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Medical Research

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  • Survey: US political and generation gaps on science issues

    Age divides Americans on science issues just as much as political ideology, a new analysis of recent polling shows. There are dramatic generation gaps in opinions on global warming, offshore drilling, nuclear power, childhood vaccines, gene...
  • Carroll family seeks to raise awareness of youth suicide

    Carroll family seeks to raise awareness of youth suicide
    Chase Lowe was a normal seventh-grader at New Windsor Middle School, his stepmother Lori Barnard remembers. He was a Boy Scout. He played trombone in the school band. Sure, he was a little nerdy and not that into sports, she said, but he loved to build...
  • Orlando Senior In-Home Care: Hearing and Dementia; Older Adults Should Not Ignore Hearing Loss

    We often take hearing loss for granted during our middle-aged and senior years. Unfortunately, for many, ignoring the subject of hearing loss may come at a high price for some adults. Recent studies have identified a relationship between hearing loss...
  • State and poultry industry take precautions against bird flu

    State and poultry industry take precautions against bird flu
    Agriculture officials and poultry farmers in Maryland are taking extra precautions against bird flu after outbreaks have devastated flocks in other states. The Maryland Department of Agriculture has banned the entry of waterfowl in fairs and shows in...
  • Baltimoreans face one of nation's longest commutes

    Baltimoreans face one of nation's longest commutes
    Byron Haskins recently tried to outsmart the Baltimore Beltway traffic that bedevils his commute between home in Cockeysville and work at the Social Security Administration in Woodlawn. Slipping onto a series of surface streets, he made it as far as...
  • Scientists look into why most Alzheimer's patients are women

    Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men. What else may put woman at extra risk? Could it be genetics?...
  • Medical marijuana moves closer to reality in Maryland

    Medical marijuana moves closer to reality in Maryland
    With the state publishing draft regulations for medical marijuana and an infrastructure for growing and distributing it coming into view, Marylanders who suffer from chronic pain or debilitating disease could gain access to the drug by the middle of...
  • With NSF funds limited, is $697,177 for climate change musical worth it?

    With NSF funds limited, is $697,177 for climate change musical worth it?
    The National Science Foundation too often shortchanges American taxpayers by funding low-value, low-priority social science projects. Here are some doozies: the veiling-fashion industry in Turkey, Viking textiles in Iceland, the “social impacts&...
  • Two cultures, same risk for cognitive impairment from diabetes

    ROCHESTER, Minn. Diabetes is a known risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia, age-related conditions that affect memory and thinking skills. However, little is known about how the diabetes-cognitive decline link compares across cultures....
  • Lantana woman arrested in hit-and-run crash that seriously injured moped driver

    Lantana woman arrested in hit-and-run crash that seriously injured moped driver
    A Lantana woman who struck and injured a moped driver was tailgating him before Tuesday's hit-and-run crash, according to a Boynton Beach police report. Christina Williams, 52, was upset by the moped's slow speed, intentionally got closer and ultimately...
  • China's Internet users do a body check, from belly buttons to collarbones

    China's Internet users do a body check, from belly buttons to collarbones
    First came the Belly Button Challenge. Then it was a long legs test. Next up came a collarbone competition, plus feats to demonstrate the depth of one’s dimples and the fullness of one’s eyelashes. In recent weeks, Internet users in mainland...