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Suicide Is Much Too Common among U.S. Physicians

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:00:00 GMT

It’s the second-leading cause of death for residents—and the leading cause for male residents

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Stem Cell Therapy for Heart Failure Gets a Gold-Standard Trial

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT

A treatment aims to reverse long-term scar-tissue damage

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White Nationalists Are Flocking to Genetic Ancestry Tests--with Surprising Results

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:00:00 GMT

Sometimes they find they are not as “white” as they’d hoped

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Gene-Editing Success Brings Pig-to-Human Transplants Closer to Reality

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 18:00:00 GMT

CRISPR has enabled researchers to inactivate viruses in donor animals that may sicken humans

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Bullying and Suicide: What's the Connection?

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 17:00:00 GMT

Researchers examine the risks for victims and perpetrators alike

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FDA Puts New Restrictions on Hiring Foreign Scientists

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:00:00 GMT

Documents suggest the limits are linked to background check hurdles

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The New Science of Sex and Gender

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:15:00 GMT

Why the new science of sex & gender matters for everyone

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Norovirus Strikes Athletes at World Athletics Championships in the U.K.

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:45:00 GMT

Competitors from several countries staying at a London hotel became ill this week

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8 Ways Climate Change Puts Your Safety at Risk

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 12:00:00 GMT

Worried about climate change? Or just plain confused? Here's 8 concrete ways climate change puts your safety at risk

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Insomnia Linked to Premature Birth in Study of 3 Million Mothers

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 16:00:00 GMT

Women with sleep disorders were about twice as likely to deliver babies more than six weeks early

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U.S. Biomedical Research Facilities Still Unprepared for Natural Disasters and Attacks

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 14:15:00 GMT

Science panel says institutions need to do more to prevent and mitigate damage to research equipment and animals

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AI Hunts for New ALS Treatments

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 14:30:00 GMT

 Artificially intelligent machines could analyze huge databases to find potential targets for the devastating disease

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Sophisticated Digital Aids Could Help Determine What Ails You

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:30:00 GMT

Sophisticated software could help doctors make better diagnoses

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China Is Preparing to Launch the World's Biggest Carbon Market

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:15:00 GMT

The emissions market will cover roughly a quarter of the country's industrial CO2

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Can a Crowdsourced AI Medical Diagnosis App Outperform Your Doctor?

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:45:00 GMT

The Human Dx platform aims to improve the accuracy of individual physicians

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Demystifying the Black Box That Is AI

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:15:00 GMT

Humans are increasingly entrusting our security, health and safety to “black box” intelligent machines

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Forecasting Outbreaks—1 Image at a Time

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT

Using satellites to better understand how diseases spread

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When to Worry about Ringing in Your Ears

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:00:00 GMT

Have you ever heard a ringing in your ears and wondered what to do? Up to 50 million people report having tinnitus in the U.S. Yet it is typically a benign condition. What can cause it? And how...

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Is Your Metabolism to Blame?

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 12:00:00 GMT

Is a slow metabolism keeping you from losing weight? Can you do anything to speed it up? A closer look at what we can realistically do to change our metabolism

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Gene Therapy Is Now Available, but Who Will Pay for It?

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:00:00 GMT

European regulators have approved two such treatments

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How U.S. States Have Used Emergency Declarations to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:30:00 GMT

The Trump administration has declined to invoke this status nationally

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Trump to Declare Opioid Crisis a National Emergency

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 21:00:00 GMT

The announcement came just two days after his top health aide rejected the notion

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Yemen Records 500,000 Cholera Cases, Nearly 2,000 Deaths

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:00:00 GMT

The waterborne disease has infected more than half a million people since the epidemic started

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China's Embrace of Embryo Selection Raises Thorny Questions

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:00:00 GMT

Fertility centers are making a massive push to increase preimplanatation genetic diagnosis in a bid to eradicate certain diseases

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Obama's Science Experts Operate Unofficial Shadow Network

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:17:00 GMT

With Trump in the White House, former staffers continue to press their positions

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