| Jun 16, 2011
| 2:09 PM
If there's a single statement that everyone who works in the field of autism can agree on, it's that there is so much that we still don't know.
Medical professionals can't even definitively say why more children are being diagnosed as having autism or...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Dr. Constance A. "Connie" Griffin, an internationally known pancreatic cancer researcher who led the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center's Cytogenetics Core and was director of the Pathology Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, died Jan. 8 of pancreatic...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for a few good men and women to volunteer for a battle it's waging at home — against disease.
Actually, more than a few are needed. Officials overseeing health care for the nation's veterans are...
| Oct 12, 2008
In the nearly 40 years since the nation declared war on cancer, great advances have been made in breast cancer screening, early detection and treatment.
The death rate for breast cancers has fallen.
More is discovered all the time about the genetics and...
| Dec 22, 2007
Major League Baseball officials have spoken of former Sen. George Mitchell's report on steroids as a way to put a stamp of understanding on the past and move toward a cleaner future.
But those who have battled doping for much longer in cycling, track and...
| Jun 9, 2009
| 10:00 AM
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University and Kennedy Krieger Institute will take part in what's being called one of the largest studies to examine the early causes of autism.
While other studies have asked if autism is caused solely by genetics or only by...
| Jun 10, 2009
Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the Kennedy Krieger Institute are joining in what is being called one of the largest studies to examine early causes of autism.
Medical experts have been trying for years to unravel why children develop autism. Is it...
| Apr 5, 2009
On a recent morning they knocked on Mary Ann Stoltzfus' door, the research nurse and her Amish helper, just as they have on so many doors over the years. They didn't call ahead - most Amish don't have telephones. They tracked down Stoltzfus the old-...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:45 PM
A food safety group filed a lawsuit in hopes of forcing the U.S. Department of Agriculture to release documents in court that could explain why the federal agency approved genetically engineered alfalfa despite its misgivings about environmental safety....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday, with the S&P 500 suffering its worst day since early February, on rising tension between Ukraine and Russia and concerns about a slowdown in China.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 230 points...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 6:06 AM
(Reuters) - Myriad Genetics Inc said a U.S. court denied its motion to temporarily stop rival Ambry Genetics Corp from selling products similar to Myriad's gene-based cancer test, the latest setback for the diagnostics company.
Myriad's shares fell 12...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:25 PM
(This March 6 story has been corrected to fix spelling of test to verifi from Verify in paragraph 33)
LA JOLLA, California (Reuters) - When President Bill Clinton announced in 2000 that Craig Venter and Dr. Francis Collins of the National Human Genome...