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Medical experiment caused 370 deaths in Mexico?

November 12th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 12 (IANS/EFE) An experimental medical procedure carried out by doctors at a Mexican hospital on 500 patients caused 370 deaths between 1994 and 2007, activists have charged.The ... Read more...

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Engineered DNA device could make cells differentiate or die on demand

November 26th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Biologists have constructed a programmable genetic 'circuit' that can rewire cells to respond on demand to just about any signal desired - it could coax cells to differentiate ... Read more...

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Actress Farrah Fawcett dies of cancer

June 26th, 2009 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 26 (DPA) Actress Farrah Fawcett died Thursday in a southern California hospital after a three-year battle with cancer. She was 62. Her long-time companion Ryan O'Neal, who earlier this week ... Read more...

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New schizophrenia therapy target identified in the brain

November 6th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 6 (ANI): University of Pittsburgh researchers are apparently excited about the identification of a brain region that responds to more than one type of anti-psychotic drug, as the feel ... Read more...

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