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Biotechnology Delivers Medical Discoveries to Benefit Women Facing Breast Cancer

By Marc S. Hurlbert, Ph.D., Executive Director, Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Crusade The field of breast …

Moving Beyond the Stem Cell Stalemate

By Michael J. Werner, Alliance for Regenerative Medicine For the past several years, attendees at the …

Anthrax Attacks 10 Year Anniversary: BioCentury Looks at Preparedness

A decade ago in the weeks following the terrorist attacks of September 11th, the nation …

Doggonn It! This Kitty May Be Researchers’ New Best Friend

The glow-in-the-dark cat is out of the bag. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, …

Research!America Report: Investment in Health Research Remains Stagnant

By Research!America The U.S. public and private sectors invested $140.5 billion in 2010 on research …

"Contagion" Portrays Our Vulnerability to a Global Pandemic

Earlier this month, the movie Contagion opened in theaters. With a star-studded cast including Matt …

CDC Hosts Briefing on Adolescent Vaccination Coverage

On August 25th the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hosted a briefing on adolescent …

Institute of Medicine Releases Report on Adverse Effects of Vaccines: Evidence and Causality

On August 25th the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a consensus report titled “Adverse Effects of …

Vaccinate Adults to Protect Children

By Jennifer Wider, M.D., Founder/President, medical advisor for the Society for Women’s Health Research Mention …

Immunization Awareness Month: The importance of recommended vaccinations

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. As children prepare to return to school, it is …