Bee Brains Offer Insights Into How Human Memories Form

Scientists have discovered that genes switch off as memories are being formed, allowing for new connections between...

Hand dryers can spread bacteria in public toilets

Modern hand dryers are much worse than paper towels when it comes to spreading germs

HIV Drug Blocks Bone Metastases in Prostate Cancer

Although prostate cancer can be successfully treated in many men, when the disease metastasizes to the bone, it is...

Why Bowel Cancer Sometimes Outsmarts Treatment

Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered that bowel cancer may not be restricted to starting its journey in the...

Current Mutation Detection Process Misses People at High Risk of Cancer

Women carrying a BRCA 1 or 2 gene mutation have approximately a 15 to 45 percent chance of getting ovarian cancer...

Restrooms: Not as unhealthy as you might think

Microbial succession in a sterilized restroom begins with bacteria from the gut and the vagina, and is followed...

How are global HIV/AIDS trends affecting US-African aid policies?

The article looks at the major AIDS-related announcements from advocacy and care-providing organizations, paying...

First steps for new breast cancer vaccine show promise

Scientists have developed a new vaccine for breast cancer that has been found to be safe for patients with...

Widely used osteoporosis drugs may prevent breast, lung and colon cancers

The most commonly used medications for osteoporosis worldwide, bisphosphonates, may also prevent certain kinds of...

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