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Medical Research

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  • Medical innovations set to reshape patient care this year

    The Cleveland Clinic asked 100 of its top experts — people who focus on patient care every day — to offer insights on which medical breakthroughs are set to reshape healthcare this year. Here are their answers: 10. Targeted therapy for cancer...
  • Step up action to curb global warming, or risks rise: U.N.

    Step up action to curb global warming, or risks rise: U.N.
    BERLIN (Reuters) - A United Nations report said on Sunday that governments must act faster to keep global warming in check and delays until 2030 could force them to use little-tested technologies to extract greenhouse gases from the air. The study,...
  • Excalibur Award: Daniel Cane, Modernizing Medicine

    Excalibur Award: Daniel Cane, Modernizing Medicine
    Daniel Cane was born to be an over-achiever. The son of Lake Worth internist Edward Cane and Nova Southeastern University law professor Marilyn Cane, the Boca Raton entrepreneur said he had no chance of being a slacker. He said his father hoped he...
  • Ronald Barnard,1935-2014

     Ronald Barnard,1935-2014
    Years ago, Ronald Barnard watched his stepdaughter reach for a pen to sign the student loan papers that would help her become a teacher before he stopped her and took the papers. "'That's all I needed to know, that you were committed to doing this,'"...
  • Vivek Wadhwa: Medical devices will make those from 'Star Trek' look primitive

    Health care is a misnomer for our medical system. It should be called sick care. Doctors, hospitals and pharmaceutical companies only make money when we are in bad health. If we could instead prevent illness and disease, it would turn the entire medical...
  • TV again tied to poor sleep among kids

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In another blow to kids' pleas to watch more television before bed, a new study suggests increased TV time is linked to less sleep. What's more, black, Latino and other minority children slept less when they had TV sets in...
  • Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care

    Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care
    Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60. Farthing, who collapsed in a Hong Kong...
  • FAU seeks prestigious Max Planck degree program

    FAU seeks prestigious Max Planck degree program
    FAU may land a prestigious new neuroscience degree program that promises to attract top students and researchers from around the world. FAU's Jupiter campus is the proposed site of an International Max Planck Research School, a program where students...
  • Oxford Woman, 94, An Unlikely Victim Of Anthrax Attacks

    Oxford Woman, 94, An Unlikely Victim Of Anthrax Attacks
    For weeks Ottilie Lundgren hadn't been able to shake a pesky cold, so when her niece Shirley Davis visited her Oxford home on a Friday morning and found the 94-year-old woman was having difficulty breathing, they went to the hospital. "I remember she...
  • Diet and exercise may help prevent diabetes

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Lifestyle changes made by people at high risk of diabetes appear to reduce their chance of developing the disease over the next two decades, according to a study from China. The lifestyle changes, which included diet...
  • DCF Joins Police In Probe Of Putnam Baby's Death

     DCF Joins Police In Probe Of Putnam Baby's Death
    PUTNAM — State child-protection officials have joined police in the investigation of infant Bradley Davis White's death Friday at home on Mohegan Street. The 5-month-old was found unresponsive by police officers responding to a 911 call shortly...