Archive: 09/10/2013

NIH admits a dozen critically ill despite shutdown

The government's partial shutdown has halted most enrollment into research studies at the National Institutes of Health's famed hospital. But some desperately ill patients have managed to get in.

Not just a 'women's disease,' osteoporosis strikes men too

Osteoporosis, a disease that causes bones to weaken and sometimes break, is often thought of as a "women's disease," but it poses a significant threat to more than 2 million men in the United States, according to the National ...

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