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The Lacks Family via NPR Henrietta Lacks' immortal cells are one of the most important and prolific tools in medicine, used in developing the polio vaccine, cloning and gene mapping. Henrietta Lacks was a 31-year-old mother of five when she died of.....
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A look at the many strange effects of placebos. Created by: Daniel Keogh - http://www.twitter.com/ProfessorFunk Luke Harris - http://www.lukeharrisgraphics.c...
Here's a hint: it's another part of her body. As in, it was once attached to her person elsewhere, only to be removed and tucked away inside her belly for safekeeping.
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Sixty-five years ago, infamous Auschwitz doctor Josef Mengele removed Yitzhak Ganon's kidney without anesthesia. The Greek-born Jew swore never to see a doctor again -- until a heart attack last month brought his horrific tale into the open.
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This page provides links to prerecorded webcasts of surgical procedures. These are actual operations performed at medical centers in the United States. Please note that you cannot send in questions by email, though the webcast may say that you can,...
You may look fine. You may feel fine. But the virus is working away, causing harm to the body. That's the trick HIV plays. Watch this video to see what HIV does and how treatment can help.
"Undetectable" means that there is so little HIV in your blood it can't be measured by a test. See how getting to undetectable can help you protect your health and the people you care about.
Patients unable to breathe because of acute lung failure or an obstructed airway need another way to get oxygen to their blood -- and fast -- to avoid cardiac arrest and brain injury. Medical researchers have designed tiny, gas-filled microparticles ...
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With multiple sclerosis, you can't predict how you'll feel from day to day. Better multiple sclerosis management helps you prepare for the ups and downs.
At 20 years old, Brooke Greenberg weighs 16 pounds and stands 2 feet, 6 inches tall.
Johns Hopkins scientists have developed a reliable method to turn the clock back on blood cells, restoring them to a primitive stem cell state from which they can then develop into any other type of cell in the body.
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TED Talks Your medical chart: it's hard to access, impossible to read -- and full of information that could make you healthier if you just knew how to use it. At TEDMED, Thomas Goetz looks at medical data, making a bold call to redesign it and get mo...
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A mother of two has become the first person in the world to undergo a whole organ transplant grown from her own stem cells. The British scientists are hailing a new dawn in transplant surgery.
The administration of the non-psychotropic cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD) leads to improvement in bone fracture healing, according to preclinical data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.
Fractals are unusual geometric structures that can be used to analyze many biologic structures not amenable to conventional analysis. The purpose of this exhibit is to teach some of the fundamentals of fractal analysis, and to show how they can be ap...
Even after 40 years of service, X-ray computed tomography (better known as CT scans) can be a challenge to capture. If the patient moves even a nudge, the image will come out blurry. But with GE's new Revolution CT, doctors will be able to image the ...
The placebo effect can be used to hurt people's health. It's called the nocebo effect, and the sincere belief that something will hurt you will seriously harm people's health.