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A team of investigators has pioneered a new approach that brings closer to the clinic an oral formulation of insulin that can be swallowed rather than injected.
New research in mice has demonstrated an effective alternative to intensive chemotherapy that would make bone-marrow transplants safer and available to more patients.
An MIT-led research team has developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin, potentially replacing the injections that people with type 2 diabetes have to give themselves every day.
Men who have smoked marijuana at some point in their life had significantly higher concentrations of sperm when compared with men who have never smoked marijuana, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Two chemicals widely used to flavor electronic cigarettes may impair the function of cilia in the human airway, according to a new study led by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Harvard Medical School geneticists have created a new model-in-a-dish of sporadic Alzheimer’s disease that removes a major obstacle for scientists seeking to pinpoint the causes of sporadic Alzheimer’s and find drugs that might prevent or reverse its devastating neurodegenerative effects.
Researchers performed CT scans on five mummies from 16th-century Greenland, looking for evidence of atherosclerosis to see whether the leading cause of death in the U.S. today was also prevalent centuries ago.
A new study from Harvard Medical School researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has found that the hypertension drug losartan, which targets the angiotensin signaling pathway, may improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy agents used to treat ovarian cancer. 
Newborn genomic sequencing identifies risk for childhood-onset disorders, including highly actionable conditions, in 9.4 percent of infants, researchers say.
Researchers have developed a new type of adhesive that can strongly adhere to wet materials — such as hydrogel and living tissue — and be easily detached with a specific frequency of light.