Joshua Melvin and Elisabeth Zingg, Agence France-Presse, Paris | Thu, 10/01/2015 3:37 PM
In just three decades, the once monolithic approach to diagnosing and
treating breast cancer has become more personalized and less intrusive
-- a transformation that likely saved millions of lives, experts say.
Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without
hurting their odds of beating the disease — good news from a major study
that shows the value of a gene-activity test to gauge each patient's
Marion Thibaut, Agence France-Presse, Mae Chan | Fri, 09/18/2015 2:17 PM
Every morning in Thailand's far north, a convoy of orange-robed Buddhist
monks and novices riding on horseback leave their mountain-top temple
in the kingdom's notorious Golden Triangle region to collect alms.
Agence France-Presse, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | Thu, 08/20/2015 4:54 PM
MERS coronavirus infections have soared in Saudi Arabia ahead of the
hajj pilgrimage, forcing the closure of a major hospital's emergency
ward in Riyadh and killing three people, officials and the press said.