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Lori Weiss, 65, a retired teacher, is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. She is enrolled in a drug clinical trial and is hopeful about recent progress in disease research.
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While there is no cure, researchers say a newly approved drug, advanced testing, and increasing knowledge about the disease may improve patients’ lives.

  • January 24, 2023
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Some people have never contracted the disease despite heavy exposure. Scientists are studying whether genetic mutations shield them from infection or illness.

  • January 19, 2023
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The U.S. Supreme Court could erase years of progress in improving the diversity of the medical student population.

  • January 17, 2023

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Researchers increasingly find their work misunderstood and misused, as iteration in scientific discovery clashes with public access and interpretation.

  • July 14, 2022
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Supply chain experts warn of increasing disruptions, including many caused by geopolitical strife.

  • July 5, 2022
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A paucity of drugs for children forces doctors to prescribe ‘off-label’ and figure out doses. New ways to run clinical trials yield more pediatric medications.

  • June 21, 2022
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Some believe bioelectronic devices might one day replace medication in treating a variety of diseases, from depression to diabetes.

  • June 14, 2022
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The war in Ukraine endangers the security of life-saving medical devices and other crucial digital tools in the U.S. Here’s what every hospital needs to know.

  • May 24, 2022
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Academic researchers partner with tech companies to make research more accessible, include more data.

  • May 18, 2022
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Medical science faces a credibility crisis that threatens its ability to protect health. Scientists need to grasp the forces sowing suspicion about their work.

  • May 4, 2022
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As the hyper contagious BA.2 variant spreads across the country, experts say we are entering a new phase of the pandemic. Here’s what you need to know.

  • April 28, 2022
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Academic experts emphasize a need for patient counseling, as well as greater education around screening versus diagnostic testing.

  • April 14, 2022
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AAMC Statement on Norman “Ned” Sharpless Stepping Down as Director of National Cancer Institute

  • April 5, 2022