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2011-01-03 09:25:00

Embattled pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has announced that they will partner with researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) to help develop a revolutionary new blood test that can detect even a single cancer cell in a blood sample.

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2010-09-13 09:40:00

Researchers at the New York State Department of Health have identified a handful of drugs and antiseptics that could help bats fight off the fungal disease which killed more than a million of them throughout the United States.

2008-09-28 12:00:13

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE By Marilynn Marchione The Associated Press The largest alternative medicine study the government has ever launched has stopped enrolling people while officials investigate whether participants were fully informed of the risks and are being adequately protected.

2008-08-14 09:00:07

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE By Marilynn Marchione The Associated Press People with chronic chest pain who are not in big danger of a heart attack now may have even less reason to rush into an artery- opening angioplasty: There's more evidence drugs should be tried first and often are just as effective.

2008-07-30 09:00:16

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE By Marilynn Marchione The Associated Press CHICAGO For the first time, an experimental drug shows promise for halting the progression of Alzheimer's disease by taking a new approach: breaking up the protein tangles that clog victims' brains.

2008-07-29 09:00:16

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE By Marilynn Marchione The Associated Press CHICAGO A milder type of mental decline that often precedes Alzheimer's disease is alarmingly more common than has been thought , and in men more than women, doctors reported Monday.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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