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Twins joined at birth successfully undergo lengthy surgery

Twins joined at birth successfully undergo lengthy surgery

New technology to help physicians and engineers pool resources to prevent stroke

New technology to help physicians and engineers pool resources to prevent stroke

DARPA grant supports research toward realizing tissue regeneration

DARPA grant supports research toward realizing tissue regeneration

African American men have fewer, less severe coronary obstructions than white males

African American men have fewer, less severe coronary obstructions than white males

HCM detection rates doubled when genetic testing and imaging information are combined

HCM detection rates doubled when genetic testing and imaging information are combined

Discovery of the molecular mechanisms that allow animals to switch genes on or off to gain or lose anatomical characteristics

Discovery of the molecular mechanisms that allow animals to switch genes on or off to gain or lose anatomical characteristics

Protein discovery opens up new therapeutic possibilities for epilepsy and neurodegenerative diseases

Protein discovery opens up new therapeutic possibilities for epilepsy and neurodegenerative diseases

Study into whether folic acid and other B vitamins can help slow dementia

Study into whether folic acid and other B vitamins can help slow dementia

Burch colposuspension can prevent urinary incontinence after prolapse surgery

Burch colposuspension can prevent urinary incontinence after prolapse surgery

Surgery simulators effective at training surgeons

Surgery simulators effective at training surgeons

Scientists gauge pain in premature babies

Scientists gauge pain in premature babies

Yellow pigment that sits on the retina focus of macular degeneration research

Yellow pigment that sits on the retina focus of macular degeneration research

Environmental chemicals implicated in cancer

Environmental chemicals implicated in cancer

Pesticides more influential in causing cancer than previously thought

Pesticides more influential in causing cancer than previously thought

Minimally invasive removal of the thyroid gland can work for many thyroid patients

Minimally invasive removal of the thyroid gland can work for many thyroid patients

Disturbance of serotonin can lead to sudden infant death syndrome

Disturbance of serotonin can lead to sudden infant death syndrome

Scientists grow a human prostate from embryonic stem cells

Scientists grow a human prostate from embryonic stem cells

Hormone discovered in bird brains also plays major role in mammalian reproductive system

Hormone discovered in bird brains also plays major role in mammalian reproductive system

Engineered heart tissue offers insights into irregular heartbeats

Engineered heart tissue offers insights into irregular heartbeats

Discovery of gene that causes Meckel-Gruber syndrome

Discovery of gene that causes Meckel-Gruber syndrome