People with multiple sclerosis sometimes become desperate and will travel to other countries for experimental stem cell treatments. That’s not always a good idea

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The FDA is powerless to stop them. The newly enacted right-to-try law allows drug makers to earn a profit by selling unproven therapies to desperate and dying patients

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Leading scientists propose to track salt’s effects on health by controlling how much is given to inmate volunteers

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Vulnerable groups, such as children, prisoners and people with limited mental capacity, are usually excluded from drug trials. And, until quite recently, it was considered unethical to test drugs on pregnant women, too… But the tide is turning

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Stem cell clinics multiply, with heartbreaking results for some patients

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The Last Resort

March 27, 2018

Private clinics in Germany sell cancer patients hope — and mixed results — at exorbitant prices. Some, like the Hallwang Clinic, cater primarily to foreigners

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The stories of these three children share one similarity: The U.S. health-care system has failed them in spectacular fashion even as it has put their parents under severe emotional and financial strain. All for the lack of home-care nurses

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Pregnant women are classified as a ‘vulnerable’ group

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