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Medical Research (INACTIVE)

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  • READER SUBMITTED: CT Company Simplifies Medication Management For Seniors

    Diabetes is a serious disease impacting nearly 26 million Americans, but a quarter of them don't even realize that they have the disease. One of the most critical aspects of living with diabetes is medication compliance. A Connecticut company, Assisted...
  • New hope for embattled STAP cell researchers?

    New hope for embattled STAP cell researchers?
    Just hours after Japanese investigators announced findings of fabrication and misconduct in a highly criticized "acid bath" stem cell study, scientists in Hong Kong said they had partly succeeded in reproducing the controversial experiment, but without...
  • Inspiring Women: Dr. Maria Trent

    Inspiring Women: Dr. Maria Trent
    Maria Trent lived in the Columbia neighborhood of Running Brook during the early 1970s while her dad worked on a doctorate at the University of Maryland, College Park, and her mom taught at Waterloo Elementary. She was just 3 years old when her family...
  • Sister of 11-year-old with diabetes raises $110K for research

    She organized 200 family and friends for a charity walk. She put together a bowling tournament and raffle that raised $5,000. Last month, she held a bake sale that earned $798 in a single day. Over the past five years, Lily Cavallaro, a whirlwind of...
  • Bariatric surgery found to ease Type 2 diabetes symptoms

    Bariatric surgery did more to improve symptoms of diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol after three years than intensive treatment with drugs alone, according to new results from a closely watched clinical trial involving patients who were...
  • Drug shows promise for fighting bone cancer in people, pets

    A gold-based drug currently used in human and veterinary medicine to manage certain immune diseases may prove useful in combating osteosarcoma, a devastating bone cancer that affects both dogs and people, University of Florida veterinary researchers...
  • Prana drug fails Alzheimer's study; shares plunge

    (Reuters) - Prana Biotechnology Ltd lost nearly three-quarters of its value after the company said its experimental drug to treat Alzheimer's disease failed a mid-stage study, raising doubts about the drug's future. The company's shares, which quadrupled...
  • New Study Shows Cambodian Refugees Have Poor Health Despite Access To Care

    WEST HARTFORD — A new study done by a local organization shows that the region's Cambodian American refugee population has poor health despite having access to health care. West Hartford's Khmer Health Advocates, the only Cambodian-American...
  • Black boys facing chronic adversity show signs of early genetic aging

    Black boys facing chronic adversity show signs of early genetic aging
    By the time they have reached the fourth grade, African American boys who have run a childhood gantlet of poverty, shifting family structure, harsh parenting and a mother's low mood and educational attainment will have signs of premature genetic aging...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Quinnipiac physician Assistant Students Assist With National Kidney Foundation Screening

    Vladimir Odinets, right, a Quinnipiac University physician assistant student, performed a blood pressure screening on Steve Ducos on March 13 during the National Kidney Foundation's "Keep Healthy" screening at Aetna's corporate headquarters in Hartford....
  • Brain tissue adds to evidence that autism begins before birth

    Brain tissue adds to evidence that autism begins before birth
    Brain tissue samples from children with autism look markedly different than the brain tissue of other kids, researchers say. The physiological differences could explain many of the well-known symptoms of autism spectrum disorders, and they suggest...