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Scientists have developed a swallowed capsule packed with tiny electronics and millions of genetically engineered living cells that might someday be used to spot health problems from inside the gut. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology tested the device in...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Tennessee has announced a $100 million plan to expand a global outreach program in hopes of improving access and quality of medical care for many children with cancer around the world. Executives of the Memphis-based...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Tennessee has announced it will invest $100 million to expand its global outreach program in hopes of improving access to medical care for children with cancer around the world. Executives of the Memphis-based...
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A Kosovo court on Thursday imprisoned two ethnic Albanians for involvement in organ harvesting. The Pristina court sentenced former urologist Lutfi Dervishi to 7½ years and a fine of 8,000 euros ($9,400). He cannot exercise his profession for two years...
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A Kosovo court has imprisoned two ethnic Albanians in an organ harvesting case. The Pristina court on Thursday sentenced former urologist Lutfi Dervishi to seven-and-a-half years and a fine of 8,000 euros ($9,400). He cannot exercise his profession for...
YAMBIO, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's five-year civil war is quietly creating another kind of victim: those prevented from getting life-saving antiretroviral medicine. Experts say the number of affected people could be in the hundreds of thousands. Currently just 13 percent...
BOSTON (AP) — A jury has ruled that a Boston hospital retaliated against a Haitian-American nurse who stood up for a black colleague and has awarded her $28 million. Gessy Toussaint's attorney described Wednesday's verdict against Brigham and Women's Hospital as "monumental."...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers. The Food and Drug Administration said...
It's a big question for smokers and policymakers alike: Do electronic cigarettes help people quit? In a large study of company wellness programs, e-cigarettes worked no better than traditional stop-smoking tools, and the only thing that really helped was paying folks to kick the...