U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defended several questionable forms of forensic evidence Tuesday. "Most of you work on the front lines of the criminal justice system, where forensic science has been under attack in recent years," Rosenstein said in a speech at the National Symposium on Forensic Science. "Some critics would like to see forensic evidence excluded from state and federal courtrooms"
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Scientists have discovered that a marker in the blood could help predict the risk that a person will develop kidney cancer, according to research published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research
The Departments of Emergency Medicine and Hematology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have been awarded a $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health toward further study of inhaled corticosteroids to treat sickle cell disease (SCD) in individuals who do not have asthma
Researchers demonstrate that a single transplantation of murine macrophages into the lungs of mice suffering from herPAP can treat this life-threatening disease
The human stress hormone cortisol has been identified by scientists at the University of Kent as a key factor when the immune system fails to prevent leukemia taking hold
Female internists earn on average $50,000 less ($200,000 vs $250,000) per year than their male counterparts, even after accounting for specialty, employment, and lifestyle characteristics, data from an American College of Physicians (ACP) survey show
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Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and sleeve gastrectomy (SG) appear to result in similar rates of fetal growth restriction, according to French researchers
People who consume a diet high in vegetables and fish may have a reduced risk of multiple sclerosis, new research led by Curtin University has found