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Science Couple Phages Out Superbug

Medical researcher Steffanie Strathdee needed to save the life of her husband, researcher Tom Patterson, when he contracted one of the world's worst infections. She turned to phage therapy: using a virus to kill the bacteria...

March 13, 2019 — Steve Mirsky

Investigating Immunologic Approaches to Cancer Treatment

At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and its affiliated medical schools, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College, innovators in science and medicine are pursuing cancer research with the potential to redefine the field...

February 1, 2019

Setting Standards for Supplements

Dietary supplements aren’t drugs, but the ingredients they contain are often highly bioactive. Ensuring consumer safety for these ‘natural’ products is a big job.

January 10, 2019 — Michael Eisenstein
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine