Amie Ninh

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Hearing Things? It May Be Your Coffee Buzz

If you’re stressed out and hopped up on caffeine — and who isn’t these days — you might be prone to hallucinating, namely hearing snatches of the tune “White Christmas” in white noise, according to a recent study by …

Study: Could Brain Scans Help Spot Autism?

A brain scan may someday be able to help identify cases of autism, a new study suggests. Currently, autism is diagnosed based on subjective evaluations of a child’s behavioral and developmental deficits, but researchers at …

FDA Approves a New Drug To Treat HIV

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday approved a new drug to treat HIV infection. The drug, made by an arm of Johnson & Johnson, will be sold under the name Edurant, and is designed to be used in combination with other …

Medical Breakthrough: Paraplegic Man Stands Up

After being struck by a car in 2006, Rob Summers was given a grim prognosis: paralysis from the chest down and the possibility of never walking again. But five years later, he is able to stand on his own two feet unaided — …

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