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Medical Research

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  • No signs of trauma in death of Prospect Heights infant: cops

    No signs of trauma in death of Prospect Heights infant: cops
    An autopsy for a 1-month-old girl found dead at her Prospect Heights home Thursday is inconclusive, although police said Friday that there were no signs of trauma. The death of Annabella Cochrane is now pending further studies, which can take up to...
  • Victim's Family Fears For Killer's Early Release From Psychiatric Hospital

     Victim's Family Fears For Killer's Early Release From Psychiatric Hospital
    Nicovia Barnaby-Anderson always understood that the man who was acquitted of murder by reason of insanity in the 2009 slaying of her mother would be treated as a patient, rather than an inmate, by his psychiatrists at Connecticut Valley Hospital. And...
  • CDC outlines 5 incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled

    Dangerous germs, including anthrax, botulism and a strain of bird flu, were improperly sent among government laboratories in five incidents during the last decade, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which said it had closed two...
  • Margaret L. Snyder: Science gets corrupted when scientists can't raise questions

    When Nina Teicholz set out to write "The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat & Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet," one of her goals was to demonstrate how science was perverted, not through conspiracy, but through normal human bias, the creation of interests...
  • CDC closes 2 labs after safety breaches

    WASHINGTON The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has closed two laboratories in Atlanta and stopped sending out infectious agents and other biological materials from its highest-level bio-security labs due to recent safety and security lapses....
  • Consumer Reports: New food label gotchas

    Real! Simple! Artisanal! Even old brands such as Progresso have been slapping those words on their product labels lately, notes ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer Reports. They can give you the impression that a product is...
  • Cows no longer have a monopoly on milk: A Nutritional Breakdown

    Just a few years ago, the term "milk" was synonymous with the stuff that came from cows. But now the dairy market is awash in plant-based alternatives made from soy, rice, almonds, coconut and hemp, driven largely by consumers' thirst for low-calorie,...
  • Randy Schultz: Who is really to blame for scandal at the VA?

    In February, the George W. Bush Institute held a seminar on post-9-11 veterans. How appropriate. Washington again has gone political over a failure of government — excessive wait times for veterans' health care and deciding vets' disability...
  • Mustaches may raise burn risk with home oxygen therapy

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new case report from U.S doctors suggests that men who use home oxygen therapy should consider a clean-shaven look to reduce their risk of serious facial burns. "If you've ever tried to start a campfire, you always start...
  • Drunken UCF student screams, attacks neighbor, report alleges

    Drunken UCF student screams, attacks neighbor, report alleges
    First came the screams. Then UCF police met student Leah Duthil. The 20-year-old landed behind bars this week after launching into what is described in an arrest report as a drunken rampage at The Pointe at Central, university affiliated housing a...
  • FDA recommendations on tobacco grants prompt transparency concerns

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Last year the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended that millions of dollars in research grants be awarded to scientists serving on its tobacco advisory committee, even as it rejected several projects deemed by a National...