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Flu vaccine: Nasal drops may succeed where shots have failed
Scientists use a novel approach to design flu vaccines in which the body's immune response is preserved and the virus's defense mechanisms are attacked.

The perils of sneezing incorrectly
A recently published case study describes a patient who perforated his throat by sneezing. In this article, we explain how you can avoid the same fate.


What you should know about anuria
A look at anuria, a condition when the kidneys stop production of urine. Included is detail on diagnosis and the potential treatment options.

What is torsades de pointes?
Torsades de pointes is an uncommon type of ventricular tachycardia that can be potentially life-threatening. Learn more about the causes and diagnosis.


What you should know about anuria
A look at anuria, a condition when the kidneys stop production of urine. Included is detail on diagnosis and the potential treatment options.

Anti-aging proteins may treat diabetes, obesity, and cancer
A study explores proteins involved in longevity, which may help design treatments for a range of diseases, including obesity, some cancers, and diabetes.