Less than two weeks after Angelina Jolie revealed she’d had a double mastectomy to avoid breast cancer, her aunt died from the disease. Debbie Martin died at age 61 at a hospital in Escondido, California near San Diego, her husband, Ron Martin, said.
It wasn’t easy for Bill Thielker to believe it when his doctor diagnosed him as depressed–mostly because he wasn’t terribly sad.
Molecular biologist Dean Hamer has blue eyes, light brown hair and the goofy sense of humor of a stand-up comic.
Since the days of Reefer Madness, scientists have sought to understand the complex connection between marijuana and psychosis. Cannabis can cause short-term psychotic experiences, such as hallucinations and paranoia, even in healthy people, but researchers have also long noted a link between marijuana use and the chronic psychotic disorder, schizophrenia.
As their due date creeps closer, many pregnant women pack a go bag for the hospital: toothbrush, iPod, cute bringing-baby-home outfit.
The eight Italians who will decide the fate of Amanda Knox, the American college student who is appealing a 2009 conviction of the murder of her British roommate Meredith Kercher, won’t officially consider a review of the DNA evidence for more than another month.
Until just a few years ago, making a baby boy or a baby girl was pretty much a hit-or-miss affair.
Th e Food and Drug Administration on Thursday released a preliminary report on the safety of meat and milk from cloned animals. Their verdict: that these food products are no different from those derived from conventionally bred animals, and are therefore safe to eat.
At first it sounded like science fiction, curing genetic diseases by giving people new genes. Then it seemed like simple fiction: while theoretically possible, gene therapy appeared unlikely to become a true therapeutic option, the field having suffered years of complications and high-profile setbacks.
See ya, Saw. According to early estimates from Hollywood.com Box Office, the new big kahuna in horror is officially “Paranormal Activity,” which conjured $22 million in its first weekend with a full wide release, clawing its way to the top of the box office after a full month in theaters