News tagged with medical breakthroughs

Science and research hit hard by US sequester cuts

Automatic spending cuts have hit America's science and research sectors especially hard, according to experts, who warn of potentially dire implications for the nation's overall competitiveness.

Apr 05, 2013
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Beating cancer with immune cells

The fight against cancer has received a significant boost with a medical breakthrough by researchers at The Australian National University.

Mar 04, 2011
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Obama promises commitment to combating HIV/AIDS

(AP) -- President Barack Obama said Tuesday a new strategy for combating HIV and AIDS fulfills America's obligation to stopping the spread of the virus and rooting out the inequities and attitudes on which ...

Jul 13, 2010
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US finalizes stem cell research guidelines

The US government on Monday unveiled final rules for embryonic stem cell research, laying out ground rules for "ethically responsible, scientifically worthy" studies eligible for federal funds.

Jul 07, 2009
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