Our own bodies. We’ve sent people to space for decades — but we’re only beginning to learn what that means for their health

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The FDA has taken an industry-friendly approach toward companies using unproven cell cocktails to treat people desperate for relief from aging or damaged joints

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Imagine yourself stuck in the hospital. Would you rather your doctors be well-rested, with a limit on how many hours they can work? Or would you rather they work longer shifts, seeing you through the critical hours of your illness and with fewer handoffs of your care?

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“Munchausen by internet” is rattling tight-knit online support groups

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The agency ruled that Dengvaxia, can only be used in individuals aged 9 to 16 living in parts of the United States where the dengue virus is endemic. Furthermore, the vaccine can only be given to children and teens who have had one previous laboratory-confirmed case of dengue

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Joel Michael Reynolds writes: As a bioethicist who investigates how cultural and societal values impact medical care, I consider the position of anti-vaxxers to be morally indefensible. Here are three reasons why

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Our Nancy Kass writes, ” Open science promises considerable ethical good: speeding up medical discovery, avoiding unnecessary duplication, creating efficiencies, and encouraging more democratic science….But leaving discussions of ethics and open science simply to the good that can come and the need for privacy protections is concerningly narrow.

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A procedure called mitochondrial replacement therapy could eliminate devastating diseases. It would not enable parents to ‘design’ their children

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