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Medical Research

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  • Violence against women emerges as key campaign issue in Alaska

    The woman was terrified her boyfriend would find her. He had beaten her up, torn her phone from the wall. He was after her. He had a gun. So she pounded on her apartment manager's door. The 17-year-old who answered let her in and dialed 911. "I...
  • Rodricks finds the wrong villain in Ebola research debate

    Rodricks finds the wrong villain in Ebola research debate
    Dan Rodricks is, as the saying goes, entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts. In "Vigilance for viruses comes at a cost" (Oct. 19), Mr. Rodricks recites one scientist's complaint (in a Huffington Post interview) that research support from...
  • Study shows exit screening vital to halting global Ebola spread

    LONDON (Reuters) - Three Ebola-infected travelers a month would be expected to get on international flights from the West African countries suffering epidemics of the deadly virus if there were no effective exit screening, scientists said on Tuesday. The...
  • Parent and peer disapproval can lead to teen suicide

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teens who've attempted suicide, or tried to harm themselves, are more likely to try again to kill or hurt themselves if they think their parents or peers "invalidate" their feelings, a new study suggests. People can feel...
  • Parkinson’s drugs linked to impulse control disorders

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Dopamine receptor agonist drugs were linked with higher risks for pathological gambling, hypersexuality and compulsive shopping in a new study. Cases of these severe impulse control disorders linked to the drugs have been...
  • Medications mistakes common among young children

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roughly every eight minutes from 2002 through 2012, a child in the U.S. experienced a medication mistake, according to a new study of calls to poison control hotlines. The number and rate of reported medication mistakes rose during...
  • Japan's Fujifilm says to make Avigan anti-flu drug for more Ebola patients

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp said on Monday it was expanding the production of its Avigan anti-influenza drug to reach an additional number of Ebola patients. France and Guinea plan to conduct clinical trials of Avigan 200 mg tablets,...
  • Federal Funding For Cancer Research Plummets In State

    Connecticut's share of funding from the National Cancer Institute has dropped 19 percent since 2010 – a steeper decline than many other states, an analysis of National Institutes of Health (NIH) data show. Federal cancer institute funding to...
  • Another Ebola challenge: Disposing of medical waste

    A single Ebola patient treated in a U.S. hospital will generate eight 55-gallon barrels of medical waste each day. Protective gloves, gowns, masks and booties are donned and doffed by all who approach the patient's bedside and then discarded. Disposable...
  • To Govs. Jindal, Perry: A travel ban won't save lives, but Medicaid will

    For Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Rick Perry of Texas, two Republican governors thinking about running for president, the Ebola virus has been a heaven-sent opportunity. It has allowed them to swank around as protectors of public health, distracting their...
  • CPS gave 38 shots for allergic reactions in year

      CPS gave 38 shots for allergic reactions in year
    In the first year that Chicago Public Schools stocked epinephrine injectors at all schools, nurses and other trained workers administered the hormone 38 times, according a study by Northwestern Medicine published Monday in the American Journal of...