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Medical Research (INACTIVE)

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  • Ex-South Lake High teacher charged with having sex with former student

    A former teacher and coach at South Lake High School in Groveland was arrested today and charged with having sex with a former student following an investigation that started last year, the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. Michael Ryan, 45, of Clermont...
  • Researchers aim to build database of brain health

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Quick: Find the fruit! Feed the fish! List a sequence of steps, in reverse! Your online test results aren't pass-fail. You aren't graded. But your scores give valuable snapshots of your mental flexibility and memory, contributing to what...
  • As more men seek low-T treatment, controversy rises

    As more men seek low-T treatment, controversy rises
    Central Floridians have probably heard the ads on local radio: "Feel young again! Get your staying power back! Lose fat and gain muscle!" What man could resist the promises made by clinics offering to cure him of his low testosterone? But as with most...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: The risk of sustaining a concussion is higher after already having one

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter, 17, was hit while playing soccer last fall and suffered a mild concussion. Her doctor says it's OK for her to play again in the spring, but I'm worried. Isn't she more likely to get another concussion if she's had one...
  • Focus on Ashkenazi Jews in Parkinson's study continues

    The second part of a study of Ashkenazi Jews who carry the LRRK2 gene, the most common genetic contributor to Parkinson's disease, is underway in Boca Raton. Individuals of Ashkenazi (Eastern European) ancestry have a greater likelihood of having the gene...
  • Some foods considered 'unhealthy' are just the opposite

    When you envision foods that wreck your diet or sabotage your health, what pops into your mind? There's a good chance the list of foods you imagine includes options that could actually help you reduce stress, prevent heart disease and ward off certain...
  • Researchers testing gene therapy to thwart effects of MS

    In patients with multiple sclerosis, the body turns on itself, launching an immune system attack that destroys the coating around nerve fibers in the central nervous system, leaving them exposed like bare wires. Similar to exposed electrical lines, the...
  • Student's death in Colorado raises questions on pot and health

    Student's death in Colorado raises questions on pot and health
    DENVER — It was spring break, and Levy Thamba, a 19-year-old college student from Africa, had checked into a fourth-floor hotel room with three of his buddies. They had come from their small college in Wyoming looking for an adventure. No one is...
  • As testosterone use grows, questions on risks await answers

    PHILADELPHIA A dozen years ago, a major federal study shattered the deeply held belief that menopausal hormone therapy was the key to keeping women of a certain age healthy, sexy and in good moods. By showing the therapy did more harm than good, the...
  • Taking Steps To Honor Kay Yow's Wishes

    Taking Steps To Honor Kay Yow's Wishes
    NASHVILLE – The night before the first 4Kay Run in Tampa in 2008, Sue Donohoe remembered being told around midnight that N.C. State coach Kay Yow wanted to go to the race but needed some help. "We got a call that Coach Yow wanted to come out on...
  • Feds, strip clubs fighting human trafficking

    Feds, strip clubs fighting human trafficking
    It was a standard hotel conference room scene — slices of fresh fruit and muffins laid out next to coffee urns and bottles of water chilling on ice as the attendees straggled in, industry friends hugging hello and quickly catching up on personal...