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Medical Research

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  • Stubbornly high blood pressure poses serious health threat

    Resistant hypertension poses a serious threat to your heart health. About one in three American adults has high blood pressure, defined as a top (systolic) blood pressure reading of 140 or higher or a bottom (diastolic) reading of 90 or higher. Also known...
  • UC Irvine says change in reporting drove surge in aggravated assaults

    UC Irvine says change in reporting drove surge in aggravated assaults
    The number of serious assaults tracked by UC Irvine police more than quintupled last year, but campus officials say the spike can be attributed to altered reporting procedures and does not suggest a wave of violence at the university. Twenty-eight...
  • Sierra Leone surgeon with Ebola flying to U.S. identified

    Sierra Leone surgeon with Ebola flying to U.S. identified
    A Sierra Leonean doctor sick with Ebola is expected to depart the West African country on Friday night to fly to the United States for treatment and be reunited with his American wife, according to the doctor's church and employer. Dr. Martin Salia, 44,...
  • Prosecutor seeks life sentence for 2011 West Boynton home invasion, rape

    Prosecutor seeks life sentence for 2011 West Boynton home invasion, rape
    She told the judge she wears a panic button around her neck, which is linked with an alarm system in the 68-year-old's West Boynton home. But the woman didn't have these safety precautions on Nov. 29, 2011, when Octavious Johnson, then 20, broke in after...
  • Marylanders among 'superstars' of federal Ebola fight

    Marylanders among 'superstars' of federal Ebola fight
    Dr. Lance Plyler was desperate. It was late July, and two of his American relief workers in Liberia were showing worsening symptoms of Ebola. Believing he couldn't handle such "dire circumstances" alone, the medical director for Samaritan's Purse turned...
  • Baltimore firefighter died of smoke inhalation, medical examiner's office says

    Baltimore firefighter died of smoke inhalation, medical examiner's office says
    Baltimore fire safety officer Lt. James Bethea died of smoke inhalation after falling through a floor at a vacant rowhouse, where he remained for hours before an off-duty firefighter happened to see his car outside and called for help. Fire Chief...
  • Internet of Things will transform life, but experts fear for privacy and personal data

    It will help you avoid traffic jams as you travel from work to that hot new spot you've been dying to try out, tell you on the way about the bar's half-price coupons and let you check your home video monitors while knocking back a few to see if your cat...
  • Parking abuses hamper disabled drivers

    WASHINGTON In some cities, disabled drivers trying to find handicap-accessible parking spaces are often out of luck, because many of those spots are taken by able-bodied people who use disabled parking placards to get a choice spot or save a few bucks....
  • Teens' use of electronic cigarettes worries health officials

    WASHINGTON More high school students are using electronic cigarettes, according to new findings, raising concerns among health officials that the growing diversification of tobacco products could get more young people addicted to nicotine. While a new...
  • Ebola drug trials starting in West Africa as early as December

    Ebola drug trials starting in West Africa as early as December
    Three separate clinical trials for Ebola virus treatments are set to begin in West Africa as early as December, Doctors Without Borders announced Thursday. The international medical aid group, also known by its French initials MSF, will host the...
  • 1 in 5 U.S. high school students uses tobacco, CDC says

    1 in 5 U.S. high school students uses tobacco, CDC says
    One-fifth of the nation's high school students say they have smoked in the past 30 days, and nearly half of them admit to having experimented with smoking at least once in their lives, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and...