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Medical Research

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  • Pine bark substance could be a potent melanoma drug

    Source: Penn State College of Medicine whatdoctorsknow.com Current melanoma drugs targeting single proteins can initially be effective, but resistance develops relatively quickly and the disease recurs. In these instances, resistance usually develops...
  • Can an app help you lose weight?

    Source: Harvard Men's Health Watch Smartphones and tablets combine an extraordinary amount of portable computing power with connectivity to the world via cell phone signal and WiFi. Many health entrepreneurs are trying to harness that power to help...
  • Ebony Wilkerson's team offers sterilization plan

    Ebony Wilkerson's team offers sterilization plan
    DAYTONA BEACH — Ebony Wilkerson's pregnancy made her temporarily crazy, her defense team argued before two courtroom surprises Tuesday. The first was an offer to sterilize Wilkerson to avoid a repeat of the mental breakdown that her attorneys...
  • Clot-grabbing devices offer better outcomes for stroke patients

    By Gene Emery (Reuters Health) - Going into the blocked artery of someone who is having a stroke to remove the clot is more likely to produce a good recovery than treatment with just clot-busting drugs, according to a study of 500 patients in the...
  • FAU hires breast cancer expert Daniel C. Flynn

    FAU hires breast cancer expert Daniel C. Flynn
    Breast cancer researcher Daniel C. Flynn has been hired by Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton to lead it into a new era of innovation. Flynn was hired as vice president of research after a national search that attracted 76 applicants, the...
  • Ebony Wilkerson: 'I didn't realize the seriousness of it'

    Ebony Wilkerson: 'I didn't realize the seriousness of it'
    DAYTONA BEACH — The Holy Spirit guided Ebony Wilkerson to the Atlantic Ocean, angels surrounded her and safety awaited, the South Carolina mother testified in court today. She wasn't aware her three children locked in the minivan she was driving...
  • Phone companies would like to cut your landline cord for you

    Phone companies would like to cut your landline cord for you
    If you haven't cut the cord on your landline phone service, pretty soon you may not have a choice. The Illinois Telecommunications Act is up for review this spring, and big phone companies are expected to push to eliminate a legal obligation to provide...
  • What's on your surgeon's playlist?

    When you're asleep in the operating room, your surgeon is most likely listening to music. But what kind of music and why? An article in the Christmas issue of the British Medical Journal sheds light on the matter by summing up research findings and...
  • China halts anti-dumping probe into EU, Japan dialysis kit makers

    China has halted an anti-dumping investigation into European and Japanese makers of blood dialysis equipment, ending a six-month probe that had extended to the Chinese market leader, Germany's Fresenius Medical Care (FMC) AG & Co KGaA. The investigation,...
  • UCLA institute to help biologists, doctors mine 'big data'

    UCLA institute to help biologists, doctors mine 'big data'
    Millions upon millions of medical records and test results. Countless DNA sequences. Hard drives stuffed with images of all kinds — pictures of cells, scans of body parts. It’s all part of the deluge of information often known as “big...
  • Glycemic index shouldn't concern people without diabetes

    By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – People without diabetes don't need to worry about where a food falls on the glycemic index – even if they're overweight or obese, according to a new study. Despite having roughly the same amount of...