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Researchers Report That Some Household Chemicals May Reduce Women's Fertility

Researchers have found the first evidence that perfluorinated chemicals, or PFCs - chemicals that are widely used in everyday items such as food packaging, pesticides,...

What's Feeding Cancer Cells?

Cancer cells need a lot of nutrients to multiply and survive. While much is understood about how cancer cells use blood sugar to make energy, not much is known about how they get other nutrients.

Viral-Load Testing: A Better Way To Predict Anti-HIV, Drug Treatment Failures In Africa

U.S. and Ugandan scientists say counting the number of HIV viruses in the blood rather than relying solely on counting the number of circulating HIV-fighting CD4 immune system cells is a far better way to uncover early signs that antiretroviral drugs are losing their punch...

Transplant Surgeons Remove Healthy Kidney Through Donors Vagina

In what is believed to be a first-ever procedure, surgeons at Johns Hopkins have successfully removed a healthy donor kidney through a small incision in the back of the donor...

Sociability Traced to Particular Region of Brain

People with a genetic condition called Williams syndrome are famously gregarious. Scientists, looking carefully at brain function in individuals with Williams syndrome, think they may know why this is so.


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