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Medical Research

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  • Digital doctors: China sees tech cure for healthcare woes

    HANGZHOU China (Reuters) - Liu Chunming almost died after a car crash in July in Taihe, a remote county in China's southeast Jiangxi province, but survived serious abdominal injuries thanks to specialist doctors who led his treatment from 1,000 kms (621...
  • Rising injuries among older male motorcyclists: study

    Rising injuries among older male motorcyclists: study
    Motorcycle injuries requiring a trip to the hospital have increased in recent years among older male riders, while injury rates for women and younger men haven't changed, according to a new study from Canada. The spike in injuries among men over 45...
  • Stem cells from human embryos prove safe, improve vision -study

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The longest-running trial of stem cells derived from a human embryo found that the cells caused patients none of the problems scientists feared, such as forming tumors, and reversed partial blindness in about half the eyes receiving...
  • Patients with diseased leg arteries who quit smoking live longer

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with clogged arteries in their legs can extend their lives - and save their limbs - if they quit smoking cigarettes, new research shows. In so-called "peripheral artery disease," blood from the heart can't reach the...
  • OraSure approached about developing Ebola test kit

    OraSure approached about developing Ebola test kit
    Bethlehem's OraSure Technologies is examining whether technology it developed for its in-home HIV test could be used to screen for Ebola. The company has been approached by federal agencies and private-sector entities interested in employing the method,...
  • European code against cancer calls for smoke-free, active lives

    LONDON (Reuters) - Cancer experts issued a 12-point code on Tuesday aimed at preventing up to half of all new cases of the disease in Europe by guiding people towards smoke-free, active lives free from cancer-causing infections and substances. Publishing...
  • Yale Concludes Ebola Researchers Don't Need To Sequester Themselves

    Yale Concludes Ebola Researchers Don't Need To Sequester Themselves
    Two Yale students who have returned home from researching the Ebola outbreak in Liberia will not sequester themselves for three weeks as originally planned, the university's school of public health said in a letter to students and staff Monday. The...
  • Church officials struggle to assist those with mental illness

    David Mandani heard voices telling him to kill himself. He was paranoid. He saw things others didn't. He was spiraling out of control. Mandani was hospitalized but ran away. Family members found him in a park and asked police for help. He was put in...
  • AstraZeneca looks to EU decision for next cancer drug boost

    LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca's cancer drug pipeline, already on a roll following promising clinical trial results, could get a further boost next week from a European green light for an experimental medicine against ovarian cancer. European Medicines...
  • Biotech leaders forecast more growth

    Biotech leaders forecast more growth
    Biotech industry leaders from around the state met Monday in Fort Lauderdale to foster collaboration and keep the industry on a steady growth track. The two-day conference is expected to attract about 500 business owners, research institute leaders,...
  • Consumer Reports: Five ways to fight the flu this year

    The symptoms come on fast and strong: muscle aches and pain, fever, headaches and exhaustion. The flu can knock you out for weeks, warns Consumer Reports — and that's if you're a healthy young adult. For the young, the old and those with weak...