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Crack down on laboratories marketing unapproved stem-cell therapies

30 May 2018

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) filed two federal complaints on Wednesday seeking to permanently ban two clinics from using stem cell products...

Computer algorithm failure in the United Kingdom - hundreds of breast-cancer cases not screened

24 May 2018

In 2009, a computer algorithm failure occurred in a software programme used to invite British women over 50 to undergo routine breast cancer screening....

Will paraplegic patients be able to use their legs again?

06 April 2018

Scientists at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) (Lausanne Federal Institute of Technology) have highlighted new connections between the brain...

Transgender breastfeeding: what happens to milk containing hormones?

06 March 2018

After six years of sex reassignment therapy and 3 months of high-dose hormones, this transgender man was able to breast feed her partner's baby for six weeks....


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