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The New Allergy Shot

Allergens hidden inside nanoparticles make allergy shots safer and more effective, new study shows

July 23, 2016 — Monique Brouillette

Can You Teach Old Drugs New Tricks?

As drug development costs skyrocket, researchers look to repurpose older ones—even some that failed earlier trials 

June 15, 2016 — Nicola Nosengo and Nature magazine

A Very Personal Problem

Now personalized genetic medicine offers tests to avoid dangerous drug reactions—yet doctors are reluctant to use them

May 17, 2016 — Dina Fine Maron

The Future of Medicine 2016

Beyond chemotherapy, radiation and surgery, doctors are uncovering new ways to harness the power of the patient’s immune system to combat cancer

May 2, 2016