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A new analysis found that the National Institutes of Health is funding more conservative research projects, which does not promote great new discoveries, the authors argue.

A new analysis found that the National Institutes of Health is funding more conservative research projects, which does not promote great new discoveries, the authors argue.

In this piece, Dean Lloyd Minor argues that doctors and researchers have a responsibility to educate people about the role and value of science.

In this piece, Dean Lloyd Minor argues that doctors and researchers have a responsibility to educate people about the role and value of science.

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A novel immunotherapy appears safe for use in patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Here, a Northern California man shares his experience in the study.

A novel immunotherapy appears safe for use in patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Here, a Northern California man shares his experience in the study.

The anti-inflammatory drug ketoprofen shows promise as effective medical treatment for lymphedema symptoms, small Stanford study finds

The anti-inflammatory drug ketoprofen shows promise as effective medical treatment for lymphedema symptoms, small Stanford study finds

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Cancerous tumors cause disease in two ways: they grow and spread. But a new immune therapy approach may be able to target both problems simultaneously.

Cancerous tumors cause disease in two ways: they grow and spread. But a new immune therapy approach may be able to target both problems simultaneously.

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Your trillions-strong ecosystem of gut microbes, in addition to its many other responsibilities, operates as a homespun pharmaceutical factory.

Your trillions-strong ecosystem of gut microbes, in addition to its many other responsibilities, operates as a homespun pharmaceutical factory.

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Much of what we know about the immune system comes from experiments conducted on mice.  But lab mice are not little human beings. The two species are separated by both physiology and  lifestyles. Stanford immunologist Mark Davis is calling on his colleagues to shift their research focus to people.

Much of what we know about the immune system comes from experiments conducted on mice.  But lab mice are not little human beings. The two species are separated by both physiology and  lifestyles. Stanford immunologist Mark Davis is calling on his colleagues to shift their research focus to people.

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John Ioannidis reflects on the phenomenon of "hyper-publishing," where certain scientists are listed as authors on scores of papers a year.

John Ioannidis reflects on the phenomenon of "hyper-publishing," where certain scientists are listed as authors on scores of papers a year.

A new Stanford-led study catalogs the prevalence and types of deception by volunteers in clinical trials and suggests ways for investigators to root it out.

A new Stanford-led study catalogs the prevalence and types of deception by volunteers in clinical trials and suggests ways for investigators to root it out.