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‘Designer sperm’ the future of genetic medicine?

Get ready: The “new genetics” promises to change faulty genes of future generations by introducing new, functioning genes using “designer sperm.” A new research report appearing online in The FASEB […]

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Ways to eliminate wasteful medical tests and procedures

Medical organizations are participating in a campaign to help clinicians and patients avoid wasteful and sometimes harmful medical interventions. Recently, experts in pediatric and adult health from diverse geographic locations […]

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The doctor will email you now, and patients like it

Patients like it and so do health organizations, but electronic communications in clinical care will likely not be widely adopted by primary care physicians unless patient workloads are reduced or […]

Sugar makes cancer light-up in MRI scanners

Sugar makes cancer light-up in MRI scanners

A new technique for detecting cancer by imaging the consumption of sugar with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been unveiled by UCL scientists. The breakthrough could provide a safer and […]