Faith-based investment funds struggled for years to gain attention as a viable alternative to traditional funds. Investors worried about losing financial returns and didn't always understand what faith had to do with money. In the wake of the financial crisis, faith-based investing has found new
Rituximab, already used to fight rheumatoid arthritis, could help newly diagnosed diabetics, study finds.
A vaccine that uses cancer cells against themselves significantly slows the progress of a deadly form of blood cancer , a researcher said at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). In patients with follicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma , the vaccine -- dubbed BiovaxID --
One in Three Scans May Incorrectly Indicate Cancer's Presence, New Study Says
THURSDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of developing leukemia from a drug used to treat rapidly-progressing multiple sclerosis is three times higher than previously reported, new research shows. Italian researchers found that for every 1,000 people given mitoxantrone (Novantrone), an
THURSDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- Using a steroid drug in combination with a multiple sclerosis (MS) drug may give patients more relief from symptoms than using the MS drug alone, suggests a new study. In the study, which included 341 people with relapsing-remitting MS, some patients were
Drug makers' study finds therapy has capacity to repair nerve fiber damage.
Q: How can I find a list of the stocks involved in the stem-cell research area? A: With attention placed on the promise of stem-cell research by the Obama Administration, investors are looking for a way to cash in. Stem-cell research is a promising area of medical research, which some believe might
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by editors of HealthDay: Canada to Ban Baby Bottles Made With Bisphenol A Canada has moved to ban plastic baby bottles containing bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical widely used around the world in hundreds of household items,
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by editors of HealthDay: Medicaid Expenditures Will Rise Sharply in Coming Years: Report Spending on Medicaid, the joint federal-states program that pays for medical care for those who can't afford it, will outpace the rate