Therapists are now using the platform as a way to offer support to their followers – just don’t call it ‘therapy’

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New “living drugs”—made from a patient’s own cells—can cure once incurable cancers. But can we afford them?

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“Working in advocacy is a way to deal with burnout,” said Dr. Jessica Beard, a trauma surgeon at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia

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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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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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DNA is the code of life, and so advances that allow us to edit that code have unlocked vast potential, from simply editing away the buggy code of disease, to engineering animals that don’t spread illness, to, maybe one day in a distant future, creating so-called designer babies. But editing another essential molecular component of our biology—RNA, the cells to turns DNA instructions into proteins—also holds great promise

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When you have a physical injury, go to the doctor. A psychological injury? Get thee to a psychiatrist. But what can be done if you suffer from a “moral injury?”

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Citing uncertainties about the risks and benefits of an experimental therapy for fetuses whose kidneys do not develop, bioethicists at Johns Hopkins, including our Jeremy Sugarman, and a team of medical experts are calling for rigorous clinical trials in the use of a potential treatment, known as amnioinfusion

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