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Medical Research

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  • A blood test for pancreatic cancer may re-stack the odds in patients' favor

    A blood test for pancreatic cancer may re-stack the odds in patients' favor
    Researchers at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston have identified a large and readily detectable molecule that circulates in the blood and has identified, with perfect accuracy and no false positives, the presence of pancreatic cancer in a small group...
  • Sacred Heart Hospital patients find healing through art

    Sacred Heart Hospital patients find healing through art
    The painting is thick and heavy from colors and glitter painstakingly layered over the course of more than two months. And while the final product is an abstract work of art resembling a Jackson Pollock drip painting, the layers themselves are a metaphor...
  • Cancer patients could get cutting-edge treatments through new clinical trial

    Cancer patients could get cutting-edge treatments through new clinical trial
    South Floridians with cancer could receive promising new treatments, literally custom-designed for them, through a new study coming to the University of Miami. Researchers next month will start enrolling patients in the National Cancer Institute's...
  • Not expanding Medicaid can cost local taxpayers

    DALLAS Dallas County property owners paid more than $467 million in taxes last year to Parkland Health and Hospital System, the county's only public hospital, to provide medical care to the poor and uninsured. Their tax burden likely would have been...
  • APNewsBreak: Vermont study shows pertussis vaccine effective

    Preliminary data from a Vermont study show that despite changes in strains of whooping cough, a common vaccine is still effective in preventing the highly contagious disease, the Centers for Disease Control said Thursday. The Vermont Health Department...
  • CDC: More than 1 in 8 Americans infected with HIV don't know it

    CDC: More than 1 in 8 Americans infected with HIV don't know it
    More than 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV – including about 156,300 who don’t realize it, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That means 13% of those who are infected with the virus that...
  • Innovative Treatment For Severe Substance Abuse Shows Promise

    A company in Madison is testing an innovative addiction treatment model that approaches severe substance abuse as a chronic disease like diabetes or high blood pressure. "This is really different and kind of makes sense," Dr. Ellen Edens, a psychiatrist...
  • FDA reviewing safety of Essure birth control implant

    Federal health regulators are reviewing the safety of an implantable contraception device after receiving reports of unusual side effects from patients, including fatigue, depression and weight gain. The Food and Drug Administration says those problems...
  • Attorneys for Colorado gunman to open defense case Thursday

    Attorneys for James Holmes will open their case Thursday, offering a less emotional and more clinical assessment of the Colorado theater shooter after two months of often-gruesome testimony from prosecution witnesses who included many visibly wounded...
  • Freddie Gray autopsy likely to be hotly debated in criminal cases against officers

    Freddie Gray autopsy likely to be hotly debated in criminal cases against officers
    An autopsy that ruled Freddie Gray's death a homicide is likely to be a controversial piece of evidence in the criminal case against six police officers who are facing a range of charges. The state medical examiner's officer concluded in the autopsy,...
  • Civilian contractor's death at Guantanamo remains a mystery

    PHILADELPHIA Six months after Christopher Tur's body was found in the water off the U.S. Naval Station at Cuba's Guantanamo Bay, the Hatfield, Pa., native's death remains a mystery. The Navy is still silent on the cause and manner of the civilian...