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Aug 6, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Many potential drug cures remain in the laboratory -- and one treatment won't fit all.
Jun 30, 2014 06:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Dirty needles and other carelessness can spread serious diseases among acupuncture patients.
May 13, 2014 12:14 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Health care officials hope to contain the MERS virus in the U.S.
May 12, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
With 10 times as many Americans affected by Lyme disease than previously reported, progress on vaccines is progressing.
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.
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