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2 hrs ago | Fox News
It's part of the Hippocratic Oath that all doctors must take: "I will use treatment to help the sick according to my ability and judgment..." That oath became an urgent reality recently in the form of Dr. Kent Brantly, a doctor fighting for his life as he suffers the devastating effects of the Ebola virus - and one of two Americans to contract the ... (more)
2 hrs ago | Stanford
With school out for high schools across the Bay Area, students turn toward Stanford labs to find internships.
3 hrs ago | Newswise
August 1, 2014 - The Cancer Research Institute , a New York-based nonprofit committed to the discovery and development of immune system-based cancer treatments, will present its annual William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Tumor Immunology to four individuals for their collective contributions to the discovery of the programmed cell ... (more)
8 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine
Infants who received transplants within the first 3.5 months of life had the best outcomes.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Women over the age of 65 face numerous barriers to good health: an increased risk for obesity, greater struggles against poverty and higher rates of asthma with worse health outcomes.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL. - Your kids may be enjoying the lazy days of summer, but if they have asthma, allergies, or both, they need to be prepared for back-to-school.
The National Institutes of Health will begin testing an experimental Ebola vaccine in people as early as September, the NIH announced Thursday.
Since then, research as continued to explore the relationship between stimulation of the CAP and modulation of inflammatory disorders.
GROUNDBREAKING research into how the human body's immune system responds to cancer is under way at Ballarat's Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute and it is already receiving international acclaim.
The trial is a 160-subject, randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled, 4-arm multi-centre trial to assess the efficacy and safety of a regimen of five WF10 infusions for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe persistent allergic rhinitis.
Concerns about the deadly Ebola virus were turned up a notch after it was revealed one of the latest American victims to die from the virus, came close to traveling by plane to the United States.
In that year alone, HIV/AIDS-associated illnesses claimed the lives of approximately 3 million people worldwide.
In the age of modern medicine, scientists are feverishly working to find a cure for the deadly Ebola virus, which can kill up to 90% of those it infects.
Baxter Announces Divestiture of Commercial Vaccines Business to Pfizer DEERFIELD, Ill., Jul 30, 2014 -- Baxter International Inc. BAX -0.17% today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its two commercially marketed vaccines and related production facilities to Pfizer Inc. for a total cash consideration of $635 million, ... (more)
What comes crashing down with excessive salt? Dr Stephen Havas, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Maryland says, "The number of deaths from excess salt is equivalent to a commuter jet crashing every day in the U.S." During a recent visit to the Harvard Medical School, I also learned that too much salt may be causing autoimmune diseases ... (more)
More than 600 people have died in a recent outbreak of the Ebola virus raging through Africa -- that even includes doctors caring for patients with the disease.
Dr. Massoud Mahmoudi is board certified in Internal Medicine and Allergy & Immunology.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 02:52 pm
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