| Aug 17, 2011
| 2:03 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Exposing eggs to high levels of saturated fatty acids of the type commonly found in the ovaries of obese women and those with diabetes can harm the development of the embryo, according to research published on Wednesday.
| Aug 4, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Someday, people will tell their grandchildren about this. How, under the swooping roof of the Aquatics Centre, on the final day of his final Olympics, they saw Michael Phelps race for the final time. They’ll remember how they saw him, one more time,...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Unless you count Mario Williams, a defensive end who can also play outside linebacker in a 3-4 defense, there won’t be any marquee linebackers available in free agency this offseason. But there are a handful of solid starters -- including a pair...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:10 PM
LONDON — In a turnaround that left Michael Phelps and his teammates in stunned silence Sunday night, the 400-meter freestyle relay gold medal that the U.S. had in its grasp slipped away in a late surge by the final French swimmer.
| Apr 21, 2012
Walking into the Forteza Fitness club in Chicago's Ravenswood neighborhood is like strolling into a cultural time machine.
On some days, the time machine takes us back to Victorian England, circa 1895, as instructors teach bartitsu, a mixed martial art...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 12:41 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is to stop using GlaxoSmithKline's cervical cancer vaccine Cervarix from next September and will instead offer girls Merck & Co's rival product Gardasil.
The move underscores Gardasil's lead in a $1 billion-plus worldwide...
| May 30, 2012
| 8:27 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Electronic health records have been held up as a way to improve medical care, but a new study suggests they are not necessarily making a difference in diabetes treatment.
The study, of 42 physician practices in two U.S....
| Nov 4, 2011
| 11:46 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Commercial weight-loss programs such as Weight Watchers and Slimming World are more effective and cheaper than family doctor-based services led by specially trained staff, according to the findings of a study published on Friday....
| Sep 7, 2011
| 9:15 AM
LONDON(Reuters) - Britain's health costs watchdog NICE has decided to back Japanese drugmaker Takeda's bone cancer drug Mepact after re-assessing the impact of a discount on the medicine for patients in the state-funded National Health Service (NHS).
| Oct 9, 2011
What's in a name? When it comes to nail polish, a catchy name can seal the deal for a woman searching for "her" color.
Flip the bottle to read the label and a quirky or funny name instantly sets a shade apart in a sea of reds, pinks and nudes —...
| Oct 10, 2010
Headed for Europe? See the great capitals and famous museums, of course. But then take the unbeaten path.
Avebury, England: Never mind Stonehenge. Avebury, about 20 miles north, is one of the best — and eeriest — Neolithic monuments in...