A collection of news and information related to Mastectomy published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 344 » View courant.com items only1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-29 Next >
America has always been a creative place, partly because the authors of the Constitution wanted it to be. Among the powers they granted Congress was the right "to promote the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and...
In the course of our country's history, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has bestowed coveted protection on many strange and wondrous inventions: the three-legged pantyhose (in case one leg runs), the sealed, circular peanut butter-and-jelly sandwich,...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled that human genes are a product of nature and cannot be patented and held for profit, a decision that medical experts said will lead to more genetic testing for cancers and other diseases and to lower costs for...
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that naturally occurring human genes may not be patented, potentially opening up commercial and scientific terrain to more freewheeling exploration. In a unanimous decision that is a mixed bag for the...
Jewish breast cancer survivors were among the people celebrating a recent United States Supreme Court decision. The high court ruled unanimously that patents cannot be held on naturally occurring human genes. The decision came in a case in which...
I was truly horrified to read the "Dear Pharmacist" column, "Why I disagree with Angelina Jolie's mastectomy decision." Suzy Cohen may be a pharmacist, but she is not a medical or surgical oncologist, nor is she a certified genetics counselor. Therefore,...
When Dr. Wayne Grody heard that the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Myriad Genetics could not patent two genes linked to breast cancer, the UCLA medical geneticist was minutes from giving a well-worn speech on the years-old case to a room full of...
email@example.comSTANFORD — Covered wagons could be seen circled in a field just south of Stanford off U.S. 27 Friday night. Within that circle “Holstein” balloons were rounded up, posses were formed and heaps of cowboy beans were served up. It was...
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that naturally occurring human genes may not be patented, potentially opening up commercial and scientific terrain to more freewheeling exploration. In a unanimous decision that is a mixed bag for the...
The Hartford CourantThe U.S. Supreme Court's decision Thursday to invalidate a Utah company's long-held patents on genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer is expected to result in the test's being more accessible to women, at a lower cost, experts say. The court's 9-0...
Researchers hailed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that bans the patenting of human DNA, saying it would expand access to genetic testing for disease at lower cost to patients. In a unanimous decision, the justices said Myriad Genetics did not have...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday prohibited patents on naturally occurring human genes but allowed legal protections on synthetically produced genetic material in a compromise ruling hailed as a partial victory for...
Jun 17, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jun 15, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jun 14, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jun 14, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
Jun 14, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Jun 10, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Jun 13, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jun 12, 2013 |Story| Interior Journal
Jun 13, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
Jun 13, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Jun 13, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jun 13, 2013 |Story| Reuters
Original site for Mastectomy topic gallery.