Researchers have been programming peoples' immune systems to recognize and destory cancer. Part of what makes cancers so insidious is that they’re not invaders: They’re our own cells turned against us.
Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of chemotherapy. But even as they touted
Poses like down dog can bring down levels of inflammation in cancer patients. The more we learn about yoga, the more we realize the benefits aren't all in the minds of the 20 million or so devotees in
From cinnamon buns in the morning to a burger after a long run, food never smells as good as when you're superhungry. Now scientists have uncovered a clue as to why that might be — and it lies in the and
Nearly 20 patients at a North Carolina hospital may have been exposed to a rare and fatal neurological disease while undergoing surgery with surgical equipment that had not been properly sterilized, officials
The more you sit, the less physically active you are, which can lead to all sorts of health problems, including an early death. But too much sitting increasingly looks like a health risk all its own. at
Most women have probably cursed their pain-inflicting uteruses at least once in their menstrual histories. But an increasing number of women who don’t have them—either because they were born without or
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, and according to the CDC, clogged arteries from coronary heart disease kill more than 385,000 people annually. at