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  • Better diabetes remission after weight loss surgery than other methods

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – More than 20 years of evidence suggests that bariatric surgery produces greater weight loss and more type 2 diabetes remissions than nonsurgical treatments for the obese, according to a review. The results, from a...
  • UCI awarded $8 million for creation of brain cell database

    UCI awarded $8 million for creation of brain cell database
    UC Irvine announced Wednesday that it had been awarded an $8-million grant to establish one of six centers around the country tasked with creating a database of brain cell activity, expected to help develop treatment for a number of diseases. The...
  • UConn Health Center Scientists Wins $4 Million NIH Grant

    A University of Connecticut Health Center surgeon-scientist has won a $4 million National Institutes of Health Pioneer award for his cutting-edge work in regenerative engineering. Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, who headed the health center from 2008 to 2011,...
  • NIH director says US likely to spend a billion on Ebola fight in coming months

    SEATTLE Over the next few months, the United States will probably spend a billion dollars responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the director of the National Institutes of Health said in Seattle on Wednesday. Factor in the amount being invested...
  • White House reassures public on Ebola scare

    WASHINGTON In the face of growing Republican calls for travel restrictions on Ebola-ravaged areas in West Africa, the Obama administration on Friday sought to reassure anxious Americans that current safeguards were enough to keep the deadly virus from...
  • Man exposed to Ebola released from Bethesda hospital

    Man exposed to Ebola released from Bethesda hospital
    A man who was admitted to the National Institute of Health in Bethesda last week after being exposed to Ebola was released Tuesday, after his symptoms were determined not to be related to the virus, the NIH said. The patient was identified only as an...
  • Dallas Ebola patient on ventilator and receiving kidney dialysis

    DALLAS (Reuters) - The Ebola patient fighting for his life in a Dallas hospital is on a ventilator and a kidney dialysis machine to help stabilize his health, the hospital said on Tuesday. Liberian national Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person...
  • Jackson Lab Opens To Praise By Scientists

    Jackson Lab Opens To Praise By Scientists
    — Top geneticists from Harvard and the National Institutes of Health in Washington D.C. joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and others Tuesday in opening the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine. The new nonprofit research center and the state of...
  • Researchers find health risks lie hidden in the cleft palate gene

    Researchers find health risks lie hidden in the cleft palate gene
    Cleft lips and palates in newborns can frighten parents at first, while at the same time the cause of such dramatic impacts on function and appearance has long mystified doctors and scientists. Those factors led Mary Marazita, who holds a doctoral degree...
  • Ebola-exposed patient is released from Maryland clinic after 9 days

    An American who was exposed to the Ebola virus in West Africa and taken to a National Institutes of Health clinic in Maryland was sent home Tuesday, the agency announced. He is to stay at home and check his temperature twice a day until a 21-day...
  • Bethlehem firefighter Mike Thompson comes to rescue by donating portion of his liver

    Bethlehem firefighter Mike Thompson comes to rescue by donating portion of his liver
    For many people, Facebook is a place for sharing vacation photos, posting vents about daily annoyances or staying connected with old friends. For Donya McCoy, the site became a place to post a plea to help save the life of her 3-year-old daughter,...