Frederick Banting is a scientist whose groundbreaking research on insulin earned him a Nobel Prize. He is also the subject of today’s Google Doodle.


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A trial reversed Alzheimer’s in 10 patients. See which vitamins and exercise were used, details on each patient, and links to the study so you can learn more.

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Malachi Love-Robinson, 18, posed as a doctor and even rented his own office, Palm Beach County, Florida, police say. See photos of the teen here.

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Malachi Love-Robinson opened a medical office, created a website and even hired staff. But police say the 18-year-old from Florida isn’t actually a doctor.

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Was Jimmy Carter cured of metastasized cancer? A key part of his cancer treatment and improved health is pembrolizumab (Keytruda), a new drug that works with the patient’s immune system.

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When it comes to healthcare in the United States, the majority of treatments and technologies have improved over time. But there are certain aspects of the industry that are lagging behind.

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If you need to lose more than 50 pounds and you have high blood pressure, diabetes or other obesity-related diseases, then traditional dieting methods might not be effective for you.

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Cassandra Fortin is the Connecticut 17-year-old girl who has cancer but doesn’t want chemotherapy. The state has taken her into custody, citing “medical neglect” by her mother.

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Testing at Charlotte’s Carolinas Medical Center revealed that Panthers quarterback Cam Newton sustained a transverse process fracture in his car accident. What does that mean?

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Martin Salia is the Maryland-based surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone.

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Kaci Hickox, a nurse returning from West Africa after treating Ebola patients, is threatening to sue New Jersey for being forcefully quarantined under “inhumane” conditions.

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Craig Spencer, a New York doctor who had recently traveled to West Africa, has tested positive for Ebola.

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Sara Stelzer died of Meningitis in San Diego on October 16. Teachers at Moorpark High School fear she infected students at the school during homecoming.

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Briana Aguirre is the Texas Presbyterian nurse who blew the whistle on the hospital’s protocols which may have led to two of its nurses getting Ebola.

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Ahsoka Mukpo was working in Ebola-stricken Liberian for NBC when he was struck down with the deadly virus. Here are the images that reflect is life so far.

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The patient has been to Nigeria recently.

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