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Study: Acetaminophen Does Not Lessen Back Pain

July 24, 2014 | Videos | Comments

New research casts doubt on the most common treatment for lower back pain. Also, checking your pulse frequently after a stroke may be the best way to prevent another stroke.             

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GSK's CEO and CFO Discuss the Company's Second Quarter Results

July 23, 2014 9:13 am Videos Comments

GSK CEO Sir Andrew Witty and CFO Simon Dingemans on the group’s Q2 2014 results and strategy update.                         

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How Inversion Deals Help Drug Makers Save on Taxes

July 22, 2014 8:59 am Videos Comments

Drug companies and medical device makers are making multi-billion-dollar merger deals to avoid high U.S. corporate taxes. How do so-called "inversion deals" work?               

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Why Isn't There a Vaccine for AIDS Yet?

July 21, 2014 9:09 am Videos Comments

Researchers have been working on an AIDS vaccine since the 1980s. So what's taking so long?                           

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Researchers Target ALS With Stem Cells

July 17, 2014 8:58 am Videos Comments

The Mayo Clinic is testing the safety and effectiveness of taking stem cells from a patient's own fat and injecting them into their spinal fluid to slow the progression of ALS.             

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Opinion: Big Government Can Kill You

July 16, 2014 9:06 am Videos Comments

Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths Chairman Betsy McCaughey on the CDC’s admission that its scientists mishandled anthrax and deadly flu strains.                  

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Warm Weather Stirs Up Brain-Eating Amoeba Warning

July 15, 2014 9:18 am Videos Comments

A nine year old Kansas girl is the latest victim of a rare brain infection that lives in warm, standing water.                       

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Why Aren't All Vaccines Needle-Free?

July 14, 2014 9:10 am Videos Comments

There are already several needle-free vaccines on the market, so why can't all vaccines come without a painful jab in the arm?                     

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Eye Tests May Help Detect Alzheimer's

July 14, 2014 9:05 am Videos Comments

Researchers announced a new technique that may help detect Alzheimer's decades before diagnosis. They're looking for signs of it in the most unusual place: the eye.               

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Are Spray-On Sunscreens Safe for Kids?

July 9, 2014 12:04 pm Videos Comments

Consumer Reports advises parents to avoid spray sunscreens for their kids while the FDA investigates potential risks.                      

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Debunking Lyme Disease Myths

July 9, 2014 11:58 am Videos Comments

Debunking three myths surrounding the tick-borne disease.                                 

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New Test May Help Detect Alzheimer's Earlier

July 9, 2014 11:43 am Videos Comments

More than 5 million people in the U.S. are living with Alzheimer's. Now British researchers say they have developed a blood test that could reveal early changes in the brain related to the disease - before a patient has symptoms.    

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Using Dogs to Detect the Scent of Ovarian Cancer

July 8, 2014 9:19 am Videos Comments

Researchers are hoping a dog’s extraordinary sense of smell can play a role in creating a new test that detects ovarian cancer in tissue samples.                  

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Nearly All Alzheimer's Drugs Fail, Researchers Say

July 7, 2014 9:05 am Videos Comments

The Cleveland Clinic released a study which found that 99 percent of all Alzheimer's drugs developed in the past decade have failed.                    

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Metal Fillings No More: Lasers Used to Rebuild Teeth

July 2, 2014 11:03 am Videos Comments

Working with a team of researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute, Doctor Praveen Arany has found a way to coax stem cells into the production of dentin, a material that forms the backbone of teeth.         

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Autism Not Linked to Vaccines, Study Says

July 2, 2014 10:53 am Videos Comments

The American Academy of Pediatrics said the measles vaccine given to children under six does not associate with autism.                       

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