ImMucin, a vaccine that targets a molecule present in 90 percent of all cancers, has been tested on humans for the first time, according to researchers who found that all the blood cancer patients tested in the trial had greater immunity to the disease after receiving the drug.
Two-thirds of appendix removals may be unnecessary, according to a new UK study suggesting that a course of antibiotics may be just as effective and safer for patients with uncomplicated appendicitis.
Women spend an average of 81 minutes per day on Facebook, whereas men spend 64 minutes. Low educated groups and low income groups who spend more time on Facebook also report feeling less happy and less content with their lives.
A new study suggests that social and communication skills in some kids with autism may improve over time with therapy, but other kids will continue having problems functioning as they get older.
AVI BioPharma Inc's shares could get a boost if its drug targeting treatment for a rare fatal form of muscular dystrophy proves to be effective in clinical drug trials, according to an article in the April 2 edition of Barron's.
In a nondescript suburb south of London, tucked away behind a big hospital, Paul Workman and fellow scientists are celebrating victory in the "World Cup" of cancer drug research for their work in discovering a stream of new medicines.
Opera and classical music may help patients recover from surgery by boosting the immune system, according to new research that looked into the role music played as mice recovered from heart transplants
A drug being developed to help the immune system break down cancerous tumors has been found to shrink breast, bowel, prostate, ovarian, brain, bladder, liver and some blood cancers that have been transplanted into mice, according to a new study.
Tragedies tend to make people happier according to a new study.
Have you ever thought about the effect of those terrorist attacks on mental health clinicians who provided care to the victims of 9/11?
Male high school athletes' ability to recognize and intervene to stop dating violence is improved ...
A 37-year-old Virginia man who was injured in a 1997 gun accident has received the most extensive full face transplant ever performed which consisted of a new face, teeth, tongue and jaw.
An employee gives a medical-cosmetic massage to a client using an African snail at a beauty salon in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk March 23, 2012.
Chief of Plastic Surgery Eduardo D. Rodriguez, M.D., D.D.S., shows before and after pictures of patient Richard Norris during a news conference at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore March 27, 2012.
Nicotine patches and intensive counselling do not help people quit ...