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Medical Research

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  • AIDS conference vows to honor colleagues killed in plane downing

    MELBOURNE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Delegates at a global AIDS conference vowed on Saturday to renew efforts to end the deadly disease in honor of the commitment of colleagues killed when a Malaysian Airlines plane came down over Ukraine. The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Quinnipiac Physician Assistant Student Organizing Free Asthma Camp For Children

    A physician assistant student at Quinnipiac University is offering a free asthma camp for children between the ages of 6-12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2, on the North Haven Campus, 370 Bassett Road. "The goal of the asthma camp is to give...
  • Studies planned for DuPage River

    Studies planned for DuPage River
    An official with the Lower DuPage River Watershed Coalition conducted a presentation at a village committee meeting in Plainfield on Monday about upcoming projects and studies concerning the health of the river. Jennifer Hammer, watershed coordinator,...
  • Justina Pelletier Goes To D.C. To Lobby For Research Bill

    Justina Pelletier Goes To D.C. To Lobby For Research Bill
    Justina Pelletier traveled to Washington, D.C., Wednesday to advocate for a bill named in her honor. Pelletier, 16, spent 16 months at the center of a widely publicized custody battle between her family and the State of Massachusetts. She returned to...
  • Medication errors may be common after hospital discharge

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than half of heart patients in a new U.S. study made mistakes taking their medications or misunderstood instructions given to them after being discharged from the hospital. Those with the lowest "health literacy" were...
  • When food's the reward, obese women's judgment fails them

    When food's the reward, obese women's judgment fails them
    At the risk of inspiring offensive commentary from misogynists and fat haters, I bring you this intriguing finding about obese women from researchers at Yale University: Compared to their normal-weight peers, obese women -- but not men -- appear to have a...
  • HPV test better than Pap for assessing cervical cancer risk: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Testing for human papillomavirus (HPV) may be the best way to know whether a woman is at risk of developing cervical cancer in the near future, according to a new study. Negative HPV tests provided women with more reliable...
  • Government report finds 2.3 percent of Americans gay or bisexual

    Government report finds 2.3 percent of Americans gay or bisexual
    U.S. government data released on Tuesday showed that 2.3 percent of American adults are either gay or bisexual and that these men and women more often reported serious anxiety and having self-destructive habits than their straight peers. This year's...
  • Conflicts of interest pervasive on California stem cell board

    There's no good time for a public agency to be embroiled in a conflict-of-interest scandal, but this is an especially delicate time for California's stem cell agency. The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, as the program is known formally,...
  • CDC drops the ball, and the anthrax

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Wednesday, July 16: We're no experts on medical research. Nonetheless, we offer this humble safety tip to those who are: When conducting experiments on deadly pathogens, safety...
  • Three Israelis charged with revenge murder of Palestinian teen

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - First they removed the baby seat to make room in the car, and then three Israelis searched for an Arab to kidnap and kill to avenge the deaths of three Jewish teenagers, according to a murder indictment released on Thursday....