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Representatives from Bush and Kerry campaigns to present health plans at University of Michigan

Representatives from Bush and Kerry campaigns to present health plans at University of Michigan

Study increases likelihood that MRI could be used as predictive technology to determine which patients should be placed on statin therapy for atherosclerosis

Study increases likelihood that MRI could be used as predictive technology to determine which patients should be placed on statin therapy for atherosclerosis

Results of nationwide survey of Americans’ attitudes toward stem-cell research, cloning and other scientific and medical advances

Results of nationwide survey of Americans’ attitudes toward stem-cell research, cloning and other scientific and medical advances

Signaling pathway could be a valuable target for future drug therapies against systemic lupus erythematosus

Signaling pathway could be a valuable target for future drug therapies against systemic lupus erythematosus

Genetic link to Preeclampsia, a serious complication of pregnancy

Genetic link to Preeclampsia, a serious complication of pregnancy

Discovery could lead to the creation of naturally decaffeinated coffee plants

Discovery could lead to the creation of naturally decaffeinated coffee plants

Prostate cancer patients who no longer respond to hormone therapy may benefit from a combination of docetaxel and estramustine

Prostate cancer patients who no longer respond to hormone therapy may benefit from a combination of docetaxel and estramustine

Researchers identify three new chemical risk factors for bladder cancer

Researchers identify three new chemical risk factors for bladder cancer

Researchers discover mechanism that may help to explain how angiogenesis inhibitors work on normal, blood vessel-forming endothelial cells

Researchers discover mechanism that may help to explain how angiogenesis inhibitors work on normal, blood vessel-forming endothelial cells

Researchers have found a starting point to establishing the genetic basis for sinus disease

Researchers have found a starting point to establishing the genetic basis for sinus disease

Medicare today announced a demonstration project for Medicare beneficiaries with high medical expenses

Medicare today announced a demonstration project for Medicare beneficiaries with high medical expenses

Patients suffering from diseases as varied as Type II diabetes, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's have one thing in common

Patients suffering from diseases as varied as Type II diabetes, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's have one thing in common

U.S. healthcare industry reaction to the withdrawal of Vioxx from the world-wide market

U.S. healthcare industry reaction to the withdrawal of Vioxx from the world-wide market

Research helps to understand the basic mechanism that underlies how neurons communicate

Research helps to understand the basic mechanism that underlies how neurons communicate

Spitting into a cup could someday be an alternative to blood testing

Spitting into a cup could someday be an alternative to blood testing

Sibling history is a better predictor of coronary heart disease than parental history or traditional risk factor scoring

Sibling history is a better predictor of coronary heart disease than parental history or traditional risk factor scoring

Episiotomy does not reduce the risk of injury to infants during a complicated birth

Episiotomy does not reduce the risk of injury to infants during a complicated birth

Giving flu vaccine to toddlers in the spring and fall guards against infection

Giving flu vaccine to toddlers in the spring and fall guards against infection

Health insurance plans extend efforts to end tobacco use

Health insurance plans extend efforts to end tobacco use

New treatment for T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

New treatment for T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia