Just what the bald men need to hear to start the week. According to a study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research conference yesterday, men who have male pattern baldness may also be at a higher risk of dying from prostate cancer. Learn more
Even watching just one hour of television a day may make a child more likely to be overweight compared to kids who watch less than an hour a day. That's the conclusion of a study presented Sunday at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies. Learn more
Having Alzheimer's patients get extra sleep may boost their memories, suggests research done on fruit flies at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Learn more
INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK
Some people walk in the rain. Others just get wet.
Scientists at Cardiff University in Wales say they’ve made a key "breakthrough" in treating asthma. Not only did they discover a potential cause of the condition, but they also report that they found a drug that, at least in lab tests, was able to reverse asthma symptoms. Learn more
- SLICE OF HISTORY
Everett Thomas, a 47-year-old man dying of a heart condition, is given a new lease on life when his damaged organ is replaced with one taken from a 15-year-old girl who had committed suicide. The dramatic surgery in a Houston hospital is the first heart transplant done in the U.S. and the man who performs it, Dr. Denton Cooley, soon becomes one of America's first celebrity surgeons. Get the full story.