September 17, 2014

Doctor Who Recovered from Ebola Calls Outbreak a ‘Fire Straight from the Pit of Hell’

(ABC News) – The doctor who was the first U.S. Ebola patient to be treated in America testified before a congressional committee today recalling the horror and “humiliation” of a disease that has killed thousands. Dr. Kent Brantly, working on … Read More

September 17, 2014

Prosecutor Will Seek Life Sentence after Detroit-Area Cancer Doctor Admits Fraud in Treatments

(Associated Press) – A Detroit-area cancer doctor accused of putting people through unnecessary treatments and then billing insurers for millions of dollars pleaded guilty to fraud Tuesday, admitting that he knew his patients often didn’t need chemotherapy. Dr. Farid Fata … Read More

September 17, 2014

Scientists Create Therapy-Grade Stem Cells Using New Cocktail to Reprogram Adult Cells

(Eurekalert) – Now researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed a new cocktail of reprogramming factors that produce high-quality iPSCs. Dr. Yosef Buganim, at the Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada in the Hebrew University’s Faculty of Medicine, worked … Read More

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