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Medical Research

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  • More than 1.5% of American babies owe their births to IVF, report says

    More than 1.5% of American babies owe their births to IVF, report says
    More than 1.5% of babies born in 2013 owe their lives to in vitro fertilization, and fewer of them were twins or triplets, according to new figures from the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. A total of 63,286 babies were born as a result...
  • Bill financing research building gets final legislative OK

    Kentucky lawmakers gave final approval Tuesday to reopening the state's two-year budget to supply taxpayer money for a new medical research building at the University of Kentucky, with the goal of increasing efforts to combat high disease rates plaguing...
  • Health officials perplexed by vaccination skeptics

    Certain that they are right, struggling to find ways to get their message across, public health officials are exasperated by their inability to persuade more U.S. parents to vaccinate their children. "I think we're all kind of frustrated," said Stephen...
  • Testosterone replacement products boost heart attack, stroke risk, FDA says

    Testosterone replacement products boost heart attack, stroke risk, FDA says
    The Food and Drug Administration has ordered the makers of testosterone replacement products, which have been aggressively marketed to men with symptoms of low energy and libido, to bear a warning that there is a "possible increased risk of heart attack...
  • Health officials would add $2 tax to packs of cigarettes in California

    Health officials would add $2 tax to packs of cigarettes in California
    After seven failed attempts since 2002, a coalition of health groups and lawmakers is once again proposing to increase the tobacco tax in California, arguing that an additional $2 per pack of cigarettes will save lives, in part, by discouraging people...
  • Family going bald to honor young cancer patient who died

    Harper Wehneman didn't have a choice. The medicine required to treat her metastatic kidney cancer would cause hair loss. Once the chemotherapy began, her light brown locks fell out in clumps. Soon after, the young girl's head was as smooth as velvet. The...
  • W.Va. governor vetoes 20-week abortion ban 2nd year in a row

    Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed a bill to ban abortion 20 weeks after conception for the second straight year, saying it's unconstitutional. Despite the Democrat's disapproval, there's little doubt the Republican-led Legislature will override his...
  • Local veterans keep fighting against PTSD

    In 1965, Bill Pitts was an 18-year-old, growing up much too fast. During Christmas of that year, he was a Naval officer providing gunfire support on a vessel in the South China Sea, bombing Da Nang Harbor. When his service in the Navy came to an end...
  • Stressed at college? Schools want to help

    At first glance, you wouldn't think Tyler Cohen had a care in the world. The Franklin & Marshall College senior and Chi Phi fraternity brother has a relaxed demeanor and a cheerful smile. But appearances can be deceiving, he earnestly told students...
  • Challenge to health law stokes fears

    Challenge to health law stokes fears
    Samantha Allen always dreamed of being a photographer. But struggling with asthma and a painful neurological disorder called fibromyalgia, she needed a job that offered health insurance. That put a freelance career out of reach. Last year, though,...
  • Another reason to drink coffee: It's good for your heart, study says

    Another reason to drink coffee: It's good for your heart, study says
    Now you can enjoy your third daily cup of coffee and feel healthy while you do it: According to a new study, that third cup of joe may be good for your heart. Researchers found that people who drink between three and five cups of coffee a day are likely...