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Science & Technology
February 26, 2020
Study begins in US to test possible coronavirus treatment
The first clinical trial in the U.S. of a possible coronavirus treatment is underway in Nebraska and is eventually expected ...
February 26, 2020
Clinical trial to evaluate COVID-19 drug treatment
The University of Nebraska Medical Center is enrolling adults diagnosed with the coronavirus for a new clinical drug trial ...
February 25, 2020
Study finds drop in life expectancy for poor English women
Life expectancy for English women in the most deprived communities outside London declined over the last 10 years and stalled ...
February 20, 2020
80 is not the new 70: Age may bias heart care, study finds
People are more likely to buy things when prices end in 99 cents rather than rounded up to the next dollar, or cars with ...
February 11, 2020
Epilepsy treatment side effect: New insights about the brain
Though Genette Hofmann is still using her brain, last month she donated a bit of it — to science. Hofmann needed the surgery ...
February 07, 2020
French researchers in Iranian jail petition to get married
Two French researchers held for months in a Tehran prison on charges of violating Iran's state security laws have petitioned ...
January 16, 2020
German researchers develop 1st test for new virus from China
German researchers said Thursday they have developed the first diagnostic test for a new virus that has emerged in central ...
January 08, 2020
Germany: Rare virus linked to more fatal encephalitis cases
A review of fatal encephalitis cases in the southern German state of Bavaria has found that more than twice as many as ...
January 04, 2020
In a 24/7 food culture, periodic fasting gains followers
On low-carb diets, meat and cheese are OK. On low-fat diets, fruit and oatmeal are fine. With the latest diet trend, no foods ...
December 31, 2019
Officials: Hanukkah attack suspect researched Hitler online
A man charged with federal hate crimes Monday in a bloody attack on a Hanukkah celebration had handwritten journals ...
December 30, 2019
China convicts 3 researchers involved in gene-edited babies
A Chinese scientist who set off an ethical debate with claims that he had made the world's first genetically edited babies ...
December 11, 2019
New drugs show rare promise against advanced breast cancer
Doctors on Wednesday reported unusually good results from tests of two experimental drugs in women with an aggressive form ...
December 05, 2019
Drug can curb dementia’s delusions, researchers find
A drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson's patients did the same for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of ...
November 26, 2019
Germany to monitor health of 300 retired soccer players
Germany has launched a study of professional soccer players’ health after retirement in an attempt to understand the game’s ...
November 15, 2019
US approves drug to prevent sickle cell pain, organ damage
U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new medicine that can prevent some extremely painful sickle cell disease flare-ups.
October 31, 2019
Measles saps kids' ability to fight other germs
Measles has a stealth side effect: New research shows it erases much of the immune system's memory of how to fight other ...
October 21, 2019
Study raises fresh dementia concerns from playing pro soccer
A study of former professional soccer players in Scotland finds that they were less likely to die of common causes such as ...
October 04, 2019
Competitors swallow transmitters to study heat effects
The stopwatch is only one way to measure the gains athletes are making at the world championships this year. About 200 ...
September 17, 2019
Study finds air pollution reaches placenta during pregnancy
A new study suggests when a pregnant woman breathes in air pollution, it can travel beyond her lungs to the placenta that ...
September 12, 2019
Author JK Rowling makes huge gift for MS research
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made a substantial donation for research into the treatment of multiple sclerosis at a ...
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