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Despite Cure, Leprosy Hangs On

Posted on Tue, Feb 17, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

The World Health Organization (WHO) has made safe, effective multidrug therapies (MDT) to cure leprosy Leprosy_deformities_handsavailable free of charge worldwide, and has been largely eliminated in the world. Largely, but not completely.

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Tags: Cure, rare diseases

Liquid Biopsy - Curing Cancer from the Inside Out, Ctd.

Posted on Thu, Aug 14, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Last week, we did a post on curing cancer at the gene-level.  But what about using genes to diagnose cancer? A feature story in the MIT Technology Review looks at research happening at Johns Hopkins University on that very possibility.

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Tags: 5AM, Genomics, cancer, diagnostics, Cure

Curing Cancer from the Inside Out

Posted on Thu, Aug 07, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

Over the past year, The Atlantic magazine has published several articles on curing cancer. Overall, the tone in each article is hopeful, but balanced.

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Tags: cancer, personalized medicine, diagnostics, Cure

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