SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The prosecutor's office in Aruba says a jawbone with a tooth recently found on a beach does not belong to missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway.
The agency says that an analysis based on dental records rules out that the bone fragment came from... more »
A new study may change how often older women need a bone density screening.
Researchers at the University of North Carolina found women with normal bone density at age 67 may be able to wait 10 years before their next screening test. That's because by that age, a woman's... more »
A new study suggests that people who take bone-strengthening drugs for several years may have a slightly higher risk of throat cancer.
The findings contradict another recent study that used the same database of 80,000 patients. It concluded that there was no link between drugs to prevent or treat... more »
Pueblo County Sheriff Deputies will continue to look for more human bones this week. A rancher discovered a skull on his property on Friday. The rancher says he saw something white in his field and thought it was "a ball." The rancher, who didn't want to be identified, lives on... more »
St. Jude Children's Hospital has joined forces with Washington University to learn the genetic causes of pediatric cancer.
Researchers will study cancerous and normal tissues from 600 childhood cancer patients. They will look specifically at the genetic codes of these tissues, and try to identify differences.
Those differences... more »
Authorities investigating two missing girl cases said Thursday that cadaver dogs picked up a scent that could indicate buried remains in the backyard of a Northern California couple already charged in a kidnapping.
Alameda County Sheriff's Department spokesman Sgt. J.D. Nelson said two dogs "indicated" on a site in... more »