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Radioimmunotherapy Could Lead to HIV Cure

By | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 18:02

Radioimmunotherapy cleared HIV from blood samples taken from infected patients treated with antiretroviral therapy.

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New 'Smart Glasses' Let Doctors See Through Patient's Skin [IMAGES]

By | Wed, 11/20/2013 - 18:41

A new type of "look-through" imaging technology allows doctors to peer through their patient's skin and study the vasculature beneath.

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Catching Pancreatic Cancer Early: Simple Blood Test Spots Genetic Traces Of Disease

By | Wed, 10/23/2013 - 19:29

A simple blood test may allow physicians to diagnose pancreatic cancer before it it too late.

Blood Hormone Makes Aged Mouse Hearts Young Again

Blood 'Youth' Hormone Reverses Heart Failure in Aging Mice

By | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 19:38

Cardiac muscles that thicken with aging can cause heart failure; a new study on mice finds that a hormone called GDF11 can rejuvenate the tissue, making old hearts young again.

Botox Injections Make Women Depressed Because They Can't Smile

'Fountain of Youth' May Be in Your Genes

By | Fri, 02/01/2013 - 10:45

Humans have been on the hunt for the fountain of youth for years – dating back at least to the age of Cortes, and even seen now in the popularity of Botox.

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Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy’s Blood Used to Heat Up Cold Cases

By | Tue, 12/04/2012 - 14:06

John Wayne Gacy was a notorious serial killer who raped and murdered at least 33 boys and young men during the better part of the 1970s.

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Researchers Create Stem Cells From Blood

By | Fri, 11/30/2012 - 15:08

Researchers may have found a way to make stem cell therapy much less controversial: the conversion of blood cells into stem cells.