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Medical Research

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  • Talk on cracking Internet anonymity service Tor canceled

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A highly anticipated talk on how to identify users of the Internet privacy service Tor was withdrawn from the upcoming Black Hat security conference, a spokeswoman for the event said on Monday. The talk was canceled at the...
  • Improved parenting may fortify low-income kids against poverty effects

    For children growing up in poverty, the seeds of poor health in adulthood appear to be sown early. But a nurturing parent may be able to foster a child's resilience to such conditions as allergies, diabetes, heart disease and some cancers, says a new...
  • U.S. troops in Afghanistan sent waste to open burn pits, report finds

    U.S. troops in Afghanistan sent waste to open burn pits, report finds
    Although the U.S. has spent millions to build incinerators in Afghanistan to avoid exposing anyone to toxic smoke from open burning, American troops sent waste to an Afghan-operated open pit for five months last year, according to an inspector general&...
  • More bad news in fight against persistent HIV reservoirs

    More bad news in fight against persistent HIV reservoirs
    July has been a particularly trying month for HIV/AIDS researchers as they mourned the loss of colleagues killed in a militant attack and received new reports of the virus' remarkable tenacity. On Monday, a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine...
  • U.S. judge tosses FDA panel report on menthol cigarettes

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge ruled on Monday in favor of two tobacco companies that challenged a 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee report on menthol cigarettes, finding three of the panel's members had conflicts of interests. U.S....
  • Md. health agency cutting back on facilities it inspects

    Md. health agency cutting back on facilities it inspects
    The Maryland health agency responsible for overseeing medical facilities, including the group home where a disabled foster child died this month, is moving to reduce the number of facilities it inspects across the state — even as it acknowledges...
  • Sense of smell fades with age

    PHILADELPHIA Food can be one of those unexpected flash points of late life. Grandma may say she's never hungry or that the only things that taste good are salty foods such as French fries. Grandpa may lose control over his sweet tooth, living on...
  • Study will test promising treatment to forestall kidney disease among diabetics

    MINNEAPOLIS Paul Wild has been a reliable research volunteer at the University of Minnesota for 20 years, participating in two landmark studies that changed the standard of care for diabetes, a disease that afflicts more than 24 million Americans....
  • Pioneering AIDS researcher Lange was a star with a passion to help

    Pioneering AIDS researcher Lange was a star with a passion to help
    He wouldn’t be the only victim they knew, but he¬†was probably the one they knew best. Friends and colleagues of Joep Lange, who died Thursday on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, remembered the prominent researcher as a straight-talking and well-...
  • Rates of abdominal obesity leveling off among kids

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – After rising steadily for more than 10 years, the proportion of U.S. kids defined as obese due to a large waist circumference held steady between 2003 and 2012, according to a new analysis of national data. The new...
  • Tax inversion threaten states' revenue

    American companies that merge with foreign competitors to lower their federal taxes also cut their state taxes, leaving states to mostly watch helplessly as their tax revenue drains away. A rash of companies has been buying up foreign competitors and...