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Different Alcoholic Drinks Tied to Different Moods

By Catherine Offord | November 22, 2017

An online survey finds that people report feeling most relaxed with a glass of red wine or beer, and most aggressive when drinking spirits.

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The former chief of Eli Lilly USA is picked to replace Tom Price, who stepped down in September amid a controversy over the abuse of taxpayer-funded travel.

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Equivocal Findings of Alzheimer’s Trial Using Young Blood

By Catherine Offord | November 6, 2017

A team of Stanford University researchers say that administering young people’s blood plasma to Alzheimer’s patients could improve cognitive function, but the results have been criticized.

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Heads of CMS, FDA are among the potential replacements.

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Pregnant and lactating women are particularly vulnerable to the disease.

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Two reports raise concerns about privacy and proper consent during a controversial data-sharing agreement, but find that only the National Health Service broke the law.

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If made law, the American Health Care Act passed today in the US House would eliminate the Obamacare-funded initiative.

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MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Losses Grow

By Kerry Grens | December 13, 2016

The first two months of the fiscal year saw $102.4 million in operating losses.

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Copper Stopper

By The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2016

This research found that coating hospital surfaces with copper helped battle microbes and the infections they spread.

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Nanotechnology Could Conquer Hospital-Acquired Infections

By Edward D. Marks and Steven Smith | May 1, 2016

Metal ions and materials with nanoscale patterns can kill even antibiotic-resistant pathogens. 

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