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This Breakthrough Drug Study Just Opened Up a New Way to Combat Heart Disease

Yes!<p>A landmark drug study has opened up a potent way to lower the risk of heart attacks - beyond the now standard advice of reducing cholesterol - …

Older adults may not benefit from taking statins to prevent heart disease

While there is evidence to support older adults taking statins for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease - such as to prevent a second heart …

Patient uses fat stem cells to repair his wrist

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bill Marlette was a long way from home, but he was willing to take the risk, as there were really no other options.<p>He was tired of the daily pain that made even shaking someone's hand almost unbearable.<p>Marlette lost his arm in an accident when he was a teenager, but as an active kid, he …

Stem Cells

Scientists rewrote the DNA of an entire species

Biologists designed a new type of yeast from scratch. Now, they want to bring it to life.<p>In just a few years, scientists will unveil a creature whose every letter of DNA was written by a human being. It will be a yeast cell with a fully designer genome, and biological capabilities seen nowhere else …

Biology

Combative Anatomy: Using a knife for self defense

GP appointments should be five minutes longer, says BMA

Doctors call for slots to be extended from 10 to 15 minutes to improve service<p>GP appointments should be extended to 15 minutes because an ageing and increasingly overweight population means that many patients need extra time at the doctors’ surgery, according to the British Medical Association …

Medical Technology