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New prenatal tests offer safer, early screenings
New, noninvasive blood tests are being developed for expectant mothers to find out if their babies have genetic...
UK researchers develop ’cure’ for Type 2 diabetes: starve yourself
British researchers have developed what they say is a "cure" for Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the...
Debate over autism and vaccines rages on despite researcher’s downfall
For years, experts have known that a 1998 paper linking childhood vaccines to autism was fatally flawed. British...
Study says thousands get unneeded heart devices
Doctors are implanting high-tech heart defibrillators in thousands of people who probably do not need them, a new...
Simple blood test to reveal cancer at low levels
Harvard University medical researchers are developing a new test to make monitoring cancer in patients easier and...
Tech turns hospitals into concert halls, diseases into songs
What if, instead of an operating room cluttered with electronic beeps and tones, it were just filled with music? If...
Web Exclusive: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Gets $473M
Projects to be funded by the Department of Health and Human Services awards will explore the effectiveness of drugs...
Web Exclusive: HHS Awards $14M to Study Racial, Ethnic Group Interventions
Research will focus on issues such as breast and prostate cancer in underserved populations and cardio-metabolic...
Less blood is really more, transfusion critics say
Long dominated by Jehovah’s Witnesses — whose faith forbids blood transfusions — bloodless surgeries...
What prevents falls after strokes? Study: Not much
While most stroke survivors will suffer falls, strategies to prevent these dangerous events...
Book: A Marketer's Guide to Measuring ROI:
Published by HealthLeaders Media, this comprehensive book walks you through the 10 questions you must answer to...
Book: A Marketer's Guide to Measuring Results
Analyze the effectiveness of current marketing efforts and implement a long-term measurement discipline through...