HEALTHBEAT: More aggressive care for sepsis urged as scientists find new clue to what fuels it

New clue to sepsis as more aggressive care urged

Recent winners of the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine

Recent winners of the Nobel Prize in medicine

Wis. Senate hopeful Johnson opposes federal funding for research on embryonic stem cells

Johnson opposes funding for embryonic stem cells

Scientists say they’ve found more efficient way to make alternative to embryonic stem cells

Study shows progress with stem cell alternative

Study: Kids with ADHD more likely to have missing or extra DNA in their brains

Kids with ADHD more likely to have missing DNA

Appeals court allows taxpayer funding for stem cell research to continue during court battle

Court OKs US-funded stem cell research for now

Seattle Genetics climbs after its lymphoma drug brentuximab meets goal in late-stage study

Seattle Genetics cancer drug meets study goal

HEALTHBEAT: 50 years into era of cancer genetics, how to widen the hunt for targeted therapies

How to widen the hunt for targeted cancer therapy

Obama administration says disruption of stem cell research would ruin taxpayer-funded projects

Appeals court considers ban on stem cell research

1 in 5 gay, bisexual men has AIDS virus and many don’t know it, says CDC study of 21 cities

44 pct of gay, bisexual men with HIV don’t know it

Study: Mixing endangered Florida panthers with their Texas cousins left more and hardier cats

Florida panthers bound back thanks to Texas mates

Lawmakers say Congress must protect embryonic stem cell research in wake of court rulings

President Barack Obama

Specter seeks to sidestep court case by legalizing embryonic stem cell research

US President Barack Obama welcomes Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak

Government says it’s back in business of funding embryonic stem cell research _ for now

Barack Obama

Court allows funding of embryonic stem cell research for now, but projects still uncertain

Embryonic stem cell funding allowed - for now

Appeals judges temporarily allow federal funding of stem cell research

Appeals court allows stem cell funding for now

Justice Department asks appeals court for stay on judge’s stem cell research order

Court asked to keep stem cell money flowing

Federal judge turns down Justice Department’s request for stay on stem cell research order

US President Barack Obama welcomes Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak
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Stem cell researcher, Brazilian mathematician and father of micro-history win Balzan prizes

Japanese stem cell researcher wins Balzan prize

Scientists devise tests for gene doping; experts call it ‘major breakthrough’

WADA reports breakthrough in gene doping tests

Removing healthy ovaries helps women with genetic risk lower odds for breast, ovarian cancer

Benefits seen for high-risk women in ovary removal

Obama administration asks judge to reconsider ruling blocking stem cell research

The Dalai Lama

Eating more omega-3 fats doesn’t help heart attack patients who get good care, study finds

Study: More omega-3 fats didn’t aid heart patients

Some stem cell studies stop as researchers await Obama administration appeal of court ruling

President Barack Obama

Some stem cell studies halted, others keep going pending Obama’s quick appeal of court setback

Barack Obama

White House considering options after judge bars stem cell work under Obama policy

President Barack Obama speaks briefly on Afghanistan

Judge temporarily blocks Obama administration stem cell regulations

Obama stem cell regulations temporarily blocked

Beware of unproven stem cell treatments: Check these websites for safe, accredited testing

Caution: Here’s advice on legit stem cell clinics

Adult stem cell studies abound for heart, diabetes, MS; far ahead of embryonic research

Adult stem cell research far ahead of embryonic

Geron says FDA will allow embryonic stem cell study; safety concerns caused 11-month delay

Geron says FDA lifts hold on stem cell trial

Medical journal expresses concern about cancer research by Duke scientist put on leave

Duke scientist’s cancer research is questioned

AIDS breakthrough: African study offers hope to women by helping prevent HIV, herpes

AIDS breakthrough: Gel helps prevent infection

In US cities, AIDS virus is linked more to poverty than race, study finds

In US cities, HIV linked more to poverty than race

Poor people more often infected by AIDS virus than those with more money, study finds

Study: Poverty, more than race, tied to HIV

Treating HIV helps prevent spread of the AIDS virus to others, Canadian study finds

Treating HIV also prevents its spread, study finds

The stuff of miracles: Stem cell transplants reverse blindness caused by chemical burns

Stem cells reverse blindness caused by burns

HEALTHBEAT: Researchers take a closer look at 40-somethings who survive cystic fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis: More patients live into adulthood

Radiation plus hormones boosts prostate cancer survival; new breast cancer drug shows promise

Study: Radiation boosts prostate cancer survival

Scientists seek former students in toxic Montana town to learn scope of asbestos illnesses

Scientists seek former students in toxic MT town

Study: Breast cancer genes not worsened by lifestyle factors, many cases are preventable

Breast cancer genes not worsened by lifestyle

Research shows simple things can help cure jet lag: Melatonin, sunlight, coffee (and sleep)

Simple jet lag cures: Melatonin, sunlight, coffee

UN study finds some evidence of cell phone link to cancer _ but results inconclusive

Study on cell phone link to cancer inconclusive

UN study: Link between cell phone use and brain cancer inconclusive

Study: Cell phone-brain cancer link inconclusive

Major industry-funded study on link between cell phone use and brain cancers is inconclusive

Major study on cell phones and cancer inconclusive

HEALTHBEAT: Trying less intense bone marrow transplants to treat sickle cell, other disorders

Easing bone marrow transplants to widen their use

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