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  • NU researchers eye molecule in arthritis treatment

    NU researchers eye molecule in arthritis treatment
    When tiny white blood cells known as macrophages run amok in your body, they can cause painful inflammation. But Harris Perlman, associate professor of medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, recently discovered a molecule he...
  • High-profile 2009 chronic fatigue syndrome study in dispute

    The journal that published a high-profile paper linking chronic fatigue syndrome to a retrovirus is now investigating allegations that a figure in that report was manipulated. The appearance in Science of the 2009 paper caused an immediate sensation...
  • Turn life sciences research into jobs

    Turn life sciences research into jobs
    The Dow takes another tumble, there is one more lackluster report on unemployment, and attention in Maryland turns once again to how to improve the local economy. There have been well-intentioned efforts to stimulate the economy, but there is also an...
  • As the flu season gets under way, health experts urge vaccination, tout new choices

    As the flu season gets under way, health experts urge vaccination, tout new choices
    It's the time of year once again for body aches, intense coughing and fever — common symptoms of seasonal flu. But the good news is that more and more people are getting flu shots, guarding them against complications that could land them in the...
  • Early breast cancer screening may help some: study

    Early breast cancer screening may help some: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Starting breast cancer screening as early as age 25 may help women who carry a genetic mutation linked to a higher risk of cancer live longer, suggests a new study. "Results indicate that breast cancer deaths will decrease...
  • Health advocates seek increase in tobacco tax

    Health advocates seek increase in tobacco tax
    After successfully pushing a new dime-a-drink alcohol tax, health care advocates are advocating for a new $1 levy on tobacco. That would bring the total to $3 for a pack of cigarettes, among the highest in the nation. A coalition led by the Maryland...
  • Home court is place to fight cancer at Manchester Valley

    Home court is place to fight cancer at Manchester Valley
    "Game on, cancer!" With those words, Katie White and her fellow Manchester Valley High School teammates took to the volleyball court Oct. 12 to fight not only their opponents from Brunswick, but cancer — in all its many forms. Fighting cancer...
  • Dr. Donald W. Zantop

    Dr. Donald W. Zantop
    Dr. Donald W. Zantop, co-owner of the Fallston Veterinary Clinic who was noted for his avian rescue work, died Oct. 13 in a diving accident off Bald Head Island, N.C. The Fallston resident, who was 59, had been collecting underwater fossils with...
  • Kick the habit

    Kick the habit
    For most people, a morning cup of java isn't harmful. But if you rely on coffee to get you out of bed, to stave off midmorning headaches and to avoid the 3 p.m. crash, you may be hooked on one of the most popular drugs in the world. Nearly 90 percent...
  • Church Cites Discrepancy In Abortion Numbers In Connecticut

    Church Cites Discrepancy In Abortion Numbers In Connecticut
    A new report by the Catholic Church in Connecticut says that 19 percent of abortions in the state are going unreported each year, prompting a call for a change in state law to allow sanctions against clinics that fail to account for every abortion. The...
  • Asthma drugs may increase attacks in kids: report

    Asthma drugs may increase attacks in kids: report
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One class of drugs used to prevent wheezing and shortness of breath in people with asthma may increase kids' risk of being hospitalized for an asthma attack, according to a new analysis from the U.S. Food and Drug...