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Medical Research

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  • Which state does the best job of vaccinating kids? Mississippi

    Which state does the best job of vaccinating kids? Mississippi
    When it comes to vaccinating children against diseases such as measles, diphtheria and whooping cough, Mississippi is the model for the nation, new federal data show. More than 99.7% of Mississippi children enrolled in kindergarten last year received...
  • Experts try to tamp fears of airline Ebola risk

    WASHINGTON Video cameras at Liberia's Monrovia airport showed Patrick Sawyer lying on his stomach to ease his discomfort on July 23 before he boarded the first of two flights that would carry him and the deadly Ebola virus to Nigeria. Sawyer, a Liberian-...
  • Many U.S. women use custom-compounded hormones for menopause

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An estimated 1.4 million U.S. women take custom-compounded bioidentical hormone therapy (CBHT) for menopausal symptoms, and most are unaware that these drugs are not FDA-approved, according to late-breaking research presented...
  • Joan Rivers' death caused by lack of oxygen to brain, official says

    Joan Rivers' death caused by lack of oxygen to brain, official says
    Comedian Joan Rivers, who passed away last month at the age of 81, died of a complication during a medical procedure, the New York Chief Medical Examiner's Office said on Thursday. Rivers was having an examination of the back of the throat and vocal...
  • Americans want tough but fair enforcement of regulations

    It's conventional wisdom in Washington that three decades or more of corporate-sponsored anti-regulatory studies, conferences, advertising, and political speeches, have convinced the American public that agencies like EPA and the Occupational Safety and...
  • Yale-New Haven Patient Tests Negative For Ebola

     Yale-New Haven Patient Tests Negative For Ebola
    NEW HAVEN — When test results came back late Thursday afternoon ruling out Ebola in a Yale doctoral student who fell ill after returning from Liberia, relief washed over officials who hours before had ramped up a full-scale response inside and...
  • Extreme measures: U.S. hospitals take on Ebola, but at what risk?

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The infection of two U.S. healthcare workers who cared for a dying Ebola patient in Dallas is challenging assumptions about how to protect Western medical workers who perform advanced, life-saving procedures that may increase their...
  • Prediabtes a wakeup call to get eating, lifestyle choices on track

    I exercise, stay slim and think I am reasonably careful about my diet. Subtract the dark-chocolate habit and minus the Cheetos cravings, I make fairly good choices. So I was shocked to learn that my fasting blood sugars were bordering on high and my...
  • Beware: Some Medicare Advantage plans have plenty of disadvantages

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Seniors have flocked to Medicare Advantage in recent years, attracted by savings on premiums and the convenience of one-stop shopping. But as the annual Medicare enrollment season began this week, a memorandum from federal officials to...
  • Losing weight quickly is just as good (or bad) as losing it gradually

    Losing weight quickly is just as good (or bad) as losing it gradually
    When it comes to dieting, the conventional wisdom holds that losing weight gradually is more sustainable in the long run than losing weight quickly. But new results from a long-term clinical trial show that this is just another dieting myth.  Both...
  • Medicaid ADHD treatment under scrutiny

    ATLANTA � Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, affects one in seven school-age children in the U.S., and from 2003 to 2011 the number of children diagnosed with the condition rose by more than 40 percent. Doctors have considerable...