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Medical Research

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  • Fake guns, real tragedy

    DAYTON, Ohio Fueled by fear, tension and split-second decisions, fake guns and police can mix in a way that results in tragedy. It's how John Crawford III died Aug. 5 following an incident inside a busy Wal-Mart store in Beavercreek, Ohio. Crawford, 22,...
  • As Earth warms, relationship between science and religion thaws

    As Earth warms, relationship between science and religion thaws
    Congregants in a Miami church handed the Rev. Mitch Hescox a Bible to take with him to Tallahassee. It was a gift for the governor, and it accompanied 60,000 signatures the reverend had collected, all from evangelical Christians, all asking Gov. Rick...
  • DCF on child-abuse cases: 'Extremely difficult to predict human behavior'

     DCF on child-abuse cases: 'Extremely difficult to predict human behavior'
    Six months before 3-year-old Yeliani Schwartz-Ojeda was killed, the state Department of Children and Families determined that, despite suspicions of abuse, the young girl was safe with her mother. Yeliani had been living in Central Florida with her...
  • Involuntary eye movement a foolproof indication for ADHD diagnosis

    Tel Aviv — Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed — and misdiagnosed — behavioral disorder in children in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unfortunately,...
  • Flesh-eating bacteria a low risk on Chesapeake Bay

    Flesh-eating bacteria a low risk on Chesapeake Bay
    Two recent cases of flesh-eating bacteria — one contracted by a man boating on the Chesapeake Bay — don't signal an uptick of the pathogen in local waters, experts say. But the cases are a reminder of what the aggressive vibrio vulnificus...
  • U.S. clears AstraZeneca over heart drug trial

    LONDON (Reuters) - The U.S. government has cleared AstraZeneca Plc over a major clinical trial used to win marketing approval for its important new heart drug Brilinta, following an investigation which had cast a shadow over its prospects. The drugmaker...
  • Multiple sclerosis: What you need to know about this disease

    Source: National Multiple Sclerosis Society Whatdoctorsknow.com What is MS? Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The...
  • Novartis hands over experimental TB drugs in antibiotic pullback

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis has signed a licensing deal to hand over its experimental tuberculosis (TB) drugs to the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development, joining a growing Big Pharma retreat from antibiotics. The TB Alliance deal reflects renewed...
  • Professors taking their research from the lab to the marketplace

    After seeing an increase in arsenic contamination in developing countries, a researcher at the University of Texas at Arlington created a solution that he hopes will be used in the field someday soon. Purnendu Dasgupta, who did a decade of research,...
  • Winnetka coal tar ban proposal brings lobbying efforts

    Winnetka coal tar ban proposal brings lobbying efforts
    A proposal to ban coal tar-based driveway sealants in Winnetka has drawn attention from some pavement industry representatives and business owners. They have argued to village officials in recent weeks that the product does not pose a health risk to the...
  • A new 'whey' to control diabetes

    Tel Aviv — Blood sugar surges — after-meal glucose "spikes" — can be life threatening for the 29 million Americans with diabetes. Diabetic blood sugar spikes have been linked to cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, kidney...