When a deadly infectious disease takes hold in a population, outbreak responders do their best to save lives and stamp out the contagion. Less widely known is the shared secret among outbreak responders: Bad behavior among their own ranks can consume undue energy amid an already frightening scenario

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Case leads scientists to a new gene mutation. Doctors in Scotland were amazed when a 66-year-old woman underwent what is normally a very painful operation on her hand for severe arthritis and required little to no pain medication afterward

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In the small town of Jefferson, Georgia, about 20 miles from the University of Georgia in Athens, a 26-year-old physician named Crawford Williamson Long removed a tumor from the neck of a man named James Venable while Venable was anesthesized with ether. The date was March 30, 1842

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This response, marked by cooperation and in-country capability, may be the model for the years ahead, as scientists from both Broad in the US and Nigeria believe the chances are high of emerging virus outbreaks occurring more frequently.

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A report published on 25 March found that 25 of the 40 universities that sponsor the most trials in the United States did not post study results on a public, government register within 12 months of completion, as is required by US law.

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A new survey shows that in this era of continuing drug shortages rationing is common in hospitals and patients aren’t always aware. With comments from our Yoram Unguru.

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From our Yoram Unguru: As a pediatric oncologist/hematologist, I strive to provide my patients with the same level of care as Governor Hogan received.

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Caregivers aren’t supported, and America overlooks their importance

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