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Improved stem cell approach could aid fight against Parkinson’s

Scientists have taken a key step towards improving an emerging class of treatments for Parkinson’s disease. The advance could markedly improve a next generation of therapies for the condition, which affects around one in 350 people in the UK. It could aid development of the promising treatment-; known as cell replacement therapy -; which was… Read More »

Health Care Industry Spends $30B A Year Pushing Its Wares, From Drugs To Stem Cell Treatment

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Hoping to earn its share of the $ 3.5 trillion health care market, the medical industry is pouring more money than ever into advertising its products — from high-priced prescriptions to do-it-yourself genetic tests and unapproved stem cell treatments. Spending on health care marketing… Read More »

Cell Phones and Cancer—Yes, Again

Sometimes, it is hard to believe that just 25 years ago, few people had cell phones. Now, it’s hard to imagine life without them. Of course, cell phones have come a long way from their original function of simply allowing us to make calls while away from home: expanding to offer texting capabilities, mobile computing,… Read More »