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  • FDA will consider patient experiences in their medical-device reviews

    For decades, the Food and Drug Administration and the medical device industry have puzzled over how to factor the experiences of patients when making regulatory decisions. This month, they got some answers. The Medical Device Innovation Consortium, a...
  • Two Psychiatrists Disciplined By Medical Examining Board

    HARTFORD — A Stamford psychiatrist who fabricated a radiology report was fined $7,000 Tuesday and her medical license was placed on probation for six months by the state Medical Examining Board. At its meeting Tuesday in Hartford, the board also...
  • Federal panel calls medical scopes unsafe

    Federal panel calls medical scopes unsafe
    A federal panel concluded Friday that the medical scopes linked to a deadly string of superbug outbreaks are unsafe as designed and urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to do more to protect patients. But the agency's advisory committee stopped...
  • Condemned Mississippi inmate wants mental health hearing

    Attorneys for a Mississippi death row inmate asked the state Supreme Court on Tuesday to order a hearing on his mental health as a possible step toward overturning his conviction. The attorney general's office opposed the request, saying a trial judge...
  • Palestinian patients find help in Israeli hospital

    The bedroom of Palestinian siblings Ahmed and Hadeel Hamdan looks like a hospital ward, filled with beeping machines, monitors, solution bags and sterilizing fluids. This is where the Gaza teenagers spend 12 hours a day connected to dialysis machines....
  • Stem cell 'Wild West' takes root amid lack of US regulation

    The liquid is dark red, a mixture of fat and blood, and Dr. Mark Berman pumps it out of the patient's backside. He treats it with a chemical, runs it through a processor — and injects it into the woman's aching knees and elbows. The "soup," he...
  • UConn Clinics Struggle To Meet Mental Health Needs Of Students

    During her years at the University of Connecticut, Naomi Adler suffered such severe depression that sometimes she couldn't get out of bed to go to class. But students like her could not always receive prompt treatment at the campus clinic. "They need to...
  • Keeping your brain healthy actually can be a fine art

     Keeping your brain healthy actually can be a fine art
    Since she moved to Florida, said Mary O'Neill, 91, "painting keeps me happy and fills the empty frames" in her Port St. Lucie home. It also keeps mild cognitive impairment (MCI) at bay, said a study from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Unlike memory...
  • Margaret Carlson: Extremes shouldn't control the abortion debate

    "When does life begin?" Philosophers have been asking that question for centuries, along with poets, ethicists and physicians. So do today's politicians and loudly. A few really are looking for answers. Most do it for votes. The grandstanding makes the...
  • EXCHANGE: Student interns solve problems for businesses

    Memories are often stirred to life by music, and for those with Alzheimer's or dementia, the music of their youth can part the mists. "I think it's just seeing how music aids a person, their emotions, and makes them feel things and it brings back...
  • Most of train survivors will adjust after the initial anxiety, experts say

    PHILADELPHIA Passengers who survived this week's Amtrak crash may have a rough month ahead of them, psychologically speaking, but most will recover on their own without much help from professionals. "Most people will naturally figure this out and come...