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Drug trial shows promising results to fight Huntington's disease

CNN - 1 hour ago
(CNN) For the first time, an experimental drug has reduced levels of the toxic protein that causes Huntington's disease in humans. Huntington's disease is an inherited disorder in which...

Good News, Guys: Viagra Prices Start to Tumble Today

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Michigan is facing an alarming Hepatitis A outbreak

WZZM - 1 hour ago
An alarming number of hepatitis A cases have swept across southeast Michigan since August 2016 in what public health officials said is one of the largest outbreaks to occur in the United States since...

Birth Control Pills Protect Against Cancer, Too

New York Times - 2 hours ago
After a Danish study last week reported finding more breast cancer cases among women who use hormone-based birth control methods, many women were left wondering: How significant is the risk, and what...

Why A Pill That's 4 Cents In Tanzania Costs Up To $400 In The US

NPR - 3 hours ago
Two pills to wipe out hookworm could cost you four cents. Or $400. It just depends where you live. The four cents is in Tanzania. That'll cover the two pills it takes to knock out the intestinal...

CAR T, immunotherapy bring new hope for multiple myeloma patients

Medical Xpress - 10 hours ago
Micrograph of a plasmacytoma, the histologic correlate of multiple myeloma. H&E stain. Credit: Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 3.0. Two investigational immunotherapy approaches, including chimeric antigen...

We're missing out on a better way to make flu vaccines

Popular Science - 5 hours ago
Every year, the World Health Organization makes a gamble: which flu viruses will dominate? They get two chances (one for each hemisphere) and this year, the WHO seems to have gotten it right twice....

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