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Medical Research

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  • Juries like those in Chris Kyle case hear little of how those found insane live

    A Texas jury will soon decide on Eddie Ray Routh's next home: a maximum-security prison cell or a room with an open door and no lock. Routh's defense attorneys have argued that their client is not guilty because he was insane when he killed Navy SEAL...
  • Superbug: What it is, how it spreads, what you can do

    Superbug: What it is, how it spreads, what you can do
    CRE superbugs are becoming more widespread in hospitals and other healthcare facilities. They can cause infections that are difficult -- or sometimes impossible -- to treat. At least seven patients at UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center have been sickened...
  • Authorities regain control of Texas prison from inmates

    Officers regained control of a South Texas prison where inmates had set fires and caused significant damage after taking over part of the facility, according to the private contractor operating the prison. About 300 of the 2,800 inmates were moved Sunday...
  • Miracle for Mr. Hockey? Gordie Howe's family defends stem cell choice

    Look, he gets it the skepticism over what seems to be his father's medical miracle, said Gordie Howe's youngest son. But Dr. Murray Howe, head of radiology at ProMedica Toledo Hospital, also said he knows what he saw: The once-powerful Mr. Hockey his...
  • Illinois hospitals in line for more money from Obamacare

    Illinois hospitals in line for more money from Obamacare
    Under the Affordable Care Act, Illinois hospitals have secured $34.9 million in research funding since 2012 to help them find answers to some of the most elusive health care questions. The latest — and largest — round of funding is expected...
  • Measles outbreak at 149 cases in eight states, Canada and Mexico

    The number of cases in the California-centered measles outbreak rose to at least 149 patients across eight states, Canada and Mexico. The 123 cases in California span 12 counties. At least 39 of the state cases have been directly linked to visitors or...
  • Cholesterol is back on the menu in new federal dietary guidelines

    Cholesterol is back on the menu in new federal dietary guidelines
    Go ahead and make that omelet. A new draft of the federal government’s healthy eating guidelines is poised to scramble some long-standing advice on cholesterol-rich foods. Nutrition and public health experts advising the federal government...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EST

    Afghan peace talks with Taliban could begin soon as president says hopes high for peace After more than a decade of warfare, negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban are set to begin, officials, diplomats and experts said as President...
  • Losing weight before pregnancy is healthier for mom, baby

     Losing weight before pregnancy is healthier for mom, baby
    Before she got pregnant in 2014, Lizzy King, 28, of East Lansing, Mich., gave herself a "lifestyle overhaul." She started running and lost 50 pounds. She eschewed processed food and ate her first banana. King became "hyper-aware of the effects of too...
  • Stow The Phone

    Having trouble sleeping? Check for a glow, inches from the pillow. Using a smartphone, tablet or laptop at bedtime may be staving off sleep, according to Harvard Medical School scientists, who have found specific wavelengths of light can suppress the...
  • 2 bills aiming to lower high suicide rates advance

    Two bills aiming to lower Montana's extremely high suicide rate advanced in the Legislature Friday. A bill requiring suicide prevention training for health care providers narrowly passed a House committee, while a measure requiring similar training for...