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BOSTON (AP) — Researchers are making progress on a blood test that can spot a single cancer cell among a billion healthy ones. The health care company Johnson & Johnson says it will join scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital, where the test...
BEIJING (AP) — The lawyer for a Chinese AIDS activist says his client has been given a one-year prison sentence after smashing equipment in the office of the hospital where he was infected. Lawyer Liang Xiaojun said Saturday Tian Xi will appeal...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Lawyers, HIV, China, Activism
Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University slogged through thigh-deep water to rescue tissue samples and evacuate lab animals when a flood crippled a cancer research building after Hurricane Sandy last month. "It was really an extraordinary...
email@example.comA diagnosis of West Nile virus gave Toni Reber relief. For several months, she said, she suffered a range of symptoms, including paralysis, and didn't know what she had. At one point, she said, she was told she had leukemia. "What first ran...
Comporting with Tribune columnist Mary Schmich’s "Simple language just isn’t as thrilling" (News, Dec. 5), noting what seems to be an inexorable slide toward extinction for any word that stands out from the crowd, I once accepted that sad...
Tags: Blood Cells, Mary Schmich, Immune System
firstname.lastname@example.orgWalk in, show an ID, choose a team, answer a few questions, have some blood drawn, eat pizza and cookies, then go home. If you can do that, you can save a life this week by participating in the seventh annual Battle of the Badges blood drive. "It'...
Five-year-old Teresa Bartlinski was lying unconscious shortly after 3 a.m. Friday at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia when the doctor told her parents they had called off the heart transplant she was prepped to receive. The girl — whose...
Early treatment for HIV is more successful than later treatment. But that's not the only reason to praise the recommendation of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that doctors should test almost everyone ages 15 to 64 for the virus that causes AIDS....
Two hours after giving birth to twins in northwest Indiana, Stacy Martinez was being loaded onto a helicopter to be rushed to University of Chicago Hospital. A nurse told the patient's friend Saturday to say her goodbyes because Martinez's life hung...
Legislation headed to the Michigan House could allow doctors to refuse care to patients because of "moral objections." Senate Bill 975 passed the Senate last week along partisan lines with Republicans supporting the bill and Democrats opposing it....
Ieshea Thomas, who has suffered from sickle cell anemia nearly all of her life, recently received a life-changing gift from her sister: stem cells. Her sister Ivenus' donation of stem cells in November means Thomas' body is now able to produce normally...
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