The diagnostics company Myriad Genetics introduces a DNA test that could reveal a woman’s risk even if she doesn’t have one of the gene variants now associated with the disease

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Renda Bower knows well the cost of drugs to treat rheumatoid arthritis – her husband, son and daughter all have the painful, disabling autoimmune disease. And the family’s finances revolve around paying for them

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Ms. Fawcett, 53, has end-stage liver disease, and the celebration took place in a ninth-floor family lounge at Mount Sinai Hospital, though she was too sick to eat very much. Ms. Fawcett, a retired caterer, is one of 14,100 people in the United States waiting for a liver transplant. One in ten will die before getting an organ

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Jen Gunter writes, “At age 36, I joined the saddest sorority of mothers: those who gave birth but have no baby.”

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The National Institutes of Health has lifted a ban on “gain-of-function” research on Tuesday—the kind of research that requires genetically modifying viruses to make them more deadly or more contagious

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AS A FOURTH year medical student at Yale, Matthew Erlendson says he had to think long and hard about whether to participate in a recent hackathon at the Department of Health and Human services

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Recent revelations that a U.S. researcher injected Americans with his experimental herpes vaccine without routine safety oversight raised an uproar among scientists and ethicists

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BioViva and its controversial CEO Liz Parrish want to bring experimental gene therapies to patients prior to approval by regulators in a quest to cure aging

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