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FDA allows drugs without proven clinical benefit to languish for years on accelerated pathway

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Since the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) established its accelerated approval pathway for drugs in…

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Race and ethnicity may impact prevalence and treatment of heart valve dysfunction

Graphic showing a normal, healthy aortic valve—the junction between the heart’s main pumping chamber (left ventricle) and the main artery…

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Brazil begins mass vaccine study in poor Rio neighborhood

People arrive at a vaccination center on the first day of a three-day COVID-19 vaccination campaign for people over age…

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Researchers tell doctors to avoid routine urinary tests for older patients with delirium

Based on a new study, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers recommend that doctors avoid routine—and unnecessary—urine testing of older patients with…

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Theranostics: Clinic transforms cancer treatment by combining diagnosis and therapy

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Conventional treatments for cancer, such as chemotherapy, external beam radiation and surgery, don’t always work, but…

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In-person schooling is returning: How to keep your kids safe from COVID

If your kids are going back to school in person this year, how can you protect them from COVID-19? Johns…

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Researchers show how air pollution may cause chronic sinusitis

Graphic showing the relative size of PM2.5 particulate matter. A new Johns Hopkins Medicine study shows long-term exposure to air…

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Tick-tock in the brain: Scientists provide molecular insights into primate hippocampal aging

Dangerous protein aggregates (Amyloid-beta) accumulate in the aged monkey hippocampus. Credit: Guanghui Liu, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Science…

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Researchers identify new relevant target for PARP inhibitor talazoparib

Three-dimensional culture of human breast cancer cells, with DNA stained blue and a protein in the cell surface membrane stained…

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Drug combination gets advanced liver cancer patients to surgery

Representative staining of the immune tumor microenvironment from a responder patient using imaging mass cytometry. Credit: Won Jin Ho, M.D.…

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