| Sep 29, 2013
| 10:15 AM
When neurobiologist David H. Hubel accepted his Nobel Prize in 1981, it had only been a couple of decades since he and his research partner danced in front of an anesthetized cat.
Hubel and Torsten N. Wiesel were measuring electrical activity in...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 9:52 PM
Julie Harris, the delicate yet steely grande dame of the stage whose performances earned her a record five Tony Awards and 10 Tony nominations, died Saturday. She was 87.
Harris died of congestive heart failure at her home in West Chatham, Mass.,...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:55 PM
That head-splitting migraine attack that knocks you off your feet may also put you at risk of permanent changes in the brain, an analysis of 19 medical studies found.
The potential for increased abnormalities in the signal-carrying white matter of the...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 7:00 AM
"Ain't Them Bodies Saints"
Available on VOD beginning Aug. 23
Writer-director David Lowery's film is like a mash-up of the best of '70s American cinema, a story of outlaws on the run that recalls both the lushness of Terence Malick's work and the...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
At Alison McKenzie's summer camp, her counselors organize all the usual activities: arts and crafts, dance lessons, Olympics-style competitions. Like at any summer camp, people blossom, lose their fears, find strength they didn't know they had and make...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:08 PM
David F. Cargo, 84, a maverick Republican who was 37 in 1966 when he became New Mexico's youngest governor, died Friday at an Albuquerque hospital. He had a stroke about two years ago and fell ill after an active Fourth of July, said Patrick Cargo, one of...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:36 PM
A lemur that hibernates is strange and cute enough. But studying its lethargic state may provide a clue to sending humans on long-distance space travel or healing the ravages of heart attacks, stroke and head trauma, according to researchers at Duke...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Crime writer Elmore Leonard is recovering from a stroke in an undisclosed Detroit-area hospital.
"It happened a week ago, last Monday [July 29]," his longtime researcher, Gregg Sutter, told the Detroit News. "He's doing better every day, and the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:24 AM
After spending much of July in critical condition with congestive heart failure and a stroke, country singer Randy Travis has finally left the hospital.
The 54-year-old country star was admitted to the hospital in Plano, Texas, after suffering from ...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:23 PM
It's a story that is captivating people on both sides of the Atlantic.
On Feb. 28, the Desert Sun newspaper reported, a man was discovered unconscious in a Motel 6 in Palm Springs. He was taken to the hospital, where he awoke in the emergency room. ...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Too much good news in medicine may be bad news for science, according to a new study that suggests animal research is riddled with bias that allows too many treatments to advance to human trials.
Researchers examined data from thousands of experiments...