Research and Development Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/25/2002
A Skin Test for Cholesterol

Palm monitor may be more accurate than just a blood test

6/13/2002
Molecule That Causes Us to Drink May Also be a Cure

It's a good genesis for producing drugs to fight alcoholism

6/4/2002
Stuck On You?

Adhesive power of mussels may help develop surgical adhesives

6/3/2002
And Now... Biorubber, a Possible Transplant Material

MIT develops a polymer for tissues that's elastic

5/30/2002
Scientists Learn How Cells 'Steer' Toward Specific Parts of Body

Two genes linked to development of cancer provide clue

2/7/2002
Cell Survival Signal Sighted

Study identifies molecules that pull cells back from the brink of death

1/22/2002
Selfish Science

Survey shows academics don't always share information

1/2/2002
Global Study to Focus on Diabetes Prevention

Two drugs are target of early detection efforts in largest-ever trial

12/20/2001
Doctors With X-Ray Vision?

Sonic flashlight would let physicians see through skin

8/26/2001
Scleroderma Registry Could Boost Research

Sponsors hope to pinpoint possible genetic link

7/30/2001
Poll: Most Americans Support Stem Cell Research

President Bush mulls government position

7/21/2001
Autopsy Decline Taking Its Toll

Medical research hindered by dramatic post-mortem drop

5/23/2001
Autopsy Decline Taking Its Toll

Medical research hindered by dramatic post-mortem drop

5/21/2001
When a Clinical Trial Goes Wrong

It's called the 'File Drawer Effect'

5/13/2001
Sea Creature Joins Cancer Fight

Extract derived from sea cucumbers shown to block growth of deadly cells