articles tagged: medical experiments
why the best way to stop drug-resistant bacteria may be to get them sick
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why the best way to stop drug-resistant bacteria may be to get them sick

As the world braces for an onslaught of drug-resistant bacteria, we may be closing in on a new weapon against the worst, most persistent strains by domesticating their natural enemies.

how theranos could’ve saved itself, and why it didn’t
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how theranos could’ve saved itself, and why it didn’t

Perhaps the worst thing about Theranos is not the lies, the fraud, or the failure. It’s that the company and its portable lab could have been salvaged and improved lives if its CEO didn’t drown in her own hype.

why it’s so hard to study psychedelics for mental health treatment
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why it’s so hard to study psychedelics for mental health treatment

As recreational drugs show promise in medical, and possibly professional settings, research is being held back by laws crafted around vindictive politics rather than science.

why you may want to hold off on stem cell therapy for now…
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why you may want to hold off on stem cell therapy for now…

Doctors are already offering stem cells via injections and IV drips to treat complex soft tissue damage. But their treatments are far from being ready for prime time...