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Medical Research

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  • Pa. bill would let nurse practitioners work without doctors

    Pa. bill would let nurse practitioners work without doctors
    Allen Smith, a nurse practitioner, needed more than medical training and entrepreneurial spirit to open a primary care practice in Bethlehem. He had to find a doctor to sponsor him. That was easier said than done. Many doctors, it turned out, were...
  • Among clues about Germanwings co-pilot, reports of 'pressure' and vision problems

    Among clues about Germanwings co-pilot, reports of 'pressure' and vision problems
    One year before he made the cut for Lufthansa's elite flying school, Andreas Lubitz worked at a Burger King behind a car wash, flipping Whoppers and frying fries and talking to co-workers about his dream. One day, he told them, he would be a pilot....
  • Likely botulism case diagnosed at Minot hospital, infant OK

    A likely case of botulism has been diagnosed in an infant at a hospital in Minot, but state health officials said Thursday that they believe it's an isolated case and don't expect other children or adults to come down with the rare and potentially fatal...
  • Article on biopsy doubts creates unneeded fear

    We all experience at least some anxiety waiting for results of radiology or laboratory testing. As a pathologist who has been in practice for more than 25 years, I fear your recent article “Accuracy of breast biopsies in doubt; New study finds...
  • How is the world more in hock than before the Great Recession?

    How is the world more in hock than before the Great Recession?
    "It was 1943 and the Nazis were deporting Greece's Jews to death camps in Poland. Hitler's genocidal accountants forced the Jews to pay their train fare. The bill for 58,585 Jews sent to Auschwitz and other camps exceeded 2 million Reichsmark — over...
  • Akron Biotech of Boca Raton poised for growth

    Akron Biotech of Boca Raton poised for growth
    Claudia Zylberberg began her biotech firm in a one-room office in Boca Raton more than eight years ago. Today Akron Biotech, which produces cell cultures and other raw materials for government and pharmaceutical company research, is moving to a 10,000-...
  • Ammunition scarce in hunt for environmental link to breast cancer

    Ammunition scarce in hunt for environmental link to breast cancer
    Imagine that you are a molecular biologist who has spent the last 20 years in your lab, doggedly trying to figure out how chemicals in the environment cause human cells to become cancerous. One day a benefactor asks you what it would take to make real...
  • Q&A: How does the U.S. monitor the mental health of airline pilots?

    Jim Vanderploeg is a professor of Aerospace Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. As part of his job he works with the FAA to evaluate airline pilots who are being treated for depression or substance abuse and who want to...
  • Science, patients driving rare disease drug research surge

    The global pharmaceutical industry is pouring billions of dollars into developing treatments for rare diseases, which once drew little interest from major drugmakers but now point the way toward a new era of innovative therapies and big profits. The...
  • Bonding with your veterinarian is good for your pet's health!

    Bonding with your veterinarian is good for your pet's health!
    TAMPA, FLA. -- What do pet owners want from their veterinarians? According to a 2014 survey, they disdain medical jargon they don't understand, want tests results shared, and expect full transparency regarding their pets' care. "In other words, pet...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Imaging usually not necessary for new onset back pain

    Q: I'm 72 years old. I had sudden onset of low back pain one week ago for the first time. It's only a little better. My doctor said I did not need an x-ray or other imaging test. Is that normal? A: Based on a recent study, your doctor is correct....