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May 13, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Typhoid has been an ongoing problem in developing countries, but a strain that has become resistant to antibiotics is becoming dominant.
May 5, 2015 03:07 PM ET
These days, blood transfusion is one of the most common medical procedures performed in U.S. hospitals. It's a procedure we've all but perfected, but it wasn't always that way.
May 4, 2015 11:20 AM ET // ABC Science News
Hijacking a bacterium to fight infections may lead to less need for antibiotics, a new study says. Continue reading →
Jan 20, 2015 03:35 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
TV's Dr. Oz has come under fire by critics for spreading medical misinformation, but he's defiant.
Apr 21, 2015 08:30 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
While allergies have frequently been mistakenly cited as a consequence of modern civilization, they have been around for thousands of years.
Apr 20, 2015 02:50 PM ET
South Korea appears to be facing an epidemic of thyroid cancer. But it's not because of an actual increase in the disease, only an increase in the number of people being screened for it.
Apr 16, 2015 12:31 PM ET
The placebo effect, where you can take something dopey like a sugar pill and somehow feel better, has baffled scientists ever since they've been aware of it. Would it surprise you to know the effect may not be in your head but in your genes?
Apr 16, 2015 07:21 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Ancient sources report that Julius Caesar (100-44 BC) had episodes of vertigo, dizziness and limb weakness.
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