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New research powerfully strengthens the case against soda and other sugary drinks as culprits in the obesity epidemic.
Rockefeller University in New York says Ralph Steinman, co-winner of this year's Nobel Prize in medicine, has died.
A pioneering researcher was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday, three days after dying of pancreatic cancer without ever knowing he was about to be honored for his immune system work that he had used to prolong his own life.
A pioneering researcher was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday, three days after dying of pancreatic cancer without ever knowing he was about to be honored for his immune system work that he had used to try to prolong his own life.
Ralph Steinman, a pioneer in understanding how cells fight disease, tried to help his own immune system thwart his pancreatic cancer.
Two scientists who unlocked some of the mysteries linked to obesity or a professor who figured out how to make stem cells without human embryos could be candidates for the medicine award when the first of the 2011 Nobel Prizes are announced Monday.
For almost 50 years, people have used insect repellents containing DEET. But scientists still argue about how the stuff works.
Three stem cell researchers have been awarded the annual Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research for their pioneering work in human stem cells.
Three scientists have won prestigious medical prizes _ one for devising a treatment for a major cause of vision loss and two for laying the groundwork for an explosion in obesity research.