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Medical Research

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  • Alzheimer's researcher calls for more volunteers in studies

     Alzheimer's researcher calls for more volunteers in studies
    The war on Alzheimer's disease has yet to make giant strides, but there have been significant steps. One of the leaders in that quest is Mary Sano, a neuropsychologist and the director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the Icahn School of...
  • Drug trials give new hope on cystic fibrosis

    SEATTLE When Paige Ellens was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis as a newborn in 1998, Seattle doctors were quick to reassure her parents that there was hope for patients with the life-threatening genetic disorder. Even then, 17 years ago, there were...
  • How to pay your respects to Emily Beazley? Fund a cure

    How to pay your respects to Emily Beazley? Fund a cure
    Emily Beazley's visitation and funeral services are for family and close friends only. After sharing her with the world these past four years, the family has requested privacy as they lay their daughter to rest. A public memorial service is being...
  • Doctor with revoked license continues to sell unproven stem cell treatments

    Last fall, two decades after Malibu psychiatrist William Rader began selling unproven stem cell treatments to desperate patients with incurable conditions, California authorities permanently revoked his medical license for negligence, false or...
  • Andy Harris plays central role in NIH funding bill

    Andy Harris plays central role in NIH funding bill
    A bill that would direct billions in new funding to the National Institutes of Health in return for changes in the way the Bethesda-based agency awards research grants passed a key legislative hurdle in Congress on Thursday. Republican Rep. Andy...
  • What should you do if your son says he's a girl?

    What should you do if your son says he's a girl?
    Since the age of 2, he has been a very different kind of boy. He enjoys wearing his mother's shoes and his sister's dresses. He likes to play with girls and hates playing with boys, who are too rough. Now 5, he has told you that he wants to be a girl....
  • Indiana approves 1st needle-exchange program under new law

     Indiana approves 1st needle-exchange program under new law
    Indiana approved a yearlong needle-exchange program Thursday for a rural county at the center of an HIV outbreak that spurred a new state law allowing such programs to curb the spread of diseases among intravenous drug users. State health Commissioner...
  • Indiana approves 1st needle-exchange program under new law

    Indiana approved a yearlong needle-exchange program Thursday for a rural county at the center of an HIV outbreak that spurred a new state law allowing such programs to curb the spread of diseases among intravenous drug users. State health Commissioner...
  • Study suggests depression is precursor to Parkinson's disease

    People with depression are at significantly greater risk for Parkinson's disease than the general population, and those with severe depression are especially vulnerable, according to an article published online this week by Neurology, the journal of the...
  • As vaping culture gets hot, some drop cigarettes but maybe not all the risks

    As vaping culture gets hot, some drop cigarettes but maybe not all the risks
    Like many a hard-core smoker, Candi McCann found it a bear to quit. Nothing worked. Not the patch. Not those blue smoking cessation pills her doctor prescribed. Then she tried those electronic cigarettes that produce a steamy vapor instead of smoke....
  • New efforts to keep the mentally ill out of jail

    WASHINGTON Paton Blough has served multiple jail terms as a result of mental illness. He said his various offenses included brandishing a shotgun, reckless endangerment, destruction of civic property, spitting on a police officer, being a public nuisance...