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Medical Research

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  • As federal aid dwindles, states strive to integrate African refugees

    WASHINGTON Ten years ago, when he graduated from a university back home in Eritrea, "G." was conscripted into the army. There, he learned that the military, the strong arm of his country's authoritarian regime, could keep him for as long as they liked,...
  • Your house can be more dangerous than you think

    Your house can be more dangerous than you think
    Soap may seem to be keeping germs at bay, but in many homes, it's doing harm. Surprisingly, there are items lurking in most homes that are unhealthy because they're old or contain harmful ingredients. The good news? For the most part, these things...
  • Woman gives birth after transplant of ovarian tissue

    A woman who had ovarian tissue removed and frozen during childhood has given birth to a baby after the tissue was successfully transplanted back into her, enabling her to get pregnant. The woman, now 27, was only 13 when doctors stored some of her tissue...
  • Here's another way Obamacare is changing U.S. healthcare for the better

    Here's another way Obamacare is changing U.S. healthcare for the better
    The Affordable Care Act aimed to go well beyond merely making health insurance more accessible to millions of people who couldn't buy it in the individual insurance market; many provisions were designed to fundamentally change for the better how...
  • Cervical cancer vaccine might work after just 1 shot, not 3

    Protecting girls from cervical cancer might be possible with just one dose of the HPV vaccine rather than the three now recommended, a new analysis suggests. The authors of the study acknowledged it isn't convincing enough to change vaccination...
  • At Annapolis conference, surgeon claims he will conduct first human head transplant

    At Annapolis conference, surgeon claims he will conduct first human head transplant
    Any way you slice it, it's a mind-boggling idea: transplanting a human head onto another body for the first time. Perhaps equally intriguing is the whispery online debate over whether Dr. Sergio Canavero's proposal is truly a pitch for a revolutionary...
  • San Francisco approves health warning on sugary drink ads

    San Francisco supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve health warnings on ads for sugary sodas and some other drinks, saying such beverages contribute to obesity, diabetes and other health problems. It's believed that San Francisco would be the...
  • Feds put their money on OraSure's rapid Ebola test

    Feds put their money on OraSure's rapid Ebola test
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has agreed to commit up to $10.4 million to help fund OraSure Technologies' experimental rapid Ebola test. The deal is a big win for the Bethlehem company and will be enough to fund test development...
  • Editorials from around New England

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers: The Salem News (Mass.), June 11, 2015 Free trade agreements are generally beneficial to the American economy, and we have supported such agreements in the...
  • Flakka's rush: Stimulating brain chemicals into fatal shutdown

    Flakka's rush: Stimulating brain chemicals into fatal shutdown
    The latest drug craze, flakka, is coming on with a rush, sending up to 20 people a day to emergency rooms across Broward County. Such a flood of cases from a single street drug has doctors striving to devise treatments, and medical researchers laboring...
  • A Rebel Who Built A Life Of Service To Others

    As a teenager in Hartford, Adam Reid was a bit of a rebel, but music, specifically the drums, helped him grow up. He became a gifted mental health therapist who volunteered to step in whenever there was a crisis in the state. He also defied predictions...