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An STD Will Soon Be Resistant to Antibiotics

An STD Will Soon Be Resistant to Antibiotics

The US Center for Disease Control (CDC) has officially reported that gonorrhea has been developing a resistance to the last two...

Jul 19 2016, 6:22am CDT

Growing a 3D Brain May Soon Be Possible

Growing a 3D Brain May Soon Be Possible

There's been a method developed that will allow scientists to create a "3D brain-on-a-chip." This will not only allow researche...

Jul 12 2016, 8:07am CDT

Americans Spend Billions of Dollars on Alternative Medicine: Study

Americans Spend Billions of Dollars on Alternative Medicine: Study

Adults in the U.S. spent about $30.2 billion in 2012 for alternative treatments which could include yoga, acupuncture, herbal s...

Jun 23 2016, 12:47pm CDT

Immunotherapy Medicine better than Chemotherapy in treating Lung Cancer

Immunotherapy Medicine better than Chemotherapy in treating Lung Cancer

It has been found that immunotherapy medicine is better than chemotherapy in treating advanced cases of lung cancer....

Dec 23 2015, 6:26am CST

MIT Bandage Delivers Medicine and Responds to Skin Temperature

MIT Bandage Delivers Medicine and Senses Skin Temperature

The 'Band-Aid' is made of strong and stretchy material. It lights up if medicine is running low...

Dec 9 2015, 2:57am CST

Alcoholism Medicine could prove to be a Cure for AIDS

Alcoholism Medicine could prove to be a Cure for AIDS

A medicine used to treat alcoholism could prove to be a cure for AIDS. The study is still in its infancy though....

Nov 18 2015, 6:09am CST

William C. Campbell wins 2015 Medicine Nobel Prize for United States

William C. Campbell wins 2015 Medicine Nobel Prize for United States

A part of the 2015 Nobel Prize for Medicine goes to Irish-born William C. Campbell in New Jersey, United States....

Oct 5 2015, 4:57am CDT

William C. Campbell, Satoshi Ōmura and Youyou Tu win Medicine Nobel Prize 2015

William C. Campbell, Satoshi Ōmura and Youyou Tu win Medicine Nobel Prize 2015

The Nobel Committee has announced the 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine today....

Oct 5 2015, 4:45am CDT

Nobel Prize 2015: Medicine Nobel Prize Announcement is Imminent

Nobel Prize 2015: Medicine Nobel Prize Announcement is Imminent

It is Nobel Prize week again. Starting Monday, the Nobel Foundation announces the Nobel Prize winners of 2015....

Oct 5 2015, 4:21am CDT

New Genome Editing System Is a Revolution in Human Medicine

New Genome Editing System Is a Revolution in Human Medicine

The new system allows more simple and precise genome engineering and will result in more desired genetic effects...

Sep 27 2015, 9:42pm CDT

Lung Transplant Recipient Medicine Increases Risk for Skin Cancer, Death

Lung Transplant Recipient Medicine Increases Risk for Skin Cancer, Death

A medicine that got rid of fungal infections in lung transplant recipients may in turn lead to a greater risk of tumors....

Sep 3 2015, 6:32pm CDT

Heart Medicine May Fight Ovarian Cancer in Women

Heart Medicine May Fight Ovarian Cancer in Women

It has been found out that a certain type of heart medicine may fight ovarian cancer in women....

Aug 24 2015, 6:58am CDT

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014 Announcement is Now

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014 Announced

Today the first 2014 Nobel Prize will be announced. The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine will be announced now at 11:...

Oct 6 2014, 4:25am CDT

Medicine Reminding Apps

Medicine Reminding Apps

Taking medicine or vitamins on a regular basis can be hard to maintain especially if it isn’t the maintenance type but rather a...

Apr 28 2014, 10:30pm CDT

When It Comes To Sleep, Believing Is Good Medicine

When It Comes To Sleep, Believing Is Good Medicine

In my last article I discussed research that put the “sleep debt” theory to the test. In some ways the theory held up – catch-u...

Feb 27 2014, 6:01pm CST

Investing in the Future of Medicine: In Vitro Diagnostics Market

Investing in the Future of Medicine: In Vitro Diagnostics Market

In spite of all the advances we’ve made in medicine, people still get sick. But thankfully, we’re continuously getting better w...

Feb 12 2014, 3:43pm CST

Why Your Insurance Company Will Pay You to Take Your Medicine

Why Your Insurance Company Will Pay You to Take Your Medicine

Imagine your insurance company paying you for healthier behavior, such as taking your vitamins or medications as directed, goin...

Feb 6 2014, 8:15am CST

American Medicine Today: Productivity Tracked like A Long Island Jeep Dealership

American Medicine Today: Productivity Tracked like A Long Island Jeep Dealership

The brilliant Ira Glass managed the impossible in the penultimate This American Life episode of 2013 – humanizing car salespeop...

Jan 27 2014, 4:35am CST

Medicine Or Mass Murder? Guideline Based on Discredited Research May Have Caused 800,000 Deaths In Europe Over The Last 5 Years

Medicine Or Mass Murder? Guideline Based on Discredited Research May Have Caused 800,000 Deaths In Europe Over The Last 5 Years

Last summer British researchers provoked concern when they published a paper raising the possibility that by following an estab...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

The Future Of Translational Medicine -- Lessons Learned In Therapeutics

The Future Of Translational Medicine -- Lessons Learned In Therapeutics

This post is part of our series on the National Science Foundation I-Corps Lean LaunchPad class in Life Science and Health Care...

Dec 23 2013, 11:56am CST

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to James Rothman, Randy Schekman and Thomas Südhof

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to James Rothman, Randy Schekman and Thomas Südhof

The Nobel Prize committee has announced the 2013 Nobel Prize winners this week. Watch the Nobel Prize announcements live below....

Oct 7 2013, 4:35am CDT