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Babies Cured Of Leukemia Using Genetically Modified T Cells

In a medical first, doctors at London’s Great Ormond Street hospital believe they cured two babies of leukemia using genetically engineered immune cells. Unlike...

Mindfulness Meditation Successfully Treats Anxiety: Study

A clinical trial backed by the National Institutes of Health has provided new evidence that mindfulness meditation effectively fights anxiety. Researchers from Georgetown University...

What we actually lose when the USDA and EPA can’t talk...

Facts aren't political Pexels Government science is useless if the public can't learn about it In the summer of 2015 a tropical storm slammed...

Faster approval for drugs and medical devices under the 21st Century...

By Ana Santos Rutschman, Jaharis Faculty Fellow in Health Law and Intellectual Property, DePaul University. President Barack Obama signs the 21st Century Cures Act...

Obamacare: the dismantling begins

The US Senate has taken the first concrete step towards dismantling Obamacare. It has voted to instruct key committees to draft legislation repealing the...

Why Looking For Revenge Feels So Good

Most of us have thought of looking for revenge if a professor flunks us; if we get stood up on a date; or if...

Study Reveals Another Health Benefit of Vitamin D

Growing up, our bodies require vitamin D in order to absorb calcium and promote bone growth. Humans mostly get this nutrient from sunlight —...

How Much Ibuprofen Is Too Much In One Day?

Analysis: Strong Prescription Painkillers Increasingly Deadly Sometimes when our heads hurt, or any other body part for that matter, a couple of ibuprofens don’t...

Nuts Are Nature’s True Superfood

While many studies have shown that nut consumption can help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality, not much is known about...

Sugar Ages Your Skin, Hurts Your Memory, And 4 Other Surprising...

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Keck Medicine of USC. We all know what sugar does to our waistlines. New studies show...

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