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Catherine Zeta-Jones is Home After Bipolar Treatment

Last month, actress Catherine Zeta-Jones announced that she would be receiving treatment for her bipolar disorder. Earlier this week her husband, Michael Douglas, revealed that the Traffic Actress should be done with treatment this week. Now it appears that Zeta-Jones has returned to normal life. According to a People magazine report, the actress was spotted driving her car in New …

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In Vitro Fertilization Using Three People Debated in England

The Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority in the U.K. has begun consulting the public over whether a new in vitro fertilization (IVF) technique that prevents mitochondrial diseases is ethical. The technique, known as mitochondrial replacement, enables women to give birth to children with less risk of passing on a mitochondrial disease. Mitochondrial diseases can sometimes cause muscle weakness, intestinal disorders, …

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HIV Treatment Approved by the FDA

Gilead Sciences, a biotech research company, announced today that its new HIV treatment drug has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Dubbed Stribild, the once-daily tablet is made up of four different compounds and designed for those not currently taking medication for HIV. “Over the past decade, co-formulated HIV medicines have simplified therapy for many patients and …

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Windows Phone App Helps Fight Malaria

A marketing catchphrase for the iPhone was, “There’s an app for that.” I’m pretty sure there was never an app that could detect malaria, plus one for Windows Phone 7. A team taking third place at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2011 produced Lifelens, an app that helps detect malaria much better than traditional means. Lifelens introduces an innovative point-of-care smartphone application …

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