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Apr 8, 2014 04:07 PM ET
Scientists have made huge leaps in the medical field when it comes to extending the lives of individuals with down syndrome. Now, researchers might be even closer to finding a cure for this genetic disorder, and Trace is here to tell you how!
Apr 8, 2014 12:24 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Four paraplegics are newly able to move muscles using a new therapy that involves electrical stimulation of the spinal cord. Continue reading →
Apr 4, 2014 03:04 PM ET
Certain injuries we are able to fix, and some we simply don't have the technology to fix. One of the more common unfixable injuries involves spinal cords, but Trace explains how science might be close to finding a way to repair nerves in the spine!
Mar 26, 2014 07:00 PM ET // AFP
The brains of children with autism contain a built-in patchwork of defects, suggesting that the developmental disorder begins while they are growing in the womb.
Mar 22, 2014 09:36 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Half of Americans endorse at least one medicine-based conspiracy theory. Why?
Mar 6, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Studies link brain disease to soccer and rugby hits, but the details are still unclear.
Feb 28, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience.com
Stethoscopes tend to be more contaminated than the palms of physicians' hands, new research shows.
Feb 14, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
These deadly organisms can be tough to detect or kill. Still, the risk of infection remains low.
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