Originally published on Wed March 6, 2013 8:10 am
Originally published on Wed March 6, 2013 5:04 am
When it comes to the state of the nation's health, the U.S. seems to get one poor grade after another. Despite spending more on health care, we've been slipping behind other high-income countries for life expectancy and healthy living.
Originally published on Mon March 4, 2013 12:31 pm
In the quest for better cancer medicines, vaccines that treat rather than prevent disease are getting lots of attention.
More than 90 clinical trials have tested therapeutic vaccines in cancer patients, but the results have been a mixed bag.
A recent study in mice suggests that changing a traditional ingredient in the vaccines could make a big difference.