- National Institutes of Health officials said this week that researchers may be closer to developing a Zika vaccine than previously thought and that tests on human subjects could begin in as soon as a few months. 117 more words
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University of Minnesota Vice President for Research Brian Herman applauded the vision behind a 2017 federal budget plan released yesterday that would increase funding for research into major environmental, health and societal challenges. 449 more words
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The common cold can leave you sniffling, sneezing, and aching for a week or longer.
You might be tempted to try anything just to feel better sooner, but Consumer Reports says think twice before loading up on vitamin C supplements. 322 more words
When doctors suspect a malignant tumor or feel a suspicious growth, they can begin investigating for cancer with blood and urine tests. But to be certain a patient has cancer cells in his or her body, clinicians usually need to perform a biopsy. 432 more words
A public health technician inspects an Aedes aegyti mosquito in a research lab to help prevent the spread of Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases at the entomology department of the Ministry of Public Health, in Guatemala City. 321 more words