New Drugs Show Rare Promise Against Advanced Breast CancerDoctors are reporting unusually good results from tests of two experimental drugs in women with an aggressive form of breast cancer that had spread widely and resisted treatment.
Woman's Selfies Capture Parasite Moving Under Her SkinThrough a series of selfies, a woman documented a lump moving underneath her skin. Doctors gripped the bulge with forceps and pulled out a parasitic worm.
Study Ties New Gene To Major Breast Cancer Risk It's long been known that faulty BRCA genes greatly raise the risk for breast cancer. Now scientists say a more recently identified, less common gene can do the same.
Study: Diabetic Heart Attacks And Strokes Falling In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.
Study Ties Nuts To Lower Cancer, Heart Death RiskHelp yourself to some nuts this holiday season. According to a new study, regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease -- in fact, were less likely to die of any cause.
New U.S. Whooping Cough Strain Raises Questions Researchers have discovered the first U.S. cases of whooping cough caused by a germ that may be resistant to the vaccine.
Researchers Try To Separate Obesity Fact & FictionResearchers who reviewed the science behind some widely held obesity beliefs found it lacking. Their report says dogma and fallacies are detracting from real solutions to the nation's weight problems.
Study Sees Prostate Cancer Treatment Side Effects A new study shows how important it is for men to carefully consider treatments for early-stage prostate cancer. Fifteen years after surgery or radiation treatment, nearly all of the older men in the study had some problems having sex.
Family Planning Cut Having Negative ImpactCynthia Wilson of Dallas didn’t walk through the doors of a Planned Parenthood clinic looking for contraception
Study: New Medicaid Expansion Could Be A Lifesaver Until now, the Medicaid debate has been about budgets and states' rights. But a statistical study found a 6 percent drop in the adult death rate in three states that have recently expanded coverage for low-income residents along the general lines of the federal health care law.
First US Full Face Transplant Patient Smiling Ten months after becoming the first person to get a full face transplant in the United States, a Fort Worth man marvels at recovering the ability of expression.
Gene Therapy Could Be 'Game Changer' For HemophiliacsIn what's being called a landmark study, researchers using gene therapy have successfully treated six patients with severe hemophilia B, a blood-clotting disorder.
Study Rules Out Heart Problem Risks With ADHD MedsA new safety study is helping ease the minds of millions of parents who have children with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD.
'Amazing' Therapy Wipes Out Leukemia In StudyScientists are reporting the first clear success with a new approach for treating leukemia -- turning the patients' own blood cells into assassins that hunt and destroy their cancer cells.
Study: AIDS Pill Helps Gay Men Avoid HIV InfectionScientists have an exciting breakthrough in the fight against AIDS. A pill already used to treat HIV infection turns out to be a powerful weapon in protecting healthy gay men from catching the virus.