A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel endorsed a new breakthrough therapy for advanced leukemia on Wednesday called CTL019 –- a first-of-its-kind cancer treatment, in an emerging category known as CAR-T immunotherapy. The treatment is the result of a joint effort between the University
Ellen DeGeneres is helping to make a terminally ill comedian's dream come true. Quincy Jones, a Los Angeles-based comedian who has terminal cancer, appeared on " The Ellen DeGeneres Show " on Monday, where the talk show host revealed that she had convinced HBO to air an hour-long stand-up special
By Austin Chiang, M.D. The millions of Americans who take daily supplements may be doing nothing to cut their risk of cancer and heart disease, according to updated guidelines released Monday by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force USPSTF. Nearly half of American adults take...
"Real World" Star's Passing Continues to Resonate The passing of "The Real World: San Francisco" star Sean Sasser continues to resonate days after his death as friends, family and fans remember the AIDS activist. Sasser died at the age of 44. He died "after a short but difficult battle with
Sean Sasser, who appeared on MTV’s “The Real World: San Fransisco,” has died, his former co-star Judd Winick announced on Twitter. He was 44. “Our friend Sean Sasser has died. Our love goes out to his family & husband Michael. We will miss u so...
9/11 first responders with cancer can now receive free medical care and other compensation under Zadroga.
Mike: We've been talk being with the breeze and this is the wind turbine generating energy and with the breeze picking up we'll have nice electric making and a nice tailwind for the riders. Over the next five days very humid conditions today and a chance of an afternoon thunderstorm a slight chance
Cancer Has Struck Nearly Every Household in Wewelsfleth, a Village of 1,500.
Among the lasting images of 9/11 are images of nearly everyone and everything in the immediate vicinity of the World Trade Center covered in thick dust. As that dust settled, health officials and scientists sought to figure out what was in it, and what the health effects of it could be. SLIDESHOW:
In the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill , an army of fishermen, 10,000 strong, joined the cleanup effort. Today, almost a year after the spill , many say they are suffering from debilitating health effects that studies suggest are consistent with prolonged exposure to chemicals in oil.