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Injectable therapy could help people avoid mastectomy

A novel breast-cancer therapy that partially reverses the cancerous state in cultured breast tumor cells and prevents cancer development in mice, could one day...
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How dogs protect kids against asthma and infection

Children's risk for developing allergies and asthma is reduced when they are exposed in early infancy to a dog in the household, and now...

Innovative contact lens delivers glaucoma medication continuously for a month

For nearly half a century, contact lenses have been proposed as a means of ocular drug delivery that may someday replace eye drops, but...

Brainstem abnormalities found in ‘SIDS’ infants

Investigators at Boston Children's Hospital report that infants dying suddenly and unexpectedly, in both safe and unsafe sleep environments, have underlying brainstem abnormalities and...

Why type 2 diabetes sometimes disappears after gastric bypass surgery

Though existing research has shown that gastric bypass surgery resolves type 2 diabetes, the reason has remained unclear. A research team led by Nicholas...

Splitting donated livers shown to be safe, allowing doctors to save...

Split liver transplantation carries no increased risk of failure in either recipient, allowing surgeons to safely save two lives from a single donated organ...

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