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Genital herpes vaccine shows promise in animal trials
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Genital herpes vaccine shows promise in animal trials

January 21st, 2017 | by Contributor
A new vaccine for genital herpes could be nearing human clinical trials, researchers say. The vaccine has proven effective in animals against herpes simplex virus 2, the sexually transmitted virus that causes genital herpes,...
Can breakfast help keep us thin? Nutrition science is tricky
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Can breakfast help keep us thin? Nutrition science is tricky

January 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
NEW YORK — Cereal makers have happily encouraged the belief that eating breakfast can help keep us thin and bring other benefits, partly by paying for studies that seem to support the idea. So, does that mean breakfast is...
1 in 4 U.S. men have cancer-linked HPV genital infections
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1 in 4 U.S. men have cancer-linked HPV genital infections

January 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
CHICAGO — The first national estimate suggests that nearly half of U.S. men have genital infections caused by a sexually transmitted virus and that 1 in 4 has strains linked with several cancers. Most human papillomavirus...
Skin cancer cream killed 5 dogs, FDA warns
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Skin cancer cream killed 5 dogs, FDA warns

January 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning pet owners of the risks associated with a skin cancer cream after five dogs were died after accidentally ingesting it. The topical cancer medication Fluorouracil Cream USP 5%...
What to know about George H.W. Bush’s illness
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What to know about George H.W. Bush’s illness

January 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
Former President George H.W. Bush, who has been placed in intensive care at a Houston hospital, is suffering from pneumonia and has vascular parkinsonism, a rare syndrome that mimics Parkinson’s disease. The 92-year-old...
Next-gen medicine: Robotic “sleeve” to keep flabby hearts pumping
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Next-gen medicine: Robotic “sleeve” to keep flabby hearts pumping

January 19th, 2017 | by Contributor
WASHINGTON — Scientists are developing a robotic sleeve that can encase a flabby diseased heart and gently squeeze to keep it pumping. So far it’s been tested only in animals, improving blood flow in pigs. But this...