Doctor and marathon runner reunite after rescue
Kristie Elfering had a heart attack during the New York City Marathon – just as Dr. Ted Strange was fatefully running by
Vine compound starves cancer cells
Researchers from Würzburg and Toyama have discovered that a compound isolated from tropical rainforest vines inhibits the growth of pancreatic...
One in 5 kids with food allergies treated in emergency department in past year
Researchers from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and colleagues estimate that nearly 8 percent of US children (about 5.6...
New dual-action cancer-killing virus
Scientists have equipped a virus that kills carcinoma cells with a protein so it can also target and kill adjacent cells that are tricked into...
Scientists explain how wombats drop cubed poop
How do wombats produce cube-shaped poop? Patricia Yang at Georgia Tech set out to investigate. Yang studies the hydrodynamics of fluids, including...
Spanking in developing countries does more harm than good
Spanking may be increasingly harmful for children on a more global scale than previously known, a new University of Michigan study indicates.
Growing number of state laws limit local government control over food and nutrition
In recent years, more than a dozen states have passed laws limiting local governments' ability to create food and nutrition policies and more than...
Sexual orientation identified as a risk factor in opioid misuse
Men and women who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual are more likely to misuse opioids when compared with those who identify as heterosexual, a...
Negligible risk of transmitting HIV during sex when viral load is suppressed
There is a negligible risk of transmitting HIV during sex when a person living with HIV is on antiretroviral therapy and maintains a viral load...
New method studies how newborn baby's brain responds to being touched on face
A newborn baby's brain responds to being touched on the face, according to new research co-led by UCL.