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Medical Research

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  • For breast cancer survivors, early psychological intervention has lasting positive effects

    For breast cancer survivors, early psychological intervention has lasting positive effects
    We've been exploring cancer survivorship in a series in the Orlando Sentinel. In our most recent story, women shared how the fear and anxiety of cancer's return has followed them, even after their cancer is gone.  As more people continue to survive...
  • FDA to scrutinize unproven alternative remedies

    Federal officials plan to review the safety and evidence behind alternative remedies like Zicam and Cold-Eeze, products that are protected by federal law, but not accepted by mainstream medicine. The Food and Drug Administration says that it will hold...
  • 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....
  • Arizona Legislature OKs abortion medication requirement

    Arizona lawmakers approved legislation Wednesday that requires abortion providers to tell women they can reverse the effects of a drug-induced abortion and bars women from buying any health care plan through the federal marketplace that includes...
  • Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories

    Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories
    Rice, the lifeblood of so many nations' cuisines, is perhaps the most ubiquitous food in the world. In Asia, where an estimated 90 percent of all rice is consumed, the pillowy grains are part of almost every meal. In the Caribbean, where the starch is...
  • Seminole, Orange, Lake drop in health rankings; Osceola climbs one rank

    Seminole, Orange, Lake drop in health rankings; Osceola climbs one rank
    Seminole county is the fourth healthiest county in Florida, and Orange, Osceola and Lake counties rank in the top third of the state’s 67 counties, according to the annual County Health Rankings, released on Wednesday. The report, now in its sixth...
  • Getting a clearer picture of how to slow or stop kidney disease in children

    KANSAS CITY Two-year-old Marley Martinac has a serious chronic kidney disease, but she's going to have a better shot at a healthy life than kids born just a decade earlier. Thanks largely to an ongoing national study with leadership at Children's Mercy...
  • 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...
  • Create a checklist to help you cope with chronic illness

    A diagnosis of a debilitating chronic disease, such as Parkinson's or multiple sclerosis, can be frightening. But once you get over the initial shock, it's time to get down to work, drawing up financial and estate plans tailored to your medical condition....
  • Sauna time linked to longer life, fewer fatal heart problems

    Harvard Health Blog After such a long, frigid winter, I wouldn't mind sitting in a sauna for a while. A new report in JAMA Internal Medicine makes this pastime even more appealing: Regularly spending time in a sauna may help keep the heart healthy and...