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According to an article on Slate.com, Wakefield has a more than 20-year history of dodgy research practices, beginning with a 1993 paper in which he asserted that the measles virus causesCrohn's disease

According to an article on Slate.com, Wakefield has a more than 20-year history of dodgy research practices, beginning with a 1993 paper in which he asserted that the measles virus causesCrohn's disease

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Scientists at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and the biotech company PolyMedix have developed a new antibiotic that quickly kills bacteria by blasting holes in their cell membranes. In a clinical trial, the antibiotic worked on staph infections, including MRSA.

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and the biotech company PolyMedix have developed a new antibiotic that quickly kills bacteria by blasting holes in their cell membranes. In a clinical trial, the antibiotic worked on staph infections, including MRSA.

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This week's image is at once fascinating and haunting: It is bacterial cells of Staphylococcus aureus, the most common cause of staph infections. (I must …

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Each year millions of U.S. adults go without routine immunizations resulting in as many as 50,000 deaths from preventable diseases. That's according to a recent …

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The Associated Press has produced a rather fascinating Flash presentation illustrating the threat that drug resistance poses to global health. Entitled "When Drugs Stop Working: …

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