STANFORD, Calif. – A new study helps dispel mounting confusion over the safety of blockbuster anemia drugs — erythropoiesis-stimulating agents — for people with kidney disease requiring dialysis, as federal regulators prepare to decide whether to impose additional restrictions on their use.

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People with abiding affliction who aren’t accepting abundant abatement from medications may be able to affluence their affliction by smoker baby amounts of marijuana, a fresh abstraction suggests.

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The practice of psychosurgery has long been dormant — tarnished by the notorious brain-scrambling lobotomies of the 1940s and ’50s — but it has recently reclaimed a bit of its luster, thanks to a relatively new and much more benign technique called deep-brain stimulation. Researchers believe the treatment, which has made remarkable strides in the […]

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ScienceDaily (Sep. 8, 2010) — Elimination of a molecular gatekeeper leads to the development of arthritis in mice, scientists report in a study published in The Journal of Experimental Medicine. The newly discovered gatekeeper is a protein that determines the fate — survival or death — of damaging cells that mistakenly attack the body’s own […]

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Young adults likely will face sticker shock when mandatory health insurance becomes law. Health insurers say that health-insurance rates for young adults in Arizona likely will spike when mandatory coverage starts in four years.

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