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Scientists were able to alter an enzyme that is already used to treat the disease.
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It's shocking that he took something as complex as a broken health-care system and twisted it into a story complete with a bad guy and a motive in less than 140 characters. Flippant statements let people - important people like those in government - ignore the danger. And then, they don't have to fix it.
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Several studies on Asian and North American populations suggest that drinking green tea can help you reduce your risk of leukemia. Clinical trials also show that green tea extracts can help treat some forms of leukemia.
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The University of Waterloo announced on Monday that the school of pharmacology has made a breakthrough in leukemia research. Professor Paul Spanguolo and his team of researchers say a lipid found in a...
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Harriette Thompson, 92, ran her 16th marathon in 7:24:36 last Sunday. Thompson zoomed past the previous record of 9:53:16 set by Gladys Burrill in 2010, making her the oldest female finisher on record...
As someone who has had both leukemia and measles as an indirect result of chemotherapy, I'm a firm believer in Western medicine (though I do enjoy organic kale juice from time to time). Watching the vaccination furor from afar, I've been thinking about the connection between this debate and the two First Nations girls from Ontario who opted to have "natural" therapies to treat their Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia instead of proven chemotherapies.
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Mai Duong had expected to be home by Christmas. After months in hospital, the 34-year-old mother, who is fighting a very public battle against leukemia, was told she would be well enough to leave he...
Having one close family member battle cancer would be heartbreaking enough, but Tammy Covino has two. Covino's mother has been fighting a long battle with cancer. Then on Tuesday, another devastating...
A four-year-old Victoria, B.C. girl fighting cancer has finally received some good news. It's been a long road for Hannah Day, who was diagnosed with leukemia last year after already beating cancer on...
Mikhail Gorbachev initiated the fall of the Berlin Wall, the collapse of communism and the end of the Cold War. At the heart of all his actions has been compassion for his fellow human beings. We had a chance recently to sit down with Gorbachev.
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Scientists are reporting the first clear success with a new approach for treating leukemia — turning the patients' own blood cells into assassins that hunt and destroy their cancer ce...