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Health

Nutrition
Lung benefits seen from apples, tomatoes
Published Jan 21, 2018
Study finds decline in lung function among ex-smokers slower for those who ate tomatoes or fruit each day for a decade
Child health
Coarse particles in the air linked to asthma in children
Published Jan 21, 2018
Study: Children exposed to dust, sand, and vehicle-related emissions more likely to develop asthma than those not exposed
Prostate cancer
Biopsy results differ substantially between two labs, study finds
Published Jan 21, 2018
Cancer patients could be prescribed different treatments depending on which lab performs liquid biopsy, researchers say
Bioethics
Experimental fetal therapy needs trial testing, bioethicists say
Published Jan 21, 2018
Amnioinfusion therapy could aid lung development in fetuses that do not develop kidneys
New health system president
Published Jan 21, 2018
Duke University Hospital President and CEO Kevin Sowers to succeed Ron Peterson
Neuroscience
Why we can't always stop what we've started
Published Jan 21, 2018
It takes a lightning-fast interaction among several areas in the brain to stop, reverse, or otherwise change a plan already in progress, neuroscientists find
Immunotherapy
One-two punch for ovarian cancer
Published Jan 21, 2018
Mouse study finds that combination immunotherapy could improve ovarian cancer treatment
Opioid Crisis
Missed opportunities for opioid treatment
Published Jan 21, 2018
Most people referred for opioid treatment by criminal justice system don't receive optimal care, Bloomberg School researchers find
CRISPR
Optimizing a cutting-edge technology
Published Jan 21, 2018
What's the best way to edit genes with CRISPR? Scientists propose 'rules' to improve consistency, efficiency
Revising the genome
Published Winter 2017
CRISPR lets scientists edit our genetic source code. This is going to be interesting. / Johns Hopkins Magazine