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  • U.S. Navy launches ship named after Charles R. Drew in San Diego

     
    Syliva Drew Ivie has seen schools and a medical college named after her late father Charles Drew, a black surgeon whose pioneering work in the science of blood preservation was key to the development of large-scale blood banks. But the......
  • Massive malaria vaccine trial has begun in Africa

     
    A massive Phase 3 trial of a malaria vaccine is now underway in Africa, with 5,000 children enrolled already out of a target population of 16,000. If results are favorable, marketing approval could be sought as early as 2012, making......
  • Now for a look at non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a diagnosis that could increase

     
    Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, has reportedly begun treatment for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer of the body's lymphatic system. This is not his first battle with cancer. Allen was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease -- a different type of lymphoma...
  • Fake blood, real benefits

     
    Blood drives may someday become a thing of the past. Scientific efforts to engineer artificial blood components took two big strides forward this week. On Monday, researchers from UC Santa Barbara and the University of Michigan published a study...
  • Swine flu recedes in North America, Europe, WHO says

     
    The second wave of pandemic H1N1 influenza is winding down in North America and much of Europe, but flu activity is still widespread and intensifying in India, Egypt and elsewhere and it's too soon to say the pandemic is over,......
  • Old blood raises death risk in trauma patients receiving transfusions

     
    A victim of severe trauma who gets as little as a single unit of blood that's been stored for more than a month is twice as likely to die as an equally injured patient who gets transfused with fresher blood,......
  • So long to a tail-wagging boy: Saying goodbye to a beloved dog named Dillon

     
    As anyone who's ever loved and lost a pet knows, dealing with the grief that comes with the death of a furry friend is heart-wrenching. Our colleague Diane Pucin is a sports writer by trade and a pet lover at......
  • Are plastics safe?

    THIRTEEN-MONTH-OLD Solange Dorsainvil plays with toys made from wood and cloth, drinks from a Swiss-made aluminum sippy cup and teethes on kale stems and celery. Her life is as plastic-free as her mother, Celina Lyons, can make it. --------------------...
  • HIV vaccine feat leaves more questions than answers

    HIV vaccine feat leaves more questions than answers
    Only hours after HIV vaccine researchers announced the achievement of a milestone that has eluded them for a quarter of a century, they began plotting their next steps -- and coming to grips with a sobering reality. Their ultimate goal, halting the spread...
  • Bone marrow transplant 'gets rid of' sickle cell anemia

    Bone marrow transplant 'gets rid of' sickle cell anemia
    Researchers have for the first time performed a successful bone marrow transplant to cure sickle cell disease in adults, a feat that could expand the procedure to more of the 70,000 Americans with the disease -- and possibly some other diseases as well....
  • From the archives: Family, friends mourn 'Neda,' Iranian woman who died on video

    From the archives: Family, friends mourn 'Neda,' Iranian woman who died on video
    The first word came from abroad. An aunt in the United States called her Saturday in a panic. "Don't go out into the streets, Golshad," she told her. "They're killing people." The relative proceeded to describe a video, airing on exile television...