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How the U.S. will lose out to Asia in medical research.
August 24, 2012, 3:00 AM PDT | By Audrey Quinn
And then pumps it right back into the patient lying on the operating table. Reusing your own blood cuts down on the cost of donor blood and the risk of bad transfusion reactions.
August 23, 2012, 12:23 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
The glove device can also feel for other abnormalities and perform ultrasound.
August 22, 2012, 10:07 AM PDT | By Audrey Quinn
A California clinical trial gives children with autism infusions of their own cord blood stem cells.
August 21, 2012, 4:03 PM PDT | By Audrey Quinn
Doctors usually diagnose psoriasis by observing how red, thick, and scaly the skin is. But by using a thermal camera, doctors can now quantify skin problems.
August 20, 2012, 10:05 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
Scientists have devised several fluorescent probes that change color depending on the specific biomarkers associated with different neural diseases.
August 20, 2012, 8:46 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
Intact foreskins could cost the country $4.4 billion in avoidable health care costs over the next decade if circumcision rates drop to European levels.
August 20, 2012, 1:49 PM PDT | By Audrey Quinn
Stats like suicide rates show that the so-called weaker sex proves stronger in tough economy.
August 20, 2012, 6:28 AM PDT | By Audrey Quinn
Scientists developed an implantable mesh jacket that wraps a failing heart and contracts to help it beat. But first, to avoid testing it on animals, they had to design a heart simulator.
August 19, 2012, 10:23 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
Possibly the world’s fastest, a microscopic camera that captures six million frames per second can help detect cancer early, using a simple blood test.
August 16, 2012, 9:51 PM PDT | By Janet Fang