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TB, or not TB? At last, a urine test can diagnose...

Description:Andrew Aitchison/GettyA urine test for tuberculosis could make it much easier to identify the disease and treat it before it kills.There were more than...

Huge Breakthrough as Experimental Drug Is First-Ever to Suppress Huntington’s Protein

The first human trial of an experimental drug designed to combat Huntington's disease has delivered a success beyond what the researchers themselves hoped for.Results...

CRISPR Might Be Able to Cure Disease, Without Changing Genes –...

CRISPR is our genetic superweapon. Derived from the cellular machinery of bacteria, Scientists have already started using it to fight everything from cancer to...

A boy is missing the vision bit of his brain but...

Description:Inaki-Carril Mundinano,Juan Chen,Mitchell de Souza,Marc G. Sarossy,Marc F. Joanisse,Melvyn A. Goodale,James A. BourneAn Australian boy missing the visual processing centre of his brain has...

The Buzz on How Flies Spread Disease

By Alan MozesHealthDay ReporterMONDAY, Dec. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Flies aren't just annoying. They can spread disease -- and may be far better...

The Once-Deadly Scarlet Fever Is Making a Weird Comeback Around The...

After decades of decline, scarlet fever is once again on the rise in the UK and other places around the world, and doctors are...

Tweaking Prices For 7 Foods Could Save 60,000 Lives in The...

It's no secret there are strong correlations between how much foods cost and how much we consume them, with things like soda taxes being...

Slow-killing parasite from Vietnam may be killing veterans, VA study says

HERALD, W.Va. -- A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying...

Big Sugar Buried These Concerning Health Studies 50 Years Ago

New evidence shows the sugar industry suppressed scientific research that linked sugar to heart disease and bladder cancer in rats.The Sugar Research Foundation, the...

Hacking The Rhythm of DNA Replication Could Kill Off Cancer Cells

Throughout our lifetimes, our cells divide to create new cells to keep the body running, ensuring a steady supply of biological building blocks. This...