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Gene therapy helped these children see. Can it transform medicine?
Financial Times
“Gene therapy gives our cells the genetic capability they need to repair the illness themselves,” explains Dr Michel Sadelain, an expert in gene therapy at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. “Most current medicines are chemicals that ...


How a kidney stone taught me that medicine has changed me
y husband, Peter, texted me one afternoon: His father was violently ill and had been rushed to the hospital. The doctors thought he might have a kidney stone, a painful, but fairly common, ailment that often resolves itself. I didn't think much of it ...

Help sought from complementary and alternative medicine to remedy health problems
EurekAlert (press release)
A new and extensive study has charted the use of complementary and alternative medicine in Europe. It found that complementary and alternative medicine is being used in connection with various health problems, particularly in situations where help ...

New Scientist

A common herbal medicine may cause liver cancer mutations | New ...
New Scientist
A commonly-used herbal medicine causes mutations that are linked to liver cancer, according to research in Taiwan. Extracts taken from plants of the genus ...

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Wall Street Journal

Dr. Copper Needs Lessons in Chinese Medicine
Wall Street Journal
Copper, the metal which Wall Street loves to pretend has a Ph.D. in economics, is these days a close student of Chinese medicine. With that in mind, investors agog at commodities and U.S. equity benchmarks testing new highs should consider the ...


How drug companies make you buy more medicine than you need ...
If you've ever put in an eyedrop, some of it has almost certainly spilled onto your eyelid or cheek. You probably thought you were doing it wrong, but according to ...
Drug Companies Make Eyedrops Too Big, And You Pay For The WasteNPR

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Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit to focus on genomics, precision medicine
The Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit gathers leaders from various fields to discuss the future of health care Oct. 23-25, 2017, at the Huntington Convention Center. In this 2013 photo, Clinic physicians announce the Top 10 Medical Innovations ...
Cleveland Clinic's Medical Innovation Summit to tackle precision medicineBecker's Hospital Review

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Autopsy: Wife stabbed 123 times in cold medicine murder
Autopsy results show a Raleigh, North Carolina woman who was allegedly killed by her husband - who claimed to be on cold medicine - was stabbed 123 times. WTVD-TV reports, The autopsy report, which was released on Tuesday, shows that 29-year-old ...
Phelps murder case: Wife stabbed 123 times, husband blames cold ...USA TODAY
Wife of 'cold medicine killer' stabbed more than 100 times, autopsy revealsNew York Daily News
Autopsy: Victim in "cold medicine" slay stabbed, slashed 123 times10TV
WYFF Greenville -New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
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What it's like in internal medicine: Shadowing Dr. Hingle
American Medical Association (blog)
As a medical student, do you ever wonder what it's like to specialize in preventive medicine? Meet Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, an internist and a featured physician in the AMA Wire® “Shadow Me” Specialty Series, which offers advice directly from ...

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