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Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy for treatment-resistant depression proves effective for some patients

Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy for treatment-resistant depression proves effective for some patients

Danish scientists have identified which head and neck cancer patients will benefit from additional drug treatment during radiotherapy

Danish scientists have identified which head and neck cancer patients will benefit from additional drug treatment during radiotherapy

First clinical trial of a biologic nanoparticle designed to give back to cancer patients the tumor-busting gene they have lost

First clinical trial of a biologic nanoparticle designed to give back to cancer patients the tumor-busting gene they have lost

Discovery of new gene FANCM sheds light on repair of damaged DNA

Discovery of new gene FANCM sheds light on repair of damaged DNA

New hope for those deaf from immune system attack

New hope for those deaf from immune system attack

Snorers can blame the shape of their throats

Snorers can blame the shape of their throats

Breed and placement affect skin drug delivery

Breed and placement affect skin drug delivery

Plastic surgery to restore facial defects helps give mentally disabled children a better lease on life

Plastic surgery to restore facial defects helps give mentally disabled children a better lease on life

Knee pain more often part of a package of aches and pains

Knee pain more often part of a package of aches and pains

Most people with knee pain also have pain elsewhere

Most people with knee pain also have pain elsewhere

Combined computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET) - may detect the spread of head and neck cancer more accurately

Combined computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET) - may detect the spread of head and neck cancer more accurately

Cancer survivors initiate diet, exercise, and other beneficial lifestyle changes following a cancer diagnosis

Cancer survivors initiate diet, exercise, and other beneficial lifestyle changes following a cancer diagnosis

Potential new target for stomach cancer therapy

Potential new target for stomach cancer therapy

FDA approval for VNS Therapy will help people with epilepsy

FDA approval for VNS Therapy will help people with epilepsy

Major stem cell discovery

Major stem cell discovery

Vagal nerve stimulation, an innovative therapy for depression

Vagal nerve stimulation, an innovative therapy for depression

New and more efficient target for antiangiogenic therapy

New and more efficient target for antiangiogenic therapy

New discovery could help in the fight against cancer

New discovery could help in the fight against cancer

New finding has potentially major implications for anti-angiogenic therapy

New finding has potentially major implications for anti-angiogenic therapy

Compound derived from cottonseed could help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy at treating head and neck cancer

Compound derived from cottonseed could help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy at treating head and neck cancer