British Scientists Discover Cancer-Killing Immune Cell by Accident

Jan 27, 2020
British scientists have discovered, by accident, a new type of immune cell that kills most cancers.  While analyzing blood from a Wales bank

Does Texas Student Who Visited China Have Wuhan Virus?

Jan 24, 2020
A university student being treated for a respiratory illness in Texas after traveling to Wuhan, China, is being tested for the newly discover

UPDATE 4-China Says 17 New Cases in Virus Outbreak, Wuhan to Restrict Large Gatherings

Jan 21, 2020
China said on Sunday that 17 more people had become infected with a new coronavirus strain, fanning fears it will spread further as hundreds

Sepsis Kills Double Number of People Than Previously Known

Jan 18, 2020
Sepsis kills more than twice as many people worldwide as once believed, and children in poor regions account for an excessive number of such

Anxiety Not a Life Sentence

Jan 15, 2020
A diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder need not be a life sentence, a large Canadian study suggests. “It’s so exciting,̶

CDC: Fewer US Women Giving Birth

Jan 12, 2020
Fewer U.S. women are giving birth, a trend with ominous implications for the future, according to new data. America’s total fertility rate —

Suicide Rates Fall as Minimum Wage Rises

Jan 9, 2020
Minimum wage laws can be a literal lifesaver for people who are struggling to get by, a new study suggests. The suicide rate declines among l

Loss of Sleep Can Make You Eat More

Jan 6, 2020
If you need yet another health reason to get enough sleep, here’s one that may wake you up: Science shows that a loss of sleep can make

Report: Median Drug Price Hikes That Began on Jan. 1 About 5 Percent

Jan 3, 2020
Drugmakers’ price hikes in the U.S. on more than 250 drugs went into effect on the first day of the new year — and though nearly all we

Study: FDA Did Not Verify If Opioid-Curbing Effort Worked

Dec 31, 2019
The FDA failed to verify whether a program designed to help control the opioid crisis actually worked because of poor oversight, according to