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Medical Research

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  • Sandy Hook Report To Be Ready In February

    Sandy Hook Report To Be Ready In February
    HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission's report on expanding police response, the role of high-capacity weaponry, school security, and mental health will be submitted to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in February, panel chairman Scott Jackson said...
  • Hospital: Teen posing as doctor had no contact with patients

    Hospital: Teen posing as doctor had no contact with patients
    A West Palm Beach hospital where an unidentified juvenile masqueraded as a doctor denied that the juvenile had any contact with patients. According to a statement from St. Mary's Medical Center, employees were alerted to the juvenile's behavior on Jan....
  • FDA approves a device for weight loss

    In a bid to increase treatments for the nation's 79 million obese adults, the Food and Drug Administration has approved U.S. marketing of an implantable device that stimulates weight loss by manipulating key appetite signals passing between the brain...
  • Sedentary behavior trumps fat as a killer

    Sedentary behavior trumps fat as a killer
    If you had but one New Year's resolution to keep, maybe it should be to get up and move a little more. New research shows that for men and women across the spectrum of body mass index and belt size, those who got even a little exercise - burning up...
  • Women's periods may affect smoking cessation

     Women's periods may affect smoking cessation
    Smokers know how hard it is to quit, thanks to nicotine, the active ingredient in cigarettes that keeps them addicted. Now a study from Canada suggests women may have better luck quitting during the two weeks preceding their menstrual periods, when the...
  • Could the Pap smear be ousted by HPV testing?

    PLEASANTON, Calif. A Pleasanton firm that received FDA approval for a test against cervical cancer said it has gained the support of a panel of medical experts to use the test as a frontline screening for women as young as 25, but the announcement only...
  • What is alcohol addiction?

    What is alcohol addiction?
    Gyms aren't the only places that see a membership spike after the holidays. Alexian Brothers Health System, which offers addiction treatment programs in the Chicago area, saw 20 percent more calls about service options in December compared with...
  • Study finds success in drug-intervention program for gonorrhea

    SEATTLE A Washington state program that gives people with chlamydia or gonorrhea free antibiotics to treat their partners boosted access to the drugs and may have reduced rates of sexually transmitted infections. The intervention, outlined in a study...
  • Police: Man died in custody after arrest on Daytona Beach Boardwalk

    Police: Man died in custody after arrest on Daytona Beach Boardwalk
    A 47-year-old man died in police custody after he was arrested on the Daytona Beach Boardwalk near Joe's Crab Shack for openly drinking alcoholic beverages Wednesday night, officials said. Kevin Whalen was arrested with two others about 6:05 p.m. when...
  • Flu vaccine not working well; only 23 percent effective

    Flu vaccine not working well; only 23 percent effective
    This year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It's only 23 percent effective, which is one of the worst performances in the last decade, according to a government study released Thursday. The poor showing is primarily because the vaccine doesn'...
  • Cancer groups urge health officials to be tougher on e-cigarettes

    Cancer groups urge health officials to be tougher on e-cigarettes
    Electronic cigarettes should be subject to the same taxes, marketing restrictions and limitations on public use as traditional tobacco products, according to new guidance from cancer experts. In a joint policy statement issued Thursday, the American...