| Sep 7, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Sharon Johnson is not a physician or scientific researcher. She has never been trained as a nurse. Her most recent prior occupation was as office manager in a dental practice.
Yet colleagues say she's a bundle of compassion, a quick study and a genius at...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Halfway around the world in India, Sivaprakash Ramalingam had heard of Johns Hopkins researchers using a promising new technique for gene therapy that he hoped to integrate with stem cells to cure diseases.
After getting a doctorate in biochemistry in...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 8:59 PM
Lexy Becker woke up to an early Eastersurprise Saturday morning after going to sleep in her own bed for the first time in seven months.
Lexy, who has been in Minnesota since September for her leukemia treatments, discovered that her backyard and front...
| Dec 19, 2011
There's a golden retriever, an English springer spaniel, a Doberman and a handful of mixed breeds.
But several times a year, they all become blood hounds.
The dogs are part of a program that gives the gift of life to an injured or sick animal.
| Oct 11, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Bloodtransfusions. Saline injections. Back-dated prescriptions and tipoffs to coming tests.
Former teammates of cycling superstar Lance Armstrong recounted a wide range of techniques used to beat the sport's drug-testing regimen to investigators from the...
| Sep 10, 2012
The divide between minorities and GOP grows wider
To the editor:
I attended all-white schools as a kid. My college, the basketball powerhouse, University of Kentucky, squandered several championship opportunities before black players were welcomed to...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Good Morning America host Robin Roberts told viewers in an emotional announcement this morning that she has the rare disorder myelodysplastic syndromes.
She will soon get a bone marrow transplant from her older sister.
It's probably fair to say that...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 5:34 PM
If you raise livestock, you have hopefully, at some point, vaccinated them. But do you know the reason why veterinarians recommend that certain vaccines be given at certain times? Here is some insight into how the immune system works and the reasoning...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Alexion is a biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products. Our marketed product Soliris®...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Casselton Veterinary Service, Inc. has recently diagnosed our first equine case of Anaplasmosis in May, and now another in June. Both locally kept horses returned to normal shortly after starting antibiotic therapy. We have found a fair number of dogs...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:59 PM
The underlying medical condition that contributed to the death of writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron and is forcing ABC news anchor Robin Roberts to get a bone marrow transplant is a rare and complicated disease that scientists are still trying to figure...