Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Nov. 16, 2014) Brazilian doctors hope a compound found in a common blood-sucking tick can be used to break down cancerous tumours in humans after successful results in laboratory animals. Tara Cleary has ... watch video
Newsy (Feb. 20, 2015) A new report from nutritional experts says Americans eat too much meat. But there could be big agricultural problems if demand for meat decreases.
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AFP (Nov. 17, 2015) Once a luxury, meat is now a growing staple in the diets of millions of Indonesians - who don't seem to worry much about the possible environmental damage linked to the meat industry.
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Sep. 21, 2016 A set of genes they say make sarcoma cells less aggressive has been discovered by researchers. They hope to turn the discovery into new therapeutic approaches to fight metastatic ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 While searching for a non-invasive way to detect prostate cancer cells circulating in blood, researchers have identified some blood markers associated with tumor resistance to two common hormone ... read more
Sep. 20, 2016 A computerized algorithm has been developed to highlight the value of high-volume transplant centers with corresponding improved outcomes. The study is the first to look at the positive relationship ... read more
Sep. 23, 2016 The health gains achieved if cities were designed so that shops, facilities, work and public transportation were within walking distance of most residents have now been quantified by researchers. In ... read more
Sep. 25, 2015 Ticks have had millions of years to figure out how to bite without triggering their victims' immune response. Proteins in the arachnids' spit evolved to manipulate immune cells so that the ... read more
Feb. 20, 2014 Lone star tick bites are likely the cause of thousands of cases of severe red meat allergies that are plaguing patients in Southeastern United States including Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia ... read more
Nov. 9, 2012 Meat lovers living in the central and southern regions of the United States might be opting for a vegetarian lifestyle if meat comes with an unwanted side of a life-threatening allergic reaction. ... read more