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Medical Research

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  • At Lawrence Hall, vulnerable kids terrorized, learn life of crime

    At Lawrence Hall, vulnerable kids terrorized, learn life of crime
    One teenager raped a 50-year-old woman as she walked to the "L" stop at dawn. A second was arrested nine times in one year on charges that included theft, property damage and groping and punching a girl. A third was convicted in a series of...
  • New Focus On Concussions: No More 'Shake It Off'

    New Focus On Concussions: No More 'Shake It Off'
    On warm summer days in the 1970s, Harry Bellucci and his Bulkeley High teammates battled through double-session football practices. Bellucci, who graduated from the Hartford school in 1975, recalls participating in practice with a pounding headache...
  • Study: No increase in risky sexual activity with HPV vaccine

    Study: No increase in risky sexual activity with HPV vaccine
    Vaccinating young girls against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) does't lead to an increase in risky sexual activity, a new study shows. Teen girls in the study who were vaccinated against HPV were no more likely to become pregnant or...
  • Paul Allen gives $100 million to unravel the way cells work

    SEATTLE � After tackling the brain, the Ebola epidemic, and a host of other issues, billionaire Paul Allen has a new target for scientific philanthropy: unraveling the inner workings of human cells. On Monday, the Microsoft co-founder announced...
  • Mobile health faces a bumpy road in rural California

    Mobile health faces a bumpy road in rural California
    Steering along washed-out roads in California's southern Sierra, Earl Ferguson gets excited when he sees white plastic stakes sticking up from the ground along the way. They're markers of a new high-speed Internet line running from Barstow to Reno,...
  • States focus on 'super-utilizers' to reduce Medicaid costs

    WASHINGTON In health policy circles, they are called "super-utilizers," but the name isn't meant to connote any special powers. Just the opposite. They are people whose complex medical problems make them disproportionately heavy users of expensive health...
  • Artificial turf debate: Is it safe for children?

    Artificial turf debate: Is it safe for children?
    On weekday evenings and weekend afternoons each fall, hundreds of high school athletes can be seen kicking up dust, dragging opponents to the ground and otherwise rolling around on athletic fields across the Lehigh Valley. In many of those stadiums...
  • Scientific team sounds the alarm on sugar as a source of disease

    Scientific team sounds the alarm on sugar as a source of disease
    Is sugar making us sick? A team of scientists at the University of California in San Francisco believes so, and they're doing something about it. They launched an initiative to bring information on food and drink and added sugar to the public by...
  • USF study: This is what you get for smoking hookah for one hour

    USF study: This is what you get for smoking hookah for one hour
    Hookah smoking is popular among college students, and while many know that it's harmful, more than half think that it's safer than smoking cigarettes, according to a survey of nearly 500 University of South Florida undergraduate and graduate students. ...
  • Miami doc on mission to cure Type 1 diabetes

    Miami doc on mission to cure Type 1 diabetes
    Dr. Camillo Ricordi considers himself a diabetes freedom fighter. Ricordi, the director of the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, is considered one of the world's leading scientists in diabetes cure-...
  • To prevent or reverse obesity and its ills, timing may be everything

    If obesity is linked to Americans' 24/7 lifestyles, would it help to reset the clock that dictates our eating? A new study of mice suggests it would, and in ways that go well beyond weight alone. Even with a diet high in fat and sugar, mice that had...