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The angiogenesis inhibitor bevacizumab (Avastin) failed to increase overall survival (OS) or...
Copyright Reinhard Hunger
It’s a sad fact of modern medicine that many diseases—cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s—remain...
Almost 100 years ago, in a Paris laboratory, Félix d’Hérelle peered at cultures packed with...
Researchers who took a fresh look at muscle-invasive bladder cancer through the lens of gene...
Eppie Lederer and Pauline Phillips were one of the most famous pairs of identical twins in the...
The challenge posed by Alzheimer disease (AD) is stark: If no means of preventing or delaying AD is...
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In this era of cancer genetics, we’ve come to think of cancer as something like a car. Runaway cell...
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Mapping biochemical information in the brain has the potential to unlock the biochemical processes...
There’s a long and winding road to Food and Drug Administration approval for a new drug. First the...
Aging nuclear reactors often struggle to stay on line, a fact that’s just as true for small...
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About one in five prescriptions is “off label”—that is, a drug prescribed to treat a condition for...
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Using breath to divine the inner workings of the human body is a practice as ancient as Hippocrates...
Copyright Sam Kaplan
Much of what science knows about the human brain has come through...
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Jonas Salk's 20th-century cures have led to 21st-century advances...
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Nearly every major hospital or cancer treatment practice performs specific genomic testing on every...
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Xiaowei Zhuang couldn’t believe what she was seeing. Utilizing super-resolution microscopy...
Copyright Sam Kaplan
Its nine million members make Kaiser Permanente a giant of American health care. They also put the...
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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center  will collaborate with Johnson & Johnson...
The need for new therapies for Alzheimer disease (AD) is urgent: Approximately 5.3 million...
Recent breakthroughs in immunotherapy and targeted therapy have improved outcomes for patients with...

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