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February 8, 2019

In older people, symptoms of pain, depression and fatigue are commonplace. But how common?

February 12, 2019

Just in time for one of the most sugar-centric days of the year, this: By the time a child is 10, it’s likely they’ve consumed the recommended allowance of sugar for an 18-year-old, according to a recent 

February 6, 2019

More than two-thirds of people with an advanced form of a rare skin cancer are on track to survive at least two years after starting an immunotherapy drug on a landmark clinical trial, researchers

February 6, 2019

Computer components designed to recognize images behave surprisingly like neurons in the brain, researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine report.

February 7, 2019

New information is unfolding on the genetic controls of an early turning point in pregnancy.

February 4, 2019

Advances in stem cell research offer hope for treatments that could help patients regrow heart muscle tissue after heart attacks, a key to achieving more complete recovery.

January 31, 2019

Studies of human monoclonal antibodies isolated from survivors of coronavirus-induced severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) or Middle-East respiratory syndrome (MERS) are unveiling surprising immune defense tactics against fatal viruses.

February 25, 2019

For almost 50 years, hemodialysis has extended lives of people with chronic kidney disease. But when a patient first learns that their kidneys have failed and dialysis is necessary to survive, it can be a jolting overture of mortality.

February 1, 2019

Experimental gene therapy cassettes for Duchenne muscular dystrophy have been modified to deliver better performance.  The cassettes, which carry the therapy into muscle cells, contain newer versions of a miniaturized treatment gene.

February 19, 2019

Nearly one in 10 patients with end-stage kidney failure undergoes toe, foot, or leg amputation in their last year of life. During this time, these patients have prolonged stays in healthcare settings and limited access to hospice services.

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