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Medical Research

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  • A good alternative to having a colonoscopy? Maybe not

    A good alternative to having a colonoscopy? Maybe not
    There are few medical tests with as high a squirm factor as colonoscopies. So anyone who comes along with a simple, non-invasive alternative is probably going to make a lot of money. If the alternative test is any good. A Wisconsin company called...
  • To quash polio for good, immunization with both vaccines may be best

    Quashing the polio virus for good may take a belt-and-suspenders approach, a new study suggests. One in which children get not only a dose of the cheap and easy-to-administer oral vaccine, but at least one dose of the inactivated vaccine - the one...
  • Homeless people migrating from downtown to County-USC, study finds

    Homeless people migrating from downtown to County-USC, study finds
    Homeless people squeezed out of downtown Los Angeles are migrating to nearby Lincoln Heights and Boyle Heights, where they are seeking refuge in the emergency room and on the grounds of Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, according to a six-month study...
  • Simple measures made hospital patients 70% more likely to quit smoking

    Simple measures made hospital patients 70% more likely to quit smoking
    A free supply of nicotine replacement medication and a handful of automated phone calls made smokers who wanted to quit much more likely to succeed, according to results of a clinical trial published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Assn....
  • AA can help young adults, but mechanisms unclear: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Alcoholics Anonymous can help people, young and old, recover from drinking problems, but young adults seem to benefit mainly - and only - from certain aspects of the program, according to a small U.S. study. The results may...
  • Report examines Laguna's suicide rate, methods

    For Laguna Beach residents, suicides most often take the form of an overdose of drugs or ingestion of poison, according to an Orange County Health Care Agency report released last week. Fifty-three percent of Laguna Beach's 17 suicides from 2009 to...
  • Boynton police identify officer hit by car fleeing traffic stop, police say

    The officer who was seriously injured when he was hit by a car fleeing a traffic stop has been identified by Boynton Beach police Jeffrey Williams, who has been with the department since 2006, was one of two officers injured in the incident. Officer...
  • Asthma attack rates similar for black and white kids

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new analysis of U.S. childhood asthma statistics finds racial differences persist in the proportions of African American and white children who develop asthma, but success in managing the disease is becoming more equal....
  • Knee replacement may go poorly for people who think life isn’t fair

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – People who tend to blame others for their suffering and think setbacks in their lives are irreparable tend to report more pain after knee replacement surgery, according to a new study. This is not the first time...
  • Minneapolis VA studies invisible scars from combat

    MINNEAPOLIS The two soldiers followed standard rules of engagement as a suspicious truck rolled toward their convoy in Iraq. First, they fired a warning flare. But the truck kept coming. Then, a warning shot with live ammunition. The truck kept coming....
  • For diabetics, losing weight may delay kidney problems

    For diabetics, losing weight may delay kidney problems
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - (In this August 20th story, corrects Knowler's location in paragraph 3 and corrects de Zeeuw's affiliation in paragraph 13) Healthy eating, staying active and losing weight are already recommended for people with type 2...