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Is the EU about to make the placebo a crime?

Two apparently well-meaning legal initiatives from Europe aimed at fighting falsified or substandard medicines could have the unintended consequence of exposing medical researchers and…

‘DNA clock’ can help predict lifespan

Scientists have found a biological clock that can provide clues about how long a person might live. The researchers found that people whose biological…

Dealing with parents’ mistrust of vaccines

As the Disneyland measles outbreak continues to make headlines and fuel public debate, health professionals seek more effective ways to convince parents who mistrust…