Medical treatments targeting the DNA in tumor cells are celebrated, but insurers often won’t cover the skyrocketing cost

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Nearly 40 percent of Americans incorrectly believe that alternative medicine can cure cancer, a new study out Tuesday finds. “People feel like these types of therapies align with their personal and philosophical beliefs about managing their health,'”said one expert

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Astronauts on long-duration flights will need access to more than just routine care

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New report identifies unlicensed clinics advertising their services online

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A four-year experiment sets out to study the ecological consequences of a bold scheme to end malaria

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The group, Public Citizen, says in a letter dated Tuesday that the study’s protocol is also so “fundamentally flawed” that it will not produce reliable findings

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Whether hair pulling, skin picking or cheek biting, body-focused repetitive behaviours blight many people’s lives. How can science help us understand and treat these distressing conditions better?

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Small interfering RNA sounds like something from a science fiction novel rather than a revolutionary type of medicine. This is an exciting approach because it enhances the effectiveness of the treatment and reduces side effects

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