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Dilemma: When 1 Drug Treats 2 Diseases

Amy Dockser Marcus Wall Street Journal A drug used to treat multiple sclerosis has also been shown to slow the progression of Lou Gehrig’s disease in mice, a nonprofit biotechnology company plans to announce Tuesday. Now, scientists face a dilemma. … Continue reading

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In a Squeaky-Clean World, a Worm Might Help Fight Disease

Shirley S. Wang Wall Street Journal Some bugs are good for our health, and a pig parasite called the whipworm appears to be one of them. Whipworm eggs have been found in human studies to reduce symptoms in a host … Continue reading

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