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Why the Go-To Stroke Drug Can Fail

Why the Go-To Stroke Drug Can Fail

The go-to stroke drug often fails. Now doctors can slide out brain clots with wires and have new tools for other blockages

October 13, 2016 — David Noonan

The Paradox of Precision Medicine

Early attempts to tailor disease treatment to individuals based on their DNA have met with equivocal success, raising concerns about a push to scale up such efforts

March 22, 2016 — Jeneen Interlandi
Early Puberty: Causes and Effects

Early Puberty: Causes and Effects

Increases in obesity appear to be the major culprit, but family stress and exposure to chemicals may also play a role

April 30, 2015 — Dina Fine Maron