• Early Autumn Scenes In The Cotswolds
  • Farm Dust Can Help Prevent Asthma

  • Sep 03, 2015 11:15 PM EDT
  • Millions of people around the world suffer from asthma and other allergic reactions, yet there’s still no known cure. When medications hardly work, the next best step is allergy shots to be administered over a period of years, hopefully desensitizing the pat…
  • A daily pill that combines two antiretroviral drugs appears to prevent high-risk individuals from contracting HIV.
  • Insurer says daily pill is keeping high-risk individuals HIV-free

  • Sep 03, 2015 05:59 PM EDT
  • Taking a combination pill of two antiretroviral drugs each day appears to reduce the risk of contracting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Not one of its 657 clients receiving the drug became infected after more than 2 years.
  • A microscopic look at lung tissue infected with the Legionnaires' bacteria.
  • Summer is the time for Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks

  • Sep 03, 2015 01:02 AM EDT
  • There have been several outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease in the United States this summer. It may seem like a lot, but it is a typical pattern with this disease, which tends to appear in warm weather.
  • Woman against the light in at dusk.
  • Sadness May Influence Color Perception

  • Sep 02, 2015 11:25 PM EDT
  • Colors have long been associated with emotions—“I am feeling blue” or “The days are gray”—but based on two studies, they may not be entirely metaphors.
  • Doctors Seek Higher Fees From Health Insurers
  • Digital Stethoscope Receives FDA Nod

  • Sep 02, 2015 11:01 PM EDT
  • Anyone who’s ever been to the doctor is familiar with the stethoscope, a device that allows doctors to listen to heartbeats and pulmonary sounds for examination and diagnosis. These sounds are for doctor’s hearing only, but that may change with the approva…
  • DNA Testing
  • Novel Therapy Gives Hope to CLL Patients

  • Sep 02, 2015 10:33 PM EDT
  • An experimental therapy helps certain leukemia patients go into remission for more than 4 years after they received the novel treatment. This is the finding of a small patient study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania and Novartis.
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