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Medical Research

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  • Food Allergy Experts Clarify Recent LEAP Study

    Food Allergy Experts Clarify Recent LEAP Study
    The recent release of the Learning Early About Peanut (LEAP) study, conducted by researchers in the UK, has caused much talk and media coverage.  But, some experts are worried that the public is making incorrect assumptions about the results which could...
  • New CDC Report Says Kids Get Too Much Screen Time

    New CDC Report Says Kids Get Too Much Screen Time
    A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests kids are getting way too much screen time. The study asserts that 98% of 12 to 15 year olds watch television daily, many exceeding the 2 hour a day time limit recommended by...
  • Ford Wants to Monitor Your Health

    Ford Wants to Monitor Your Health
    Ford's Sync has proven to be a capable device for hands-free calling, audio controls and other simple functions. But if Ford gets its way, the multimedia system could help monitor drivers for potentially life-saving medical conditions. Ford is working...
  • Yale Makes Discovery That Will Dramatically Impact Autism Research

    Yale Makes Discovery That Will Dramatically Impact Autism Research
    Researchers at Yale University say they’ve made a discovery that will dramatically impact autism research. Dr. Stephan Sanders- the first author of the study- says scientists found genetic mutations are linked to the condition. This finding will...
  • Drive Breast Cancer Awareness With Pink Ribbon Fiat 500

    October is National Breast Cancer month, and Fiat is helping bring awareness to the disease with the Fiat 500 Pink Ribbon edition. Only 250 of these models will be produced, and $1,000 from each one sold will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research...
  • Inked and irked: Apple Watch users report tattoo problems

    It's an annoying problem for the unlucky few: the Apple Watch's heart rate monitor and even some other features might not work if you have a tattoo on your wrist. Inked and irked Apple fans have dubbed the issue "TattooGate" on Twitter, complaining...
  • DNA editing takes a serious step forward -- for better or worse

    DNA editing takes a serious step forward -- for better or worse
    It's a scenario that has haunted biologists since the dawn of the DNA age: the evil scientist custom-crafting a human being with test tubes and Petri dishes. So when a Chinese team revealed last month that it had used a new laboratory technique to alter...
  • Rising access to substance abuse treatment faces shortage of counselors

    WASHINGTON Changes to health care law in the past year gave millions of Americans access to mental health and substance abuse treatment, but did nothing to address a shortage of professionals who can provide that care. Experts say the shortage of...
  • Man spends five years in jail awaiting trial as experts debate his mental heath, competence

    Man spends five years in jail awaiting trial as experts debate his mental heath, competence
    It's been five and a half years since Justin Evans' arrest near his grandparent's York County home, caught with a gun and cocaine in his pocket. He's had no trial. No conviction. No acquittal. Just delay after delay between trips to hospitals and...
  • NY Medicaid overhaul envisions combined outpatient care

    Using an estimated $8 billion as incentives, New York is overhauling Medicaid, pushing providers to establish more outpatient clinics, reduce hospital beds, use electronic records and enable low-income patients to see doctors and psychologists in the same...
  • IMSA students find research is key to high school experience

    IMSA students find research is key to high school experience
    On most Wednesdays this school year, Julian Pacheco, 18, of Aurora, would board an early morning bus and after two hours arrive at the University of Chicago on the city's South Side where he'd work in a lab until about 4 p.m. He and other researchers...