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$1.6 million to develop gene therapy strategies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a fatal, childhood-onset disease

$1.6 million to develop gene therapy strategies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a fatal, childhood-onset disease

Bladder-sparing treatment shows promise against cancer

Bladder-sparing treatment shows promise against cancer

Fine tuning your loss of body fluids may be more problematic now that researchers find receptors have an active role in our sweat rate

Fine tuning your loss of body fluids may be more problematic now that researchers find receptors have an active role in our sweat rate

Botox approved as treatment for severe underarm sweating

Botox approved as treatment for severe underarm sweating

Virginia mans dies from Hantavirus disease

Virginia mans dies from Hantavirus disease

School-based programs are unable to decrease the long-term smoking prevalence among adolescents

School-based programs are unable to decrease the long-term smoking prevalence among adolescents

Funding improves the quality of the fish we eat

Funding improves the quality of the fish we eat

Botulism case associated with consumption of a salt-cured fish product

Botulism case associated with consumption of a salt-cured fish product

Women with a condition called vulvodynia process pain differently

Women with a condition called vulvodynia process pain differently

Findings alleviate concerns of physicians reluctant to prescribe beta-blockers because of cardiovascular adverse effects

Findings alleviate concerns of physicians reluctant to prescribe beta-blockers because of cardiovascular adverse effects

New hereditary spastic paraplegia research

New hereditary spastic paraplegia research

Human antibodies that thwart the SARS virus in mice can be mass-produced quickly

Human antibodies that thwart the SARS virus in mice can be mass-produced quickly

Children with chronic fatigue syndrome who exercise recover faster than children who are encouraged to give way to their symptoms

Children with chronic fatigue syndrome who exercise recover faster than children who are encouraged to give way to their symptoms

First successful gene therapy that mimics the action of calcium channel blockers

First successful gene therapy that mimics the action of calcium channel blockers

Dexrazoxane reduces heart damage caused by childhood leukemia treatment with doxorubicin (Adriamycin)

Dexrazoxane reduces heart damage caused by childhood leukemia treatment with doxorubicin (Adriamycin)

Chromatin array a new technology for examining DNA

Chromatin array a new technology for examining DNA

Evidence is emerging that adult stem cells from bone marrow have therapeutic potential for restoring cardiac cells

Evidence is emerging that adult stem cells from bone marrow have therapeutic potential for restoring cardiac cells

New guidelines for treating heart attacks

New guidelines for treating heart attacks

New minimally invasive surgery - flexible transgastric peritoneoscopy, or FTP

New minimally invasive surgery - flexible transgastric peritoneoscopy, or FTP

Cambodia has become the first country to protect three out of four school-aged children against intestinal parasites

Cambodia has become the first country to protect three out of four school-aged children against intestinal parasites