| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Music therapy might help lower anxiety and improve mood in people with cancer, say researchers who analyzed past studies.
It's not entirely clear from those studies what kind of music-related treatment -- going to sessions...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 3:05 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The next time you stay in a hotel, you might want to bring some extra hand-sanitizer.
A study on contamination levels in hotel rooms led by the University of Houston, presented on Sunday at the American Society of Microbiology,...
| Jul 13, 2011
Three area hospitals were recognized in a new nationwide survey for their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients.
The Human Rights Campaign's Healthcare Equality Index 2011, released last week, cited Advocate Illinois Masonic...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 6:15 PM
Any time Emilia Czyszczon gets bogged down in her biological engineering studies — any time she considers taking the easy route on an assignment — she thinks about her father.
He, too, attended Purdue University, but only after emigrating...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 10:21 AM
At the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, scientists are working on a database that will help drug makers decide which of 1,000 or so materials are safest and most effective to deliver specific medications.
It's a project that could get a big...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 5:29 PM
One former Purdue teammate nicknamed him " Superman."
Boilermakers coach Danny Hope favors "Tarzan."
Quarterback Robert Marve tagged him "The Beast."
Ryan Kerrigan answers to all of them, mainly out of politeness.
" 'Superman' is so out of character...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Those of us lucky enough to grow old must contend with the miserable stereotypes of what it's like: the frailty, the forgetfulness, the early bird specials.
But in aging, as in many things, attitude can make all the difference. Research has shown that...
| Nov 5, 2010
Like every dedicated farmer, Darius Dixon rises before dawn each morning and heads out the door with dreams of a bountiful harvest.
But for Dixon, 17, embracing an agrarian way of life requires a grueling two-hour commute five days a week on a CTA bus...
| May 18, 2012
It's often cheaper, and certainly more convenient, but you might wonder whether you get what you pay for with an online MBA.
A few top-flight business schools have entered the online world, bringing cachet to the field. But skeptics abound. Access to the...
| Sep 30, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Purdue's Robert Marve lost for the season with torn ACL Purdue quarterback Robert Marve will miss the rest of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee....
| Oct 4, 2010
| 4:33 PM
-- Abrupt cancellations: Conductor Riccardo Muti, who had recently begun his tenure as music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchesta, has withdrawn from his fall appearances with the orchestra due to health issues. (Chicago Tribune) -- Racy material:...