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Putting Vaccines to the Test

By Tia Ghose | July 10, 2011

Gene expression analysis allows researchers to predict which patients will respond to flu vaccines and possibly expedite vaccine development.

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Embryos Right Genetic Wrongs?

By Amy Maxmen | July 8, 2011

New evidence supports an old idea that embryos with genetic abnormalities can somehow fix themselves early in development.

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Cellular Salve

By Cristina Luiggi | July 8, 2011

Ivan Martin talks about the promise of using cell-based therapies to regenerate joint cartilage.

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Study Pulled Minutes Before Publication

By Jessica P. Johnson | July 8, 2011

A journal halts publication of a study on the benefits of meditation for heart disease to review additional data.

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Synthetic Organ Transplant Success

By Tia Ghose | July 8, 2011

The recipient of the first synthetic organ transplant—a synthetic trachea seeded with the patient’s own stem cells—is sent home from the hospital.

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Korean Stem Cell Med for Sale

By Cristina Luiggi | July 8, 2011

South Korea approves the first stem-cell medication for clinical use.

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Medical Journal Editors Quit

By Jef Akst | July 7, 2011

Unhappy with management, two editors-in-chief of the Croatian Medical Journal bid the publication goodbye.

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Not Salt's Fault?

By Jef Akst | July 7, 2011

New research raises doubt about whether cutting dietary sodium reduces risk of death from heart disease.

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Autism Study Criticized

By Megan Scudellari | July 7, 2011

Controversial new research links autism to the environment, not genetics.

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Radical Reversal

By Megan Scudellari | July 6, 2011

Free radicals, widely believed to promote cancer, may actually slow tumor growth.

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