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Reproductive organs grown in a lab

Dr. Yuanyuan Zhang, assistant professor at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, demonstrates the process used to engineer a vaginal organ. Zhang first selects a scaffold made of a biodegradable material. Zhang then coats one side of

Denying drugs for the dying

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5 myths about the ER, debunked

Editor’s note: Dr. Anwar Osborne is an emergency room physician and a public voices fellow at the OpEd Project at Emory University. (CNN) — The hospital emergency room is the front door of the health care system.

Wow. Agios’ Experimental Leukemia Drug Makes Cancer Undetectable In Three Patients

Agios, a biotechnology company based in Cambridge, Mass., has seemed in some ways a sign of the overexcitement of the recent biotech boom. After all, the company, despite an experienced management team, a July public stock offering

She’s the last polio case in India

Howrah District, India (CNN) — Rukhsar Khatoon is too young to fully grasp the significance of her life: that she is a last in a country of 1.2 billion people. She has become the greatest symbol of

Whither Japan Stocks: Looking For Opportunities In The ‘Post-Abenomics’ Market

Sell side analysts always find something bullish to say about the market. For investors the watchword is caveat emptor.  As an investor, what to think about Japanese stocks now? It should go without saying that Japan’s mainstream

Worried About Measles? Don’t Call Dr. Bob Sears

Dr. Bob Sears once wrote a non-evidence-based book about vaccines, urging parents to adopt “Dr. Bob’s Alternative Vaccine Schedule (TM?)” but at the least, to please purchase his book. Thousands of people, presumably terrified at the prospect

Cancer will be No. 1 killer in U.S.

(CNN) — In 16 years, cancer will become the leading cause of death in the United States, surpassing heart disease, according to a new report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. The number of new cancer

Work out smarter, not longer

Trainer Chris Jordan has designed a high-intensity circuit training program to help his clients lose weight and get fit. Instructions: Do as many reps of each move as you can in 30 seconds, resting 10 seconds in

Hundreds Drop Resumes at Colorado’s First Cannabis Career Fair

This week marked a first for Colorado and the cannabis industry as a whole: its first ever job fair. The event was held in the downtown Denver headquarters of cannabis vaporizing device manufacturer O.penVAPE which organized the