Hospitalized kids with painful ailments from broken bones to cancer are often dosed with strong, painkilling drugs known as opiates. The medications block pain, but they can have nasty side effects. Constipation, for instance, is one side effect that can cause discomfort
Genetic profiling is providing a new slant on cancer. The researchers at the Children's Hospital Informatics Program (CHIP) in Boston showed that cancers can be divided into three distinct groups, which could provide new insight into patient prognoses and possibly alter treatment decisions.
Researchers from Harvard Medical School and the University of Madison-Wisconsin have discovered how beetles and bacteria form a symbiotic and mutualistic relationship
People who suffer from severe depression following a heart attack might be more likely to experience cardiac complications while hospitalized, according to a new study.
Luc Montagnier and his team discovered HIV at the French Pasteur Institute in Paris 25 years ago, and have been awarded the prestigious prize along with other scientists who worked on discovering the root of the virus.
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