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The first cancer-fighting gene therapy has been approved by the FDA, a major step towards turning cancers into manageable diseases.
Media reports about the carcinogenic properties of bacon have been greatly exaggerated thanks to the extremely confusing way IARC classifies studies.
A study tracking the benefits of standing desks shows no difference in health outcomes between sitting and standing at the office.
Anti-vaccine activists funded the most complete and thorough study of vaccine safety done to their exact specifications. Now they're livid because it found nothing even remotely concerning.
Technology that can keep organs preserved and functioning outside a body are raising some thorny moral questions for ethicists.
Why is Theranos so secretive about its technology? It may be because it has no incentive to disclose its methods...
A new study backs up the idea that autism is a genetic disorder by growing neurons in petri dishes.
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...
Instead of erasing and pathologizing transgenderism, we should be studying it to unlock answers to long standing questions about sex and gender.
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