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Appeals Court Overturns Stem Cell Research Ban

WASHINGTON -- Opponents of taxpayer-funded stem cell research lost a key round in a federal appeals court Friday. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the U.S. court of appeals in Washington overturned a...

The GOP Budget and Cancer -- Why New Research Is at Risk

The budgetary hot-air wars gripping Washington have spotlighted all the elements that have degraded of 21st century politics: Apocalyptic threats of a government shutdown, high-decibel debates over...

Parry-Romberg Syndrome: 5 Facts on the Rare Facial Disorder

For 11-year-old Christine Honeycutt, the mirror presented an unwanted reflection. Afflicted with Parry-Romberg syndrome, one half of Honeycutt's face seemed to age faster than the other, leaving a...

Study: Spacing Babies Close May Raise Autism Risk

CHICAGO -- Close birth spacing may put a second-born child at higher risk for autism, suggests a preliminary study based on more than a half-million California children. Children born less than two...

FDA: Popular Autism Treatment 'Dangerous and Illegal'

(Oct. 15) -- Those desperate to treat chronic health conditions, including autism and heart disease, can buy chelation products online with a few clicks of the mouse. But that might be changing, now...


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