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Medical Research

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  • Health benefits of parkrun stretch well beyond the physical

    LONDON (Reuters) - The thousands of Britons who take to their local green space each week for a mass five kilometer parkrun can expect to reap health benefits well beyond losing a few pounds and lowering their blood pressure. Scientists who have...
  • Mentally ill North Carolina prisoner died of dehydration during transfer

    WINSTON-SALEM N.C. - A mentally ill North Carolina inmate died from dehydration during a prison transfer last spring, according to an autopsy report released on Thursday about an incident that led to several prison employees losing their jobs. Michael...
  • Exercise as a prescription for depression: Here's how it works

    Exercise as a prescription for depression: Here's how it works
    We all know that lacing up and breaking a sweat is good for our mood, and that exercise can feel like a lifeline when the stresses of life threaten to engulf us. But how a pounding workout helps lift us from the encroaching gloom was a mystery -- until...
  • Breast cancer genetic screening offers vital information, uncertainty

    Breast cancer genetic screening offers vital information, uncertainty
    New technologies, and a little help from the U.S. Supreme Court, have made it possible for large numbers of women to find out whether they carry genetic mutations that increase their risk of breast cancer — a development warmly welcomed by experts...
  • Suburban cops rip Emanuel drug plan

    Suburban cops rip Emanuel drug plan
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to change the terms of the drug war by lessening the penalties for low-level possession is getting blowback from the suburbs, with some prosecutors and police chiefs saying it sends an unhelpful message at a time when...
  • Attorney says Hopkins was informed of improper exams before investigation

    Attorney says Hopkins was informed of improper exams before investigation
    A lead attorney in a multimillion-dollar settlement against Johns Hopkins Medicine said Friday that some clients complained to medical staff about improper exams before the internal investigation that uncovered illegal filming of female patients by...
  • Maroone gift helps Cleveland Clinic cancer center

    Maroone gift helps Cleveland Clinic cancer center
    Long before he became a car dealer, Al Maroone watched his mother fall ill with cancer. He would drive across town, pick her up, take her to the hospital for treatment and drive her home. After a while, he lost his job. Al kept caring for his mother,...
  • One in four kids on ADHD meds gets therapy too

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most kids in the U.S. who take medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are not getting behavioral counseling therapy as well, according to a new study. The analysis, based on a commercial insurance...
  • Memory complaints may signal 12-year dementia risk: study

    NEW YORK - Many people over age 60 complain of memory changes, and those who do are more likely to develop cognitive impairment or dementia about nine to 12 years later, according to a new study. "There's a fair amount of literature (showing) that if...
  • Pfizer drug effective in patients with rare lung cancer: study

    (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc's Xalkori, which treats lung cancer patients with a specific gene mutation, proved effective in shrinking tumors in those with an even rarer form of the disease, according to data presented at a medical meeting on Saturday. In...
  • Feds to publicize drug company payments to doctors

    Feds to publicize drug company payments to doctors
    For decades, Big Pharma and medical technology firms have made gifts and other payments to physicians as part of developing, testing and marketing their products, an expense long recognized as another cost of doing business. On Tuesday, the federal...