Some animals apparently have the ability to make their own sunscreen, and with further research it's at least possible that a compound may some day help humans do that as well.
The soaring price of drugs used to treat multiple sclerosis may be just one sign of a much larger problem in the pharmaceutical industry, a new study concludes.
A majority of older Americans are now taking a daily dose of aspirin, even though its use is not recommended by the FDA for many of them.
Antidepressant drugs used to treat anxiety disorders may not work as well as published studies would have you believe, raising questions about the process used to inform doctors.
The students at the University of Oregon are facing a serious outbreak of meningitis, the CDC has called for a massive immunization program, and OSU students are heading south to help out.
New research has helped to explain the megative impact of antibiotics on a wide range of health issues, and suggest the issue is broader than realized.
A new system developed at OSU may improve the efficacy of cancer surgery through the use of phototherapy and a technique that "illuminates" the tumor.
Research at OSU suggests that "antibiograms" could improve the use antibiotics in an appropriate and judicious manner, and reduce problems with antibiotic resistance.
An analysis has found that "mild" control of systolic blood pressure to 150 or below is adequate for older adults - medications to achieve lower levels is unnecessary.
New research has found that HIV-positive women receiving one of the most common forms of drug therapy should be able to use at least some forms of oral contraceptives for birth control.
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