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  • Blood tests could detect sexually-transmitted oral cancers

    Blood tests could detect sexually-transmitted oral cancers
    LONDON (Reuters) - Antibodies to a high-risk type of a virus that causes mouth and throat cancers when transmitted via oral sex can be detected in blood tests many years before onset of the disease, according to a World Health Organisation-led team of...
  • Company's Return Shows New Haven Approach Working

    Yale President Richard Levin sat for an interview with The Courant's editorial board in 1996, and talked about the university's potential as a research engine. As an example, he cited "a company called Alexion, which develops pharmaceuticals," started...
  • Hot flashes common even before menopause

    Hot flashes common even before menopause
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most women expect hot flashes as a part of the "change of life," but more than half start sweating before menopause has actually begun, according to a survey. The study and others "indicate that women start having hot...
  • St. Francis sports medicine adds to historic two-week run

    It's still fair to say St. Francis High owns the National High School Sports Medicine Championships. Not only did Eli Hallak, director of the Golden Knights sports medicine program, develop the online competition two years ago, but his students won...
  • Metabolic syndrome has declined, some risks persist

    Metabolic syndrome has declined, some risks persist
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Compared to a decade ago, fewer Americans have a cluster of risk factors that together can signal heart troubles and diabetes down the line, according to a new study. But while so-called metabolic syndrome is declining, some...
  • It works: HPV vaccine reduces infections by 56%, CDC says

    It works: HPV vaccine reduces infections by 56%, CDC says
    The HPV vaccine may be controversial, but it works, new research shows. The rate of HPV infection among teenage girls dropped from 11.5% in the “pre-vaccine era” to 5.1% in the “vaccine era,” researchers from the Centers for...
  • Sentara brings music and medicine together

    Sentara brings music and medicine together
    Music has the power to modulate the heart rate, lower blood pressure dramatically, improve a person's speech and help recover language. It can serve to reduce anxiety and depression and is a tool in aiding people in walking better. "Today we can prove...
  • Rabid raccoon attacks man in Ocean City

    Rabid raccoon attacks man in Ocean City
    A man in north Ocean City was attacked on Tuesday by a raccoon that later tested positive for rabies. According to the Worcester County Health Department, a citizen reported the attack by "an aggressive raccoon" near Northside Park at 125th Street and...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, June 23 Juneteenth The Howard County Center of African American Culture Inc. presents "From Slavery to Freedom: The Trials and Tribulations of James Too" at 3 p.m. at the Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way in Columbia. Free event include dance...
  • Psychiatry 'bible' gets two doses of criticism

    Psychiatry 'bible' gets two doses of criticism
    In his 1993 classic, "Listening to Prozac," Peter D. Kramer discusses how psychotropic drugs affect the art and science of psychiatric diagnosis. The successful use of lithium to treat manic depression, for example, helped substantiate the diagnosis and...
  • Essential Track: Genesis Be's 'Tampons & Tylenol'

    Essential Track: Genesis Be's 'Tampons & Tylenol'
    This post has been updated. See below for details. The relentlessly catchy chorus from Genesis Be's new track "Tampons & Tylenol" isn't one I expected to be looping in my head all morning. But ever since the Village Voice's Sound of the City blog posted...