Monthly Archives: July 2017

Parents of critically ill baby request own hospice care team

LONDON — The parents of critically ill infant Charlie Gard conceded Wednesday that he will die in a hospice and not at home as they had previously wished.Connie Yates, the mother of the baby at the center of an international medical and legal battle, returned to London’s High Court for a hearing where a judge …

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Pressure mounts to curtail surgery on intersex children

Children whose sexual characteristics don’t neatly align with the norm have for decades faced surgery to rearrange their anatomy. Read More »

Parents, UK hospital clash over taking baby Charlie Gard home to die

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Drugs cocktail ‘cut HIV deaths by 27%’

Three lives were saved for every 100 treated, a trial using a mix of drugs found. Read More »

Indiana pharmacy hopes to combat opioid epidemic

A pharmacy in Indiana hopes to fight against the state’s opioid epidemic by keeping better control of prescriptions and discouraging drug thieves. Read More »

Hunt for HIV cure turns to cancer drugs

Scientists say new immunotherapy drugs may help researchers “unlock” treatment for the virus. Read More »

War of the mosquito sexes: Scientists and Google launch a high-tech war to combat Zika

Mosquitos are the deadliest of all creatures, so scientists are trying a new idea: Creating even more deadly mosquitos to fight back. Read More »

Indiana preemie home after family says Cancun hospital allegedly extorted over $30K from them

Hospiten Cancun in Mexico would not comment on the amount of the bill. Read More »

The future of treatment for glioblastoma

Immunotherapies and targeted precision medicine offer hope and challenges for patients with glioblastoma, the type of cancer Sen. John McCain has. Read More »

Scientists find key ‘friendliness’ genes that distinguish dogs from wolves

Your dog is basically a super social wolf, and scientists may have found the gene that makes him want to cuddle with you. Read More »