A 63-year-old Florida man died of pulmonary anthrax today, one day after he was diagnosed with the fatal disease. Officials say there is no evidence that the infection was the result of bioterrorism.
A 63-year-old Florida man was diagnosed with pulmonary anthrax Thursday, but officials say there is no evidence that the infection is the result of bioterrorism.
The National Institutes of Health has released a list of the laboratories that hold the 64 lines of human embryonic stem cells eligible for federal funding.
Despite ongoing negotiations with an AIDS drug manufacturer, Brazil announced that they will strip the company's patent and start producing the drug unless prices drop by 40 percent.
Robert Tools, the world's first recipient of a self-contained mechanical heart, spoke to the public for the first time.
After weeks of meetings with the Pope and others, President Bush is set to announce his policy regarding the use of human embryonic stem cells in scientific research.
A major study released found that exercise and modest weight loss are the most effective methods to prevent a common form of diabetes.
The House passed a patients' rights bill last night that includes a compromise between President Bush and Rep. Charles Norwood (R-GA), allowing limited lawsuits against HMOs.
Despite earlier signals that they would postpone the vote, House Republican leaders now say they will push forward on managed care reform before adjourning for the August recess.
Pope John Paul II urged President Bush Monday to ban stem cell research using human embryos.
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