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Medical Research

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  • Teva finds positive results in advanced trials for asthma drug

    TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said a drug under development had positive results in reducing the frequency of clinical asthma exacerbations in two advanced trials in patients with moderate to severe asthma. Reslizumab, an...
  • Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk: study

    Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk: study
    For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide, according to a new trial from Spain. People with so-called prediabetes have blood sugar levels higher than normal but not yet in the diabetes range. If...
  • Ebola health workers should get danger money, expert says

    DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Doctors and nurses fighting the world's biggest outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa should get incentives including better pay, insurance and access to the new Ebola drug ZMapp, an international health expert...
  • Access to medical marijuana saves lives [Letter]

    Access to medical marijuana saves lives [Letter]
    I agree that Maryland's recently proposed rules regarding access to medical marijuana are overly restrictive ("Pot as medicine," Aug. 27). Maryland policymakers are missing an opportunity to save lives. Baltimore, for example, has the highest rate of...
  • Family dinners may help kids cope with cyberbullying

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Like victims of face-to-face bullying, kids who experience internet bullying are vulnerable to mental health and substance use problems – but spending more time communicating with their parents may help protect them...
  • Bon Secours' mobile app puts info at finger tips

    Bon Secours Virginia Health System has launched a mobile app to help consumers analyze health symptoms, get medication information and locate a Bon Secours hospital or emergency department. "We developed this app specifically to help people get health...
  • 'Most exciting ever' Novartis drug points to huge sales

    BARCELONA (Reuters) - Sales forecasts for Novartis's new heart failure drug are being ramped up by analysts after strikingly good clinical trial results for a medicine doctors expect to transform treatment of the deadly disease. Shares in the Swiss...
  • Early data suggest Sanofi, Regeneron drug may halve heart risk

    BARCELONA (Reuters) - An experimental cholesterol-lowering drug from Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals roughly halved the number of heart attacks and strokes in a clinical trial, researchers reported on Sunday. The result is not conclusive, because...
  • Study raises concerns over Servier, Amgen heart drug

    BARCELONA (Reuters) - A major clinical study has raised concerns about a drug from private French company Servier that helps lower the heart rate and which was licensed to U.S. group Amgen last year. Ivabradine is not currently approved in the United...
  • CBO explains jump in VA claims

    America's population of living veterans fell by almost five million, or 17 percent, from 2000 to 2013. So why did the number of veterans drawing disability compensation climb by 55 percent over that period? And why have yearly VA disability payments...
  • High school teams work to prevent ACL injuries

     High school teams work to prevent ACL injuries
    At the start of every practice, New Trier High School's girls tennis team spends 10 minutes on drills that don't help players hit the ball more skillfully, yet might be the most important part of their athletic routine. The exercises, a combination of...