| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:02 PM
LONDON, March 4 (Reuters) - Britain's healthcare costs
watchdog has asked U.S. biotech group Alexion Pharmaceuticals
to explain the high price for its Soliris drug before
deciding whether the treatment should be paid for by the state
| Feb 27, 2014
| 7:48 AM
By Kate Kelland
LONDON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Britain published draft
regulations on Thursday that would make it the first country in
the world to offer "three-parent" fertility treatments to
families who want to avoid passing on incurable diseases to
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:11 PM
It's billed as a faster, safer and more accurate way of screening expectant mothers for fetal abnormalities like Down syndrome, and proponents say it has already become the standard for prenatal care.
But as a handful of California companies market...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Bret Bielema’s passionionate support for a new 10-second defensive substitution rule, which would limit hurry-up offenses centers on a concern for player safety.
The Arkansas coach was asked during a Razorbacks booster club meeting about what...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Life has its sudden drops and turns, and Tyler Carter has learned to ride them at full speed.
The 20-year-old Topton athlete was born with fibular hemimelia, a genetic condition that caused him to lose a portion of his right leg by age 1. It turned...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Austrian cinema looks set to make another big splash at this year's Berlin Film Festival. The diverse lineup is certain to springboard to fests around the globe, where Austrian film continues to represent an increasingly broad range of up-and-coming...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Naperville North junior standout Kayla Sharples, at 5-foot-11, is typically one of the Huskies' strongest inside threats on the basketball court. After her game against Wheaton North, future opponents would be wise to rethink the way they prepare to...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 30 weeks pregnant with our first baby. After an ultrasound last week, our doctor informed us that our baby will likely have a cleft lip. How soon after he's born do you recommend surgery? Will I still be able to breastfeed him?...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"It's not important what's real as long as I can visualize it," notes the narrator heroine early on in "Blind," aptly setting the stage for a lithe, quicksilver portrait of a woman whose loss of sight only serves to sharpen her creative imagination. As...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:14 PM
When Janet Rowley was accepted into the University of Chicago's medical school in 1944, the quota for women was already filled — three in a class of 65.
So she had to wait a year.
Dr. Rowley made up for that early setback by becoming an...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 11:31 AM
The difference between a glove for the left hand and one for the right is obvious to the human eye, even though the two are mirror images of each other. It is an easy task to distinguish between them and separate them from each other.
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:28 PM
A fledgling move is afoot to legalize a lighter strain of medical marijuana in the Sunshine State.
Two Florida representatives, Katie Edwards and Matt Gaetz, are taking steps to help families statewide gain access to a strain of marijuana that's shown...