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Medical Research

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  • Fish-eaters may keep more gray matter in old age

    Fish-eaters may keep more gray matter in old age
    Eating baked or broiled fish at least once a week may preserve parts of the brain that are hit hard by aging, according to a small new study. Brain scans showed that people over age 65 who regularly ate fish had 14 percent more gray matter in brain...
  • Trouble sleeping could be a suicide risk factor for older adults

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study, people age 65 and older who reported trouble sleeping were more likely to commit suicide over the next ten years than those who slept well. Doctors who treat patients with depression or a history of suicide...
  • More middle-aged women having babies outside marriage: CDC

    More middle-aged women having babies outside marriage: CDC
    More single U.S. women over the age of 35 are having children, even as the overall birth rates for unmarried women in the United States have dropped, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday. There were 1.6 million births to...
  • Scientists find how 'nefarious' Ebola disables immune response

    LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists studying the lethal Ebola virus say they have found how it blocks and disables the body's ability to battle infections in a discovery that should help the search for potential cures and vaccines. In the largest and deadliest...
  • Tracing links between a promoter's generosity and a governor's acts

     Tracing links between a promoter's generosity and a governor's acts
    For all the cringeworthy talk of crushes, conniptions and collapsing marriage, the key to the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, will be connecting dots — whether prosecutors can link gifts and loans from...
  • Texas emblematic of national battle against abortion providers

    AUSTIN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Conservative state legislatures are waging an effective fight to close down the nation's abortion clinics, and nowhere is that battle more evident than in Texas, with one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the...
  • Rigel eye drug fails mid-stage study, shares fall

    (Reuters) - Rigel Pharmaceuticals Inc said it would stop testing its drug for some patients with dry eye disease after the treatment failed a mid-stage study. The study was evaluating the eye drop formulation of the drug, R348, against a placebo. The...
  • Experimental chikungunya vaccine shows promise in human trial

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An experimental vaccine being developed by U.S. government scientists to prevent the painful mosquito-borne viral disease chikungunya has shown promise in its first human trials but remains years away from approval for widespread...
  • DCF on child-abuse cases: 'Extremely difficult to predict human behavior'

     DCF on child-abuse cases: 'Extremely difficult to predict human behavior'
    Six months before 3-year-old Yeliani Schwartz-Ojeda was killed, the state Department of Children and Families determined that, despite suspicions of abuse, the young girl was safe with her mother. Yeliani had been living in Central Florida with her...
  • Court: Hold Jewel-Osco in contempt for breaching EEOC settlement

    Court: Hold Jewel-Osco in contempt for breaching EEOC settlement
    Jewel-Osco's treatment of employees who desire to return to work after disability leave is again under scrutiny and could lead to court sanctions against the company. A federal judge in Chicago recommended last month that the Chicago-area grocery...
  • Ohio doctor leads cervical cancer study of promising drug

    Ohio doctor leads cervical cancer study of promising drug
    An Akron physician is leading a national clinical trial with the goal of improving survival rates for cervical cancer patients worldwide. Dr. Charles Kunos, medical director of radiation oncology at Summa Akron City Hospital, is heading a National Cancer...