An investigation in Sweden into a surgeon who is a pioneer in the field of regenerative medicine has found that he committed scientific misconduct by omitting or falsifying information about the conditions of three patients in medical journals

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Stephanie Packer was 29 when she found out she has a terminal lung disease. It’s the same age as Brittany Maynard, who last year was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. But unlike Maynard, Packer says physician-assisted suicide will never be an option for her

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Healthcare Too Costly?

May 21, 2015

Don’t fear telling your doctor. The financial strain of medical expenses is a tough conversation for many patients to initiate

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You can check the grade of your hospital to see how it stacks up against others

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A Patent Problem

May 20, 2015

Making lawsuits more risky for patent trolls is just one way to stop abuse of the system

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There were subscriptions to dating websites, meals at Hooters and purchases at Victoria’s Secret — not to mention jet ski joy rides and couples’ cruises to the Caribbean. All of it was paid for with the nearly $200 million donated to cancer charities, and was enjoyed by the healthy friends and family members of those running the groups

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Avoid IVF mix-ups. “Clinics are often working with several patients at once, and mistakes are made,” says Carme Nogués

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Organovo is a leader in the relatively nascent field of 3D bio-printing, L’Oreal has an obvious need for cheap, fast, and harmless ways to test its products. In fact, the corporation has a subsidiary called Episkin which sells human skin tissue and has acquired skin engineering companies in the past

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