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Medical Research

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  • New medical marijuana bill in Senate stricter than House's

    A senator said Monday that he has filed a new bill to legalize medicinal marijuana in Georgia that would avoid legal problems that could arise under the House version, which passed overwhelmingly last week. Sen. Lindsey Tippins of Cobb County said his...
  • Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

    Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests. The findings are in a national survey of pediatricians and family doctors asked about...
  • Transgender teens face new struggles, options

    Transgender teens face new struggles, options
    CHICAGO — Naperville North junior Adam Beaty sat in the back of a classroom with a group of friends giving him a pep talk. A teacher who knew Beaty before he transitioned to male stood at the front of the room. “I was terrified. My heart was...
  • Amgen says a study found its cancer drug more effective than rival drug

    Amgen says a study found its cancer drug more effective than rival drug
    Amgen Inc., the Thousand Oaks biotech giant, said Sunday a new study has found its cancer drug Kyprolis is far more effective in treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma than its chief rival. The study found that patients treated with Kyprolis after a...
  • Federal study: Foster kids struggle to get health screenings

    Some foster children are not getting their required medical screenings even though the visits are paid for by Medicaid, federal health investigators warn in a study released Monday. The Health and Human Services' inspector general study looked at a...
  • Editorials from around Oregon

    Albany Democrat- Herald, March 2, on the clean-fuels program The Legislature has one more chance to kill the state's clean-fuels program, but the smart money says the House will pass the measure this week and move it to Gov. Kate Brown, who's expected to...
  • How to live longer, in 100 annoying steps

    How to live longer, in 100 annoying steps
    Want to live to age 115? Emma Morano, an Italian woman born in 1899, shared her secrets: Eat three raw eggs every day, and stay single. Also, move to a milder climate. "The doctor told me to change air," she told The New York Times. "And I'm still here....
  • Despite safety fears, doctors often delay vaccines for young children

    Parents aren't the only ones fretting about vaccines for young children. Trepidation about these routine immunizations has made doctors upset too, a new survey shows. Fully 92% of pediatricians and family medicine physicians agree that it is important...
  • Isolation can take emotional toll on volunteers at risk of Ebola

    Isolation can take emotional toll on volunteers at risk of Ebola
    Dr. Matthew Waxman recently returned to Los Angeles after spending nearly two months in the town of Lunsar, Sierra Leone, where he treated Ebola patients at an isolated medical facility. He and colleagues toiled in harsh and stressful conditions, caring...
  • New brace, new lease on life for wounded service members

    New brace, new lease on life for wounded service members
    Doctors gave Army Sgt. Jacob Richardson a difficult choice after a gunshot to the thigh while on patrol in Iraq in September 2010 shattered his femur and frayed the surrounding nerves and tissue. They could amputate and outfit him with a high-tech...
  • Doctors caution parents about peanut allergies

    Doctors caution parents about peanut allergies
    Pediatricians at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk cautioned against potential misunderstandings regarding the peanut allergy study published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study found that exposing non-...