LATEST NEWS: IBM's Watson to guide cancer therapies at 14 centers - NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fourteen U.S. and Canadian cancer institutes will use International Business Machines Corp's Watson computer system to choose therapies based on a tumor's genetic fingerprints, the company said on Tuesday, the latest step toward bringing personalized cancer treatments to more patients.
LATEST NEWS: Online info about braces can be improved - (Reuters Health) - Internet information about orthodontic braces varies in quality and may not be entirely accurate, according to a new study from the Netherlands.
LATEST NEWS: Exclusive: U.S. boosts bird flu emergency funds as Hormel cuts jobs - CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. government approved the use of an additional $330 million in emergency funds to help contain the worst avian influenza outbreak in U.S. history, as infected bird cases soared and hundreds of Minnesota poultry workers learned they would lose their jobs.
LATEST NEWS: WHO projections warn of burgeoning obesity crisis in Europe - LONDON (Reuters) - Europe will face an obesity crisis of vast proportions by 2030, according to new World Health Organization projections, with many countries likely to see far more than half of adults above the healthy weight limit.
LATEST NEWS: At least 265 dead in Niger meningitis epidemic - NIAMEY (Reuters) - At least 265 people have died so far this year in a meningitis epidemic in Niger amid a shortage of vaccines needed to prevent the disease's spread, the West African nation's health minister said on Tuesday.