| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:17 AM
By Deena Beasley
March 6 (Reuters) - Treating HIV patients first with a
chemotherapy drug improved their response to an experimental
gene-modifying technique for fighting the virus, according to
The company presented data from an...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The Children's Ball, hosted by the Children's Research Fund, attracted more than 1,000 guests to the Hilton Chicago on Dec. 14.
With a focus on research, this year's event included a Science Fair for Grown-ups. During the reception in the hotel's...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and a team of producers are huddled behind a sprawling control console, bobbing their heads as they listen to a bass-heavy track off TLC’s first album in more than 10 years.
After the music played out, Watkins...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:30 AM
A conventional biopic on almost every level, "CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story" has so many soapy elements wrapped up in it that nobody really needed to vamp much to hard-sell them. Produced by a small army that includes surviving TLC members Rozonda "Chilli"...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:30 PM
The hip-hop play “How to Break” by Aaron Jafferis (International Festival for Arts & Ideas’ “Stuck Elevator”) will be presented by the Collective Consciousness Theatre at the ECA Arts Hall, 55 Audubon St. in New Haven, Oct. 3...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Even though it already feels like summer in many parts of the country, I'm seeing typical spring illnesses like Fifth disease. This is a common viral illness seen in children, often in the late winter and spring. Patients often show up with the typical...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:29 PM
At least one member of Allentown City Council will not be present for the much-anticipated vote on the city’s water and sewer lease tonight. Councilman Cynthia Mota has been hospitalized in Venezuela for nearly a month and is still not well enough...
| Jul 3, 2013
Patients hospitalized for chronic illnesses often struggle after they are sent home, especially if they lack social support or money to manage their complex health needs.
So doctors are launching a pilot program at the University of Illinois Hospital...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Diapers? Check. Infant car seat? Check. Comprehensive genome analysis? Roger that, too.
For thousands of newborns born in and around Boston; San Francisco; Kansas City, Missouri; and North Carolina over the next several years, a full genomic...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:46 AM
The American Red Cross is urging blood donations during September to help support the initiatives of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and National Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month.
"Our blood donors help make a difference for many types of patients,...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 2:07 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Each year in the U.S. an average of a dozen high school and college football players die during practices and games, according to a new study that finds heart conditions, heat and other non-traumatic causes of death are twice...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year, and more than 137,000 people die from a stroke. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States. This unfortunate situation could be improved if people knew more about stroke warning signs and...