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Medical Research

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  • Yale-New Haven Patient Tests Negative For Ebola

     Yale-New Haven Patient Tests Negative For Ebola
    NEW HAVEN — When test results came back late Thursday afternoon ruling out Ebola in a Yale doctoral student who fell ill after returning from Liberia, relief washed over officials who hours before had ramped up a full-scale response inside and...
  • Extreme measures: U.S. hospitals take on Ebola, but at what risk?

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The infection of two U.S. healthcare workers who cared for a dying Ebola patient in Dallas is challenging assumptions about how to protect Western medical workers who perform advanced, life-saving procedures that may increase their...
  • Margate girls' deaths among five drownings this week

    Margate girls' deaths among five drownings this week
    The joyful sounds of children echoed inside the Winfield Christian Academy on Wednesday morning, but one voice was absent: that of Louidline Louima, 4, who with her sister Louidjiena, 2, drowned the previous day in a canal behind their family's Margate...
  • Prediabtes a wakeup call to get eating, lifestyle choices on track

    I exercise, stay slim and think I am reasonably careful about my diet. Subtract the dark-chocolate habit and minus the Cheetos cravings, I make fairly good choices. So I was shocked to learn that my fasting blood sugars were bordering on high and my...
  • Beware: Some Medicare Advantage plans have plenty of disadvantages

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Seniors have flocked to Medicare Advantage in recent years, attracted by savings on premiums and the convenience of one-stop shopping. But as the annual Medicare enrollment season began this week, a memorandum from federal officials to...
  • Losing weight quickly is just as good (or bad) as losing it gradually

    Losing weight quickly is just as good (or bad) as losing it gradually
    When it comes to dieting, the conventional wisdom holds that losing weight gradually is more sustainable in the long run than losing weight quickly. But new results from a long-term clinical trial show that this is just another dieting myth.  Both...
  • Concerns mount Ebola will become a permanent scourge in West Africa

    GENEVA As the number of Ebola patients continues to climb in West Africa, concern is growing among medical and development experts that the scourge could become as serious as the one posed by HIV a decade ago and could be far more difficult to control....
  • A Broward cancer expert on navigating the treatment maze

     A Broward cancer expert on navigating the treatment maze
    In the years that Dr. Nicholas Tranakas has served as Medical Director of Cancer Services for Broward Health and the Comprehensive Breast Center, he's watched the mortality rate for women diagnosed with breast cancer fall sharply. "It's decreased by...
  • Man leads authorities on chase, bitten by police dog

    Man leads authorities on chase, bitten by police dog
    A man who led law officers on a chase through Lake County was arrested late Wednesday after crashing, but only after he was tased and bitten by a K9 dog, authorities said. Eric Richard Brown, 41, of Okahumpka was driving in Lady Lake without a headlight...
  • Quarantines among legal tools available if Ebola outbreak widens

    WASHINGTON As the web of infection widens, questions about the U.S. government's legal authority to contain the Ebola virus are increasing, even as federal officials attempt to keep public panic at bay by diverting the focus from the hypothetical. Beyond...
  • Lead paint is still a threat, but it shouldn't be

    Lead paint is still a threat, but it shouldn't be
    If you or someone you know is planning work on a pre-1978 home, please make time to take precautions against the possibility of lead poisoning. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that about 500,000 U.S children ages 1 to 5 have...