West Virginia University Researcher To Study Fracking EffectA professor has received a $450,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to look at how airborne particles that result from hydraulic fracturing affect human health.
Study: Skin Patch Could Help Kids With Peanut AllergiesA new study shows a wearable skin patch may help children who are allergic to peanuts by delivering small doses of peanut protein.
Baylor College Of Medicine To Study Zika PatientsThe Baylor College of Medicine will lead a study of patients infected with the Zika virus under a grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Report: NFL Sought To Influence Study On Brain InjuriesA senior House Democrat has found that National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease.
Nat'l Institutes Of Health Taking 1st Steps In Precision Medicine ProjectThe Obama administration is moving ahead with a major project to learn how to better tailor treatments and preventive care to people's genes, environment and lifestyle.
Fake Bar Part Of Research Into Anti-Drinking Drug There's no skunky bar odor amid the beer taps. Instead of booze, colored water fills the bottles.
Ebola Patient's Condition Downgraded, But May Not Be WorseNina Pham is approaching 24 hours at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda. But, her condition was actually downgraded to “fair” after making the trip to Maryland from North Texas.
Ebola Patient Nina Pham In Fair ConditionEbola patient Nina Pham is now in fair and stable condition in Maryland after being transferred out of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas late Thursday night.
Partial Fix Found In Mice For Genetic DiseaseIn a promising step against a genetic disease that causes deafness and gradual loss of vision, scientists have partly restored hearing with a single injection to young mice.
Head Of $3B Texas Cancer Effort Asks To Resign The executive director of a troubled $3 billion cancer-fighting effort in Texas has submitted his resignation letter amid escalating scrutiny over the management of the nation's second-biggest pot of cancer research dollars.
Researchers: Row, Row, Row Your Boat Saving LivesIt turns out a children's song may be a lifesaver when it comes to Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Researchers at UT Southwestern are using a nursery rhyme to help local fire departments improve how they perform CPR.
Flame Retardant Found In Foods At Dallas SupermarketsA new study from researchers at the University of Texas School of Public Health has revealed that flame retardant chemicals were found in many samples taken from popular North Texas food items.