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How Inversion Deals Help Drug Makers Save on Taxes

July 22, 2014 | Comments

Drug companies and medical device makers are making multi-billion-dollar merger deals to avoid high U.S. corporate taxes. How do so-called "inversion deals" work?               


Why Isn't There a Vaccine for AIDS Yet?

July 21, 2014 9:09 am | Comments

Researchers have been working on an AIDS vaccine since the 1980s. So what's taking so long?                           


Researchers Target ALS With Stem Cells

July 17, 2014 8:58 am | Comments

The Mayo Clinic is testing the safety and effectiveness of taking stem cells from a patient's own fat and injecting them into their spinal fluid to slow the progression of ALS.             


Opinion: Big Government Can Kill You

July 16, 2014 9:06 am | Comments

Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths Chairman Betsy McCaughey on the CDC’s admission that its scientists mishandled anthrax and deadly flu strains.                  


Warm Weather Stirs Up Brain-Eating Amoeba Warning

July 15, 2014 9:18 am | Comments

A nine year old Kansas girl is the latest victim of a rare brain infection that lives in warm, standing water.                       


Eye Tests May Help Detect Alzheimer's

July 14, 2014 9:05 am | Comments

Researchers announced a new technique that may help detect Alzheimer's decades before diagnosis. They're looking for signs of it in the most unusual place: the eye.               


Are Spray-On Sunscreens Safe for Kids?

July 9, 2014 12:04 pm | Comments

Consumer Reports advises parents to avoid spray sunscreens for their kids while the FDA investigates potential risks.                      


Debunking Lyme Disease Myths

July 9, 2014 11:58 am | Comments

Debunking three myths surrounding the tick-borne disease.                                 


New Test May Help Detect Alzheimer's Earlier

July 9, 2014 11:43 am | Comments

More than 5 million people in the U.S. are living with Alzheimer's. Now British researchers say they have developed a blood test that could reveal early changes in the brain related to the disease - before a patient has symptoms.    


Using Dogs to Detect the Scent of Ovarian Cancer

July 8, 2014 9:19 am | Comments

Researchers are hoping a dog’s extraordinary sense of smell can play a role in creating a new test that detects ovarian cancer in tissue samples.                  


Nearly All Alzheimer's Drugs Fail, Researchers Say

July 7, 2014 9:05 am | Comments

The Cleveland Clinic released a study which found that 99 percent of all Alzheimer's drugs developed in the past decade have failed.                    


Metal Fillings No More: Lasers Used to Rebuild Teeth

July 2, 2014 11:03 am | Comments

Working with a team of researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute, Doctor Praveen Arany has found a way to coax stem cells into the production of dentin, a material that forms the backbone of teeth.         


Autism Not Linked to Vaccines, Study Says

July 2, 2014 10:53 am | Comments

The American Academy of Pediatrics said the measles vaccine given to children under six does not associate with autism.                       


How Artificial Tracheas Are Made

June 30, 2014 8:36 am | Comments

David Green, President of Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology, explains how the tracheas are made in the lab.                       


Can Shareholders Stop a Company From Going Global?

June 27, 2014 8:53 am | Comments

A group of shareholders, led by Yujiro Hara, opposes the hiring of foreign executives at Takeda Pharmaceutical, the biggest drug company in Japan, calling it a “hijacking by foreign capital.”          


New Vaccine May Give Dogs a Second Chance

June 27, 2014 8:45 am | Comments

A groundbreaking new treatment is prolonging the lives of dogs with osteosarcoma. This research may also someday help people suffering from cancer.                 



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