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Evidence of ‘risk-taking’ brain

Scientists say they have found physical evidence of brain differences which may drive “thrill-seekers” to act impulsively or dangerously. Read more…

December 31st, 2008

Device keeps donor organs fresher

A special storage machine could be better than ice for keeping donor kidneys fresh for transplantation, say scientists. Read more…

December 31st, 2008

Test could offer lung cancer clue

Testing a lung cancer patient’s blood could help doctors predict the likely success of chemotherapy treatment. Read more…

December 31st, 2008

Esophageal cancer linked to osteoporosis drugs

BOSTON (Reuters) – Merck’s popular osteoporosis drug Fosamax and other similar drugs may carry a risk for esophageal cancer, a Food and Drug Administration official said on Wednesday.

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December 31st, 2008

Expert Weighs Questions On Genetic Testing

Dr. Judy Garber, director of the Cancer Risk and Prevention Program at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, answers listeners’ questions about genetic testing. Read more…

December 31st, 2008
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