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Three-Way Parenthood

By , , and | October 1, 2013

Avoiding the transmission of mitochondrial disease takes a trio, but raises a host of logistical issues.

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Cancer Clinical Trials of Tomorrow

By | April 1, 2013

Advances in genomics and cancer biology will alter the design of human cancer studies.

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Genomics-Informed Pathology

By | January 1, 2013

Twenty-first century lab reports will include test results read by a new breed of pathologist.

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Medicines for the World

By | October 1, 2012

A global R&D treaty could boost innovation and improve the health of the world’s poor—and rich.

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Polypharmacy

By | July 1, 2012

Dietary supplements can have serious side effects when mixed with prescription drugs, but not all herb-drug interactions are bad.

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Regulations for Biosimilars

By | June 1, 2012

As biologic drug patents begin to expire, generic versions will hit the market—but how will they be regulated?

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Antibiotics in the Animals We Eat

By | April 1, 2012

Low-dose antibiotics in animal feed fuel drug-resistance in human infectious diseases.

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Toads

By | August 1, 2011

Ascribing benefits to the experience of devastating illness or trauma is fraught with hidden dangers.

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Hard and Harder

By | June 5, 2011

The path to eradicating malaria in Africa involves much more than just a vaccine.

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Imagining a Cure

By | April 11, 2011

For cancer patients, close is not good enough.

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