While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds
Naturally occurring muscle protein has 'clear therapeutic potential,' researcher says
Nicotine patches and nicotine gum - the popular mainstays of so-called "nicotine replacement therapy" - don't help many smokers kick the habit and remain cigarette-free over the long haul, new research suggests.
Only partially effective against one type of virus, ineffective against second type, study found
But any clinically valuable treatment is years away, researchers say
Progressive loss of gray matter linked to worse prognosis for young patients, researchers say
Study found they preceded actual development of disease by 5 to 10 years
Research is still preliminary, with few patients involved so far
You'd better watch out: Santa Claus has a good grasp on quantum theory, genetic engineering and the space-time continuum.
Frequent python attacks on preliterate tribe explain longstanding fear of snakes
Their behavior seems to be affected by their environment, research suggests
Yawning helps keep the brain cool, and the sinuses play a role in that process by acting as bellows, a new report suggests.
Using patient's own cells to create custom airway cut risk for transplant rejection, scientists say
In early trial, it lowered LDL levels by up to 64 percent
Small study finds excess number of neurons in region responsible for communication
In boys, the gene variation was associated with about a 15% increased risk, study finds