RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Medical Research

A collection of news and information related to Medical Research published by this site and its partners.

Top Medical Research Articles

Displaying items 100-110
  • Drunken man tased after rampage, report says

    Drunken man tased after rampage, report says
    The driver did everything he could to evade arrest after a series of crashes in rural east Seminole County, including hitting a firefighter, spitting on a paramedic and kicking a nurse, deputies say. The drunken rampage in Geneva continued after the...
  • The Home Economist: Don't let your name determine financial actions

    For high school seniors across the country, the school year has just started. But for so many, this one brings a slew of culminations, including the last time these kids will line up alphabetically by last name. While public schools rules say kids can be...
  • Painkillers, sedatives biggest threat when kids get into medicine chest

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - When kids under age six are hospitalized for accidentally taking prescription medications, in many cases they've gotten hold of narcotic painkillers and benzodiazepine sedatives, according to a new study. "All medications...
  • Poultry firms systematically feed low-dose antibiotics to flocks

    Poultry firms systematically feed low-dose antibiotics to flocks
    Major U.S. poultry firms are administering antibiotics to their flocks far more pervasively than regulators realize, posing a potential risk to human health. Internal records examined by Reuters reveal that some of the nation's largest poultry producers...
  • Abbott dissolving stent has lower angina rate vs metal stent: study

    Abbott dissolving stent has lower angina rate vs metal stent: study
    Abbott's Absorb dissolving heart stent proved as safe and effective one year after being placed in a diseased artery as the company's market-leading Xience drug coated metal stent with a significantly lower rate of chest pain, according to data...
  • Southern states create a new face of AIDS

    New Yorker Deadra Malloy was diagnosed with HIV in 1988, but she remained healthy for so long she wasn't completely convinced she was positive. When she finally started getting sick in 2006, she decided to embrace her "ancestral roots" and accepted a...
  • Unauthorized use of Adderall concerns health and sports officials

    Unauthorized use of Adderall concerns health and sports officials
    The banned amphetamine that will keep Chris Davis off the baseball diamond for 25 games has become a go-to for stressed college students and worn athletes looking for a quick boost of energy. Adderall acts like a "tremendous jolt of caffeine" that some...
  • NFL roundup: Vikings' Peterson indicted, deactivated

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updated with new Peterson information, drug policy NFL roundup: Vikings' Peterson indicted, deactivated The Minnesota Vikings on Friday deactivated running back Adrian Peterson for Sunday's game against the New England...
  • Shortage of in-home dialysis solution has patients worried

    Shortage of in-home dialysis solution has patients worried
    Unlike the hundreds of thousands of Americans who drive several times a week to a dialysis center, Joanna Galeas relies on an increasingly popular at-home alternative to treat her kidney failure. Galeas, a 30-year-old Los Angeles resident, is among tens...
  • Fracking workers exposed to dangerous amounts of benzene, study says

    Fracking workers exposed to dangerous amounts of benzene, study says
    Some workers at oil and gas sites where fracking occurs are routinely exposed to high levels of benzene, a colorless gas that can cause cancer, according to a study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The agency, which is...
  • Sunshine tied to suicide risk: study

    Sunshine tied to suicide risk: study
    Exposure to sunshine over a short period of time may increase the risk of suicide but may also lower the risk over several months, suggests a new study from Austria. People shouldn't avoid the sun based on the study's findings, says its senior author....