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  • Korean scientists say eunuchs lived longer

    Korean scientists say eunuchs lived longer
    Long live eunuchs! Ouch! Apparently castrated men lived 20 years more than intact men. But, gentlemen, please, don't rush to cut off your baby makers... It might hurt. South Korean scientists found that eunuchs living during the Chosun Dynasty lived to...
  • An antioxidant-rich diet offers the most benefits to breast cancer survivors, expert says

    An antioxidant-rich diet offers the most benefits to breast cancer survivors, expert says
    Cheryl McGee has battled breast cancer. Twice. She's undergone surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and treatments for infection, but dietary management was never part of her treatment protocol. "I don't know why nobody ever told me to go to a nutritionist...
  • Longer-term treatments

    Longer-term treatments
    After surgeons removed the tumor from her breast last November, Karen Hajiaskari, of Hamburg, N.Y., was deemed cancer-free. But for the next five years she will take a drug called tamoxifen, a medication that's commonly used to prevent a breast cancer...
  • With 'Gold,' Chris Cleave braces for another reversal in fortune

    With 'Gold,' Chris Cleave braces for another reversal in fortune
    When the British author Chris Cleave published his debut novel, "Incendiary," he fell victim to perhaps the worst historical coincidence ever to afflict an author. The book, about a terrorist attack in a London sports stadium, was released on July 7,...
  • NIH superbug outbreak a warning for local hospitals

    NIH superbug outbreak a warning for local hospitals
    Much of Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Jason Farley's recent research has focused on an evolving medical crisis: How to stop the spread of bacteria that have adapted immunity to most antibiotics. To stop it the medical community needs to track it. He's...
  • Scientists see AIDS vaccine within reach after decades

    Scientists see AIDS vaccine within reach after decades
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - At an ill-fated press conference in 1984, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Margaret Heckler boldly predicted an effective AIDS vaccine would be available within just two years. But a string of failed attempts - punctuated by a...
  • Transplant of sibling's stem cells shows promise in sickle-cell fight

    Transplant of sibling's stem cells shows promise in sickle-cell fight
    Ieshea Thomas, who has suffered from sickle cell anemia nearly all of her life, recently received a life-changing gift from her sister: stem cells. Her sister Ivenus' donation of stem cells in November means Thomas' body is now able to produce normally...
  • GlaxoSmithKline to acquire Human Genome Sciences

    GlaxoSmithKline to acquire Human Genome Sciences
    After spurning a hostile takeover bid from GlaxoSmithKline PLC in April, Human Genome Sciences Inc. said Monday it agreed to be bought by the biopharmaceutical giant for a more lucrative offer valued at $3.6 billion. GlaxoSmithKline boosted its offer for...
  • Meditation, exercise may cut sick days from colds

    Meditation, exercise may cut sick days from colds
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Meditating or exercising could drastically cut the number of days people feel sick and miss work due to respiratory illnesses like colds and the flu, according to new research. The findings are based on a small study and...
  • Woman Recovering From Infection of Flesh-Eating Bacteria

    Woman Recovering From Infection of Flesh-Eating Bacteria
    A Perry County woman is recovering after an infection of flesh-eating bacteria resulted in her losing a portion of her thigh. Dixie Finch said the entire ordeal started in March when she noticed a boil on her upper leg. She opened it and immediately...
  • Westchester firm recalls salmonella-contaminated supplement ingredient

    Westchester firm recalls salmonella-contaminated supplement ingredient
    Concern over salmonella contamination has prompted a Chicago-area firm to recall nearly 40,000 pounds of a dietary ingredient, a move that in turn prompted several recalls of supplements containing the suspect material. U.S. Food and Drug...