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Ebola vaccine proves 100 percent effective in Guinea trial

An Ebola vaccine has proven to be 100 percent effective during test trials in Guinea. The shot has yet to be approved by a...

Prostate cancer laser treatment cures half of trial subjects

A new prostate cancer treatment that combines lasers and deep-sea bacteria could be "truly transformative," according to a team of researchers. A trial conducted...

Regular marijuana use might affect vision

Regular cannabis (marijuana) use delays the processing of visual information at its very beginning, in the retina, the results of a study published Thursday...

Doctors can now sift bacteria from your blood using magnets

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Safari Doctors Group braves danger delivering health care to rural Kenya

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High school students open-source Shkreli’s pricey HIV drug

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AIDS

AIDS is still new threat to younger generation

Since those frightening early days of the AIDS epidemic, when few survived an HIV diagnosis, the introduction of antiretroviral therapy in the mid-1990s dramatically...
Emma Morano

Italian Emma Morano is 117. What’s her secret?

Emma Morano celebrated her 117th birthday on Tuesday and is now the only person alive known to have lived through three centuries. She was born...

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Ibrahim Maalouf brought his bold, brassy sound to the Montreux Jazz Festival on Thursday, moving from trumpet to piano solos as he blended jazz with...
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