June 2, 2018
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Doctors used so-called fecal transplants to treat a serious gut infection in patients in a small study. The transplants, from healthy donors, were as effective...
May 24, 2018
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Migraine is the most disabling neurological disease in the world among people under age 50, beating epilepsy, strokes and chronic back pain. Yet many who...
May 17, 2018
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The agency has approved the first drug designed to prevent migraines, a persistent cause of misery worldwide. It’s made by Amgen and Novartis and will...
April 28, 2018
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Even as experts applauded last week’s arrest of the Golden State Killer suspect, Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, some expressed unease at reports that detectives in...
February 9, 2018
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DNA databases holding samples from thousands of rhinoceroses and elephants are helping to convict illegal traffickers.
January 31, 2018
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Researchers have learned that a bizarre accumulation of mutated stem cells in bone marrow increases a person’s risk of dying within a decade, usually from...
January 17, 2018
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The White House physician’s rosy assessment of the president’s heart health is raising concern among cardiac specialists who saw the test results released to the...
November 2, 2017
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The new study, published in the Lancet, stunned leading cardiologists by countering decades of clinical experience. The findings raise questions about whether stents should be...
September 9, 2017
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Developments in determining genetic ancestry have allowed people to determine their ethnic backgrounds, tracking down family through companies like Ancestry.com, 23andMe, and specialty companies like...
August 12, 2017
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There are too many experimental cancer drugs in too many clinical trials, and not enough patients to test them on.