A new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has identified specific genes associated with increased risk for triple-negative breast cancer, providing the basis for better risk management.
The United States is pursuing aggressive policies in the Asia-Pacific region under the guise of “freedom of navigation” exercises but this strategy will backfire as China increases its hold on the South China Sea, says Dennis Etler, an American political analyst who has a decades-long interest in international affairs.
US President Donald Trump's administration will begin rolling back Obama-era environmental regulations in an ‘aggressive way’ as soon as next week, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said — adding he understood why some Americans want to see his agency eliminated completely.
Families may be more satisfied with end-of-life care for loved ones dying of cancer when treatment is focused on comfort rather than aggressive treatment and provided outside of a hospital, a US study suggests.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), an antibiotic-resistant superbug, can cause life-threatening skin, bloodstream and surgical site infections or pneumonia. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine now report that cigarette smoke may make matters worse. The study shows that MRSA bacteria exposed to cigarette smoke become even more resistant to killing by the immune system.