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Medical Research

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  • Lawmakers question probe into boy's death at Maryland group home

    Lawmakers question probe into boy's death at Maryland group home
    A state senator who has been scrutinizing Maryland's regulation of group homes for disabled foster children is questioning results of an investigation into the death of 10-year-old Damaud Martin. Sen. Joan Carter Conway, who chairs the Senate committee...
  • Saudi Arabia tackles MERS virus, still hunting source

    By Kate Kelland LONDON, (Reuters) - (This story corrects to make clear that the finding that 97 percent of cases were hospital-acquired was from a study of an outbreak in Jeddah, paragraph 10) Saudi Arabia has not yet traced the source of a mysterious...
  • Medical and tech researchers see smartphones as health's next frontier

    Medical and tech researchers see smartphones as health's next frontier
    The West Hollywood club scene was just picking up as Charles Lea and other UCLA grad students fanned out along Santa Monica Boulevard. Their goal that evening: Find young black men, gay and bisexual, willing to participate in a study on how smartphone...
  • ‘Hypoallergenic’ labels may not be accurate

    By Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health) – Products for kids with itchy skin that are labeled hypoallergenic often contain ingredients that can cause allergic reactions, a recent study found. The "hypoallergenic" label is not regulated by the FDA,...
  • Women worldwide seek help from St. Louis doc to remove pelvic implants

    ST. LOUIS A glass box engraved with "Another girl saved by the sling slayer" sits outside the surgeon's office. A patient was so grateful after Dr. Dionysios Veronikis removed her painful pelvic mesh, she gave the box to him along with purple wooden...
  • Farmington Schools Announce Partnership With Jackson Lab

    FARMINGTON — The public school district announced a partnership with the Jackson Laboratory Friday. "The new units we are developing will take (high school biology) into a much higher level," Farmington High School science department leader Jim...
  • Poconos nursing home loses regular license following drowning

    A personal care home in Stroud Township has had its regular license revoked after a woman in its care was found dead in a pond on the home's property in July. A state report says the home, known locally as Lakewood, neglected to respond to her suicidal...
  • Connecticut man pleads not guilty in son's death in hot car

    By Richard Weizel MILFORD Conn. (Reuters) - A Connecticut man pleaded not guilty on Friday to a charge of criminally negligent homicide in the death of his 15-month-old son, who died on a hot summer day after the father left him in the back seat of his...
  • Brain tapeworm caused man's four-year headache

    Brain tapeworm caused man's four-year headache
    The tapeworm was nearly 4 inches long and had traveled from one hemisphere of a man’s brain to the other. By the time doctors finally removed it, after nearly four years of it wriggling through his brain matter, the 50-year-old had suffered memory...
  • New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities

    New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities
    In February 2007, Yale clinicians identified in Adam Lanza what they believed were profound emotional disabilities and offered him treatment that they said could give him relief for the first time in his troubled life. But Adam was angry and anxious,...
  • Serious Lapses, Fatal Mistakes: A Timeline

    Serious Lapses, Fatal Mistakes: A Timeline
    1995: A Birth to Three development assessment in New Hampshire indicates that Adam Lanza, then nearly 3 years old, falls "well below expectations in socio-personal development" and that the evaluator could not understand his language. In pre-school...