June 19, 2013
Study Reveals How New Respiratory Virus Spreads
The new respiratory virus responsible for an ongoing outbreak in the Middle East poses a serious risk to hospitals because it is easily transmitted in health care facilities, according to a new study.
Even 'Silent' Strokes Can Harm Memory, Thinking
People who experience stroke-like symptoms -- so-called "silent strokes" -- but do not have full-blown strokes are still at higher risk for memory and thinking problems, a new study finds.
New Clues to Cancer Resistance From Long-Lived Rodents
Researchers interested in
learning how certain rodents manage to live long, cancer-free lives
have stumbled upon a potentially valuable clue: a substance outside
their cells seems to help stop malignancies from spreading.
Health Tip: Surviving With Cancer
After you've finished cancer treatment, you
may be anxious for life to return to "normal." But "normal" may be
far different than it was before cancer.