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Grail’s $1 Billion Bet on the Perfect Cancer Test - MIT Technology Review

The posters in the clinic at Gibbs Cancer Center, a regional hospital in Spartanburg, South Carolina, say “Help Stop Cancer.” Volunteers who agree to …

Cancer

Autism experts call for further research into 100-year-old drug that could hold key to treating condition

Autism experts have called for further research into a drug first discovered a century ago after a small-scale study suggested it could improve the …

Autism
Biotechnology

We’re Getting Closer to Mass Production of Bones, Organs, and Implants

Medical researchers have been able to create certain kinds of living cells with 3D printers for more than a decade. Now a few companies are getting …

3D Printing

Tesla Overtakes GM as America's Most Valuable Automaker

For the first time in the era of the modern automobile, the most valuable U.S. car maker is not based in Detroit.<p>Silicon Valley’s Tesla (tsla) …

Tesla

Promising new lymphoma treatment gets fast-tracked by FDA

<b>NEW YORK --</b> Three years ago, Tomas Sandoval was looking forward to the birth of his second child when he was diagnosed with a rare form of a blood …

A shocking study just revealed one thing that reduces hospital deaths

Every couple of years, unannounced visits by inspectors from the Joint Commission trigger a frenzied response in hospitals, in which clinicians are …

The case for making painkillers like ibuprofen prescription-only

Medications such as ibuprofen and aspirin, known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs, are widely available over the counter from pharmacies and supermarkets. But health providers have known for some time they can be unsafe for people with chronic health problems such as kidney …

Painkillers

Urgent appeal launched to find stem cell donor for 10-year-old boy

<b>An urgent appeal has been launched to find a stem cell donor for a ten-year-old boy who could develop cancer if he doesn’t get a transplant.</b><p>Jay …

Bad Luck Causes Most Cancer, New Study Finds

But keep drinking your $15 green juice, suckers.<p>Humans want to believe we control our own destinies. If we exercise for 30 minutes every day, eat healthy, avoid cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs, meditate, and participate in the health trend du jour, it seems logical that we will live longer, be …

Stem cell breakthrough offers hope for men with erectile dysfunction after prostate surgery

A breakthrough in stem cell research has given men left with erectile dysfunction after prostate surgery the chance to enjoy normal intercourse …

Breakthroughs

Gene-silencing drug halves cholesterol levels with a single jab

A new gene-silencing drug that can lower cholesterol levels is proving promising in initial clinical test results. The treatment was shown to reduce …

Blind British man in world’s first operation to deliver modified DNA to his eyes

Thousands of people born with a faulty gene which makes them go blind have been offered new hope after a British man underwent the world’s first operation to deliver new DNA to his eyes and restore his sight.<p>Around 15,000 people in Britain suffer from x-linked retinitis pigmentosa, a deteriorating …

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