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The unique cells taken from Henrietta Lacks allowed for breakthroughs in vaccines and drugs. She died of cervical cancer in 1951.
Never in my dreams did I think a personal blog about prostate cancer would have such a reach.
A global team studies the underlying forces that turn cells cancerous—and hopes to learn ways to stop cancer before it even starts.
An unusual alliance among senators emerged in the push to allow for the importation of drugs from Canada and the United Kingdom.
Plus: Buy a “Queer Blood America” work by artist Jordan Eagles, who fights the FDA’s discriminatory ban on blood donors.
Five ways nations can create a fairer and healthier world post–COVID-19, according to the World Health Organization
So concluded a pooled analysis of 27 studies mostly conducted in higher income nations.
Herd immunity occurs when enough people are immune to a disease that it is unlikely to spread within a population.
“People living with HIV shoulder an enormous burden of cancer,” said lead researcher Joseph Sparano, MD.
A Gates Foundation report tracks the pandemic’s global devastation—from health care to equality—and highlights a path forward.
In Spain, people who were most exposed to artificial outdoor light had a 60% greater chance of developing cancers of the colon or rectum.
Miracle Mineral Solution is bleach—and people have died from drinking it.
290 million people have viral hepatitis and don’t know it. Raise awareness with a virtual video relay.
The World Health Organization coordinates efforts to create flu and COVID-19 vaccines and to fight other global health issues.
The molecular biologist was the first to clone HIV, and she helped prove that the virus causes AIDS. She also researched cancer genetics.
An analysis of Danish families found that having a child with cancer didn’t affect family planning either.
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