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Medical Research

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  • Long-acting version of Baxter's hemophilia drug succeeds in study

    (Reuters) - Baxter International Inc said a more potent version of its flagship blood disorder drug Advate met the main goal in a late-stage study. The experimental drug, BAX 855, was being tested as a preventive therapy and an on-demand treatment in 138...
  • Researchers reverse autism symptoms in mice by paring extra synapses

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Although many things have gone wrong in the autistic brain, scientists have recently been focusing on one of the most glaring: a surplus of connections, or synapses. Neuroscientists reported on Thursday that, at least in lab mice, a...
  • Motivational interviewing may not curb drinking among young adults

    NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Young people may not see meaningful benefits from a counseling approach designed to curb their alcohol use, according to a new analysis of previous research. Teens and young adults who took part in so-called motivational...
  • Surviving Ebola: Africa cries out for healthcare boost

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Surviving sickness can make you stronger. So while a western corner of Africa writhes in the deadly grip of the Ebola virus, there are signs this emergency may serve as a wake-up call to strengthen spending and investment on...
  • Police: Woman Charged In Hartford Beating of MDC Worker

    HARTFORD — A local woman was charged after she allegedly punched a long-time utilities worker Tuesday morning on Tower Avenue, but police say they haven't found two men who reportedly dragged the man from his truck and assaulted him further. The...
  • Soft drink makers have a powerful thirst for a new sweetener

    Steps from the lobby of the Dr Pepper Snapple Group headquarters, a row of inauspicious Rubbermaid bins holds the crystallized future of the nation's third largest soft drink player. The tubs contain sugar, the artificial sweetener aspartame and...
  • Laser surgery shows promise in halting seizures in epilepsy sufferers

    PLEASANTON, Calif. Justin Wan is not one to radiate unfettered optimism or make bold statements about his future. More than 10 years of battling epilepsy will do that to a person who never knows when the next seizure will strike. Wan can't drive, swim...
  • Grabbing a silver lining from the rising cost of child-rearing

    Grabbing a silver lining from the rising cost of child-rearing
    In the least surprising news of the decade, government officials announced today that it's expensive to raise a kid. Really expensive. Like, $245,340-before-you-send-them-to-college expensive. Middle-income families (those who make $61,530 to $106,540...
  • Novartis hands over experimental TB drugs in antibiotic pullback

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis has signed a licensing deal to hand over its experimental tuberculosis (TB) drugs to the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development, joining a growing Big Pharma retreat from antibiotics. The TB Alliance deal reflects renewed...
  • Experimental Ebola drugs needed for 'up to 30,000 people'

    LONDON (Reuters) - Up to 30,000 people could have used experimental treatments or vaccines so far in the world's worst outbreak of Ebola currently plaguing West Africa, British scientists said on Wednesday. The calculation highlights the dilemma facing...
  • Involuntary eye movement a foolproof indication for ADHD diagnosis

    Tel Aviv — Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed — and misdiagnosed — behavioral disorder in children in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unfortunately,...