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Health: International Cooperation and the Campaign Against Hepatitis B

The Story: When scientists from countries around the world work together, wonderful things can happen. This is clear in the case of an ongoing campaign...

Health: Woman Declared Free of HIV Due to Umbilical Blood

The Story: An American woman with leukemia has become the first woman, and only the third person, to be cleared of HIV, the virus that...

Health: Hope for Victims of Severe Spinal Cord Injuries

The Story: Researchers at Northwestern University have tested a treatment on paralyzed mice that holds great promise for reversal serious spinal injuries. A single injection...

Science: Life & Health Sciences at the University of Liverpool

The Story: Administration at the U.K.'s University of Liverpool has targeted many members of the faculty, especially those teaching and researching biology and medicine, as...

Health: The Virus Hijacks the Alarm System

The Story: New research by scientists at the Weizmann Institute, in Israel, sheds light into how the Covid-19 virus manages to strike its victims so...

Health: Racism and Medical Research

The Story: The American Medical Association's governing body, the House of Delegates, resolved recently that racism, as it operates within the realms of medical research...

Health: Physiology Does (Somewhat) Spare Children from Covid

The Story: "Hard to believe. I don’t know how you feel about it but they have much stronger immune systems than we do somehow...

Health: Biogen Invests in ALS Project

The Story: Last week, pharmaceutical giant Biogen Inc. and start-up Scribe Therapeutics announced a joint project to develop therapies for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also...

Health: Renee C. Fox, Rest in Peace

The Story: One of the founders of the academic study of medical sociology, Renee C. Fox, passed away quietly last month at a hospice in...

Health: Remembering the Thalidomide Scandal

The Story: About sixty years ago, on both sides of the year 1960, an apparent medical advance went terribly wrong. This was the thalidomide disaster,...