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2008-08-29 03:00:03

WASHINGTON - Government regulators on Wednesday cleared the way for broader use of a blood test that can spare heart transplant patients the ordeal of repeated biopsies to check whether their bodies are rejecting the new organ. The Food and Drug Administration said the test, called AlloMap, is an example of how the science of genetics is changing the practice of medicine. The test analyzes certain kinds of genetic information contained in white blood cells. These are the cells that...

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2008-08-28 13:00:00

On Wednesday, government regulators cleared the way for broader use of a blood test that can spare heart transplant patients the ordeal of repeated biopsies to check if their bodies are rejecting the new organ. The test, called AlloMap, is an example of how the science of genetics is changing the practice of medicine, the Food and Drug Administration said. Certain kinds of genetic information contained in white blood cells are analyzed in the test, including cells that help the body fight off...

2005-10-16 08:38:08

By Jane Sutton MIAMI (Reuters) - Shackled at the wrists and ankles and forced to wear earmuffs and black goggles as he was driven in a sweltering truck to a small and isolated cell, the Muslim former chaplain at the Guantanamo prison figured he knew what was coming next. "I knew from Guantanamo that everything I had experienced thus far ... was meant to soften me up to be interrogated," U.S. Army Capt. James Yee, the former chaplain, wrote in his newly released book about his ordeal...