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medicine

Horses, humans unite—in sore throat battle

On this genomic battlefront, researchers aim to use equine medicine techniques to improve mankind's fight against strep throat.

An antibiotics short course—just as effective?

The right antibiotic at the right time, in the right amount, could help fight resistance to this critical line of treatment.

Stopping statins after stroke may raise risk

Large study serves as warning for survivors who are prescribed cholesterol-lowering meds.

HIV animal study shows promise

Researchers combined HIV vaccine and immune-stimulating drug to create disease remission in monkeys.

Medical tattoos help hide surgical scars

Pigments can restore more natural appearance that patients are happy with, according to study.

Caution: Online ‘symptom checkers’ often lead to misdiagnosis

Computer-generated analysis correctly identified problem about one-third of the time.

Rx spending jumps to $374 billion

"Blockbuster" drugs drive 13 percent increase in spending at the pharmacy.