Largest-Ever Cancer Data Set Made Public
MONDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. National Cancer
Institute scientists have generated an extensive data set of
cancer-related genetic variations to help researchers better
understand how cancer responds to drugs and can resist
Diabetes Drug May Protect the Brain
MONDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- The diabetes drug metformin
may do more than help control blood sugar levels: New research
suggests it may also reduce the risk of dementia.
Could a Gene Help Make You Obese?
MONDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered
a potential genetic explanation for why some people overeat and run
a greater risk for obesity.
Cancer, Chemo May Lower Alzheimer's Risk, Study Suggests
MONDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- If battling a deadly disease
can be said to have a silver lining, this might be it: Many forms
of cancer appear to lower the risk for developing Alzheimer's
disease, new research suggests.
Texas Lawmakers Pass Strict Abortion Bill
SATURDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- The Texas state Senate
passed an anti-abortion bill considered one of the most restrictive
in the country Friday night, and Gov. Rick Perry is expected to
sign it into law within a few days.