Inclusion of pregnant women in live vaccine trials is an ethical imperative

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Her HeLa cell line has been critical to numerous medical breakthroughs; her story has inspired important discussions of bioethics, patients’ rights

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A cutting-edge CAR-T cell therapy for otherwise untreatable forms of blood cancer is too expensive to justify its use on Britain’s state-funded health service, the country’s healthcare cost agency NICE said on Tuesday

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Comparative effectiveness research may be the best way to answer questions that patients and physicians face every day

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Machine learning has the potential to save thousands of people from skin cancer each year—while putting others at greater risk

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Dependence is a special type of drug-related harm. It’s an adaptive phenomenon resulting from exposure to a centrally-active drug and defined by the development of withdrawal symptoms when the drug is removed or the dose lowered too quickly

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Microbiome testing companies have become a thing, offering consumers a chance to see a snapshot of the billions of microbes that reside in their bodies. Some promise even more from a swab: personalized advice on how to improve your health

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Julian Savulescu presents hypothetical cases to explore whether safe and effective gene therapy ought to be compulsory

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