Scientists reported today that they have created cancer-resistant mice by erasing genes that govern the formation of blood vessels - a breakthrough that could lead to new drugs for wiping out tumors in people.
On entering medicine, young doctors still affirm the Hippocratic oath. But some believe the ancient Greek ethical code needs updating after a century of research advances that have blurred once-sharp lines of right and wrong.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Pierce Brosnan's 16-year-old son was seriously hurt after a sports utility vehicle he was riding in plunged over an embankment in a weekend accident.
CHICAGO (AP) - Rabies shots are often overused in treating people bitten by animals, a study found.
Exercise is good for your organs, even if the organs originally were someone else's.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Scientists say human fat may be a potential source of stem cells, a breakthrough that could lead to a cure for numerous illnesses.
WASHINGTON - The share of HIV infections that are drug-resistant will jump to 42 percent in San Francisco by 2005, according to a team of researchers.
CHICAGO (AP) - New research bolsters the idea that brain scans can help determine whether mild memory lapses are early signs of Alzheimer's.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota is the hardest-working state in the nation, according to a new report by the U.S. Labor Department.
WASHINGTON - Sandwiched between a swimming pool store and a spice shop in Fairfax, Va., the Tepeyac Family Center looks like any other suburban doctor's office. But it isn't.
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