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Sweden's Princess Madeleine gives birth to a daughter

Sweden's Princess Madeleine gives birth to a daughter

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Sweden's Princess Madeleine has given birth to a daughter in New York, the Royal Court in Stockholm, Sweden, announced Friday.
Clostridium bacteria can cause multiple sclerosis-like brain damage

Clostridium bacteria can cause multiple sclerosis-like brain damage

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Rare strain of Clostridium bacteria, which commonly causes food-borne illness, creates a toxin that caused multiple sclerosis-like brain damage in mice.
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New pill 'melts away' leukemia without chemotherapy

New pill 'melts away' leukemia without chemotherapy

Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Making leukemia a treatable disease could be as easy as popping a pill twice a day, without having to go through debilitating chemotherapy.
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Half of U.S. psychiatrists refuse private insurance

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers suggest unless those needing help for mental illness have deep pockets, they may have a hard time finding a psychiatrist to accept insurance.
Smoking can cause cell damage before any sign of lung disease

Smoking can cause cell damage before any sign of lung disease

NEW YORK, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Even a smoker who looks healthy, and whose doctor may find no sign of health damage from smoking, may already be sick, a U.S. researcher says.
Kelly Ripa named Halloween parade grand marshal

Kelly Ripa named Halloween parade grand marshal

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Kelly Ripa has been named grand marshal of the 40th anniversary edition of New York City's Village Halloween Parade, organizers announced Tuesday.

Luxury hotel offers plastic surgery recovery package

NEW YORK, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- A high-end New York hotel is offering a special package for plastic surgery patients looking to recover in privacy and luxury.
Darker sunglasses don't provide better sun protection

Darker sunglasses don't provide better sun protection

NEW YORK, June 29 (UPI) -- Many people believe darker sunglasses provide better protection against the sun but that is not the case, a U.S. eye expert says.
The hidden cost of terrorism: U.S. smoking

The hidden cost of terrorism: U.S. smoking

NEW YORK, June 23 (UPI) -- After the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, a million former U.S. smokers took up the habit again and kept puffing for at least two years, a researcher says.
U.S. scientists discover proteins affect cancer spread

U.S. scientists discover proteins affect cancer spread

BOSTON, May 27 (UPI) -- U.S. and Norwegian researchers identified a five-amino acid fragment that reduces metastatic spread of prostate, breast and lung cancer in mouse models.
Katie Couric to speak at symposium at Johns Hopkins

Katie Couric to speak at symposium at Johns Hopkins

BALTIMORE, May 8 (UPI) -- Talk-show host Katie Couric is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at Johns Hopkins Medicine's 19th annual A Woman's Journey symposium in Baltimore.
Drug, sofosbuvir, improves cure rate for two hepatitis C subtypes

Drug, sofosbuvir, improves cure rate for two hepatitis C subtypes

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, April 25 (UPI) -- Extended use of the drug sofosbuvir resulted in a high cure rate in two subtypes of hepatitis C that account for 25 percent of U.S. cases, researchers say.

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Patents said threat to 'genomic liberty' ... Study: Street gangs not into cybercrime ... Google takes on Swedish language watchdog ... Nanofoams could create better body armor ... Science and Technology news from UPI.

Patents said threat to 'genomic liberty'

NEW YORK, March 26 (UPI) -- Companies holding more than 40,000 patents on DNA molecules have essentially staked claim to the entire human genome for profit, U.S. researchers say.
Kissinger hospitalized in New York

Kissinger hospitalized in New York

NEW YORK, March 5 (UPI) -- Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was admitted to New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center after a fall at his home, the hospital said.
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NYP2003082002 - NEW YORK, AUG. 20 (UPI) 55 year old Nathan Klein meets the media on Aug. 20, 2003 forty eight hours after becoming the world's first patient to have a gene therapy operation for Parkinson's disease at New York Weill Cornell Medical Center.The surgical team was lead by Dr. Kaplitt. ep/Ezio Petersen UPI
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Weill Cornell Medical College, formally named the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University and abbreviated to Weill Cornell, is the biomedical research unit and medical school of Cornell University.

The medical college is currently located at 1300 York Avenue, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City, along with the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences. It was partially endowed by Sanford Weill.

One of the most selective medical schools in the United States (based on average MCAT, GPA, and acceptance rate in a 2009 issue of U.S. News & World Report), Cornell enrolls approximately 100 students per class. In 2008, 5,853 people applied and 753 were interviewed for 101 spots. The average undergraduate GPA and average MCAT score for successful applicants are 3.8 and 35Q, respectively.

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