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Medical Research

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  • Southern states create a new face of AIDS

    New Yorker Deadra Malloy was diagnosed with HIV in 1988, but she remained healthy for so long she wasn't completely convinced she was positive. When she finally started getting sick in 2006, she decided to embrace her "ancestral roots" and accepted a...
  • ER Visits And Hospitalizations For Asthma On The Rise

    Ava Passley covered her nose and giggled as Dr. Jacob Hen walked into an examination room at his pediatric pulmonology office in Trumbull recently. Ava, 3, of Bridgeport, knows what to expect from a visit with Hen, having dealt with asthma since she...
  • Abbott dissolving stent has lower angina rate vs metal stent: study

    Abbott dissolving stent has lower angina rate vs metal stent: study
    Abbott's Absorb dissolving heart stent proved as safe and effective one year after being placed in a diseased artery as the company's market-leading Xience drug coated metal stent with a significantly lower rate of chest pain, according to data...
  • Costly eye drug and far cheaper alternative have similar side effects: study

    LONDON (Reuters) - Injecting Roche's cancer drug Avastin as a cheap eye treatment does not appear to increase deaths or serious side effects, according to an independent study that is likely to fuel a row over the medicine's unapproved use. An...
  • Teen dealing with mental illness creates online community

     Teen dealing with mental illness creates online community
    For a few hours every day, Bree Carey steps away from her life as a junior at Geneva High School and into the online community she has created for teenagers struggling with mental illness. It is her community as well. Carey, 16, has suffered through...
  • Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study

    Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study
    In her 28-year career, Dr. Deborah Axelrod says she's had just one patient whose advanced breast cancer inexplicably vanished. The patient, Ann Fonfa, endured multiple surgeries to remove cancerous tumors that kept growing back. All the while, Fonfa...
  • Towson University works to curb longstanding issues with drinking

    Towson University works to curb longstanding issues with drinking
    One Towson University student drank so much alcohol he was unable to speak and threw up "without a pause" before passing out outside a nearby apartment complex, according to an anguished email his mother sent to university officials. Another student...
  • Sanofi aims to grow Genzyme unit with new drugs and acquisitions

    PARIS (Reuters) - (This story corrects the Sept.11 story. In the 10th paragraph, the quote should be attributed to Bill Sibold, not Mike Panzara) Sanofi rare disease unit Genzyme hopes to become a leader in the multiple sclerosis (MS) field with the help...
  • Unauthorized use of Adderall concerns health and sports officials

    Unauthorized use of Adderall concerns health and sports officials
    The banned amphetamine that will keep Chris Davis off the baseball diamond for 25 games has become a go-to for stressed college students and worn athletes looking for a quick boost of energy. Adderall acts like a "tremendous jolt of caffeine" that some...
  • Have your say on mental health coverage in Virginia

    Have your say on mental health coverage in Virginia
    Want a say on expanding mental health coverage to the uninsured? The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services, DMAS, is requesting public comment on a June 20 proposal to extend health coverage to 20,000 uninsured Virginians with a serious...
  • NFL roundup: Vikings' Peterson indicted, deactivated

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updated with new Peterson information, drug policy NFL roundup: Vikings' Peterson indicted, deactivated The Minnesota Vikings on Friday deactivated running back Adrian Peterson for Sunday's game against the New England...