Sunday, August 19, 2018

New Species Discovered: 6 Tiny Tree-Climbing Anteaters

The never-ending tale of the hunt for the tricky tree-climbing mini anteaters of Brazil. For years, researchers thought there was just one anteater species, that...

2 Kiwi Birds Removed from Endangered Species List Thanks to New Zealand Predator Police

By ELAINE KURTENBACH, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Two types of New Zealand kiwi birds are a rare bright spot in a mostly grim assessment...

South Koreans Scientists May Have Just Cured Baldness

South Korean scientist team claims their new chemical prevents hair loss and even regrows hair. It's called PTD-DMB and already works on mice but hasn't...

New Blue Tarantula Discovered in South American Forest

Scientists discovered a rare spider in Guyana, South America. If you thought the radioactive spider that bit Peter Parker was amazing, you haven't seen this...

UN Voices Alarm About Spread of HIV in Egypt

By NARIMAN EL-MOFTY, Associated Press CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. is voicing alarm over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases...

First baby from a uterus transplant in the US born in Dallas

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer The first birth as a result of a womb transplant in the United States has occurred in Texas, a...

New Dengue Vaccine Could Worsen Disease in Some People, Company Stands to Lose $118...

LONDON (AP) — Drugmaker Sanofi says that its dengue vaccine, the world's first, should only be given to people who have previously been sickened...

US approves monthly injection for opioid addiction

By MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials on Thursday approved the first injectable form of the leading medication to treat patients...

FDA Approves First-of-a-Kind Test for Cancer Gene Profiling

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer U.S. regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind test that looks for mutations in hundreds of cancer genes at once using...

Microbots Swimming Among Our Cells Could Prevent and Cure Diseases

Think brain-computer interface is mind-blowing? Dive deep into the world of microbot technology.  To enable versatile mobility inside a living organism of moving tissues and...