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Medical Research

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  • Death of Virginia college student ruled a homicide

    Death of Virginia college student ruled a homicide
    The death of Hannah Graham, a University of Virginia sophomore whose remains were found in October, has been ruled a homicide by the state's medical examiner, police said on Tuesday. Graham, 18, went missing on Sept. 13 after a night out in...
  • Jury awards former Hospira exec $9.98 million

    Jury awards former Hospira exec $9.98 million
    A former Hospira executive who said he was fired in 2011 after he urged the company to report issues with its infusion pumps was awarded $9.98 million in a jury verdict earlier this month. Angel Estrada, former vice president of quality systems and...
  • Allergan sale to Actavis thwarts takeover attempt by Valeant

    Botox maker Allergan Inc., an Irvine company that started as a purveyor of eye drops and grew into one of the most respected pharmaceutical companies in the country, agreed to be acquired by Irish firm Actavis for $66 billion. The deal thwarts a...
  • Ebola patient who died had received ZMapp late in his treatment

    Ebola patient who died had received ZMapp late in his treatment
    A frantic, 36-hour effort to save the life of Dr. Martin Salia at the Nebraska Medical Center included a rare dose of the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp, hospital officials disclosed Monday. The 44-year-old surgeon contracted the virus while treating...
  • Effects of childhood psychological abuse can last a lifetime

    PITTSBURGH One 58-year-old woman from Indiana, Pa., still struggles daily from memories of her father forcing her, her mother and siblings at gunpoint against a wall while he shot a ring of bullets around them. Robin, 43, of the North Hills, still...
  • Hope for treating effects of child abuse in kids

    Science is making progress in understanding how abuse physical, sexual or psychological affects children and why its effects can persist a lifetime. Repeated abuse causes chronic stress, which destroys brain cells, resulting in a smaller hippocampus,...
  • Oxygen chambers helped treat concussions, but so did placebo treatment

    Despite anecdotal reports that hyperbaric oxygen chambers can be used to treat concussions, strong evidence is mounting that they don’t. The latest strike against the increasingly popular therapy is a study of U.S. service members with...
  • Nearly $2 Million Distributed In State Funding For Medical Research, Products

    Two Yale professors will receive $500,000 grants from the state in the hopes that the money will help the researchers hasten the day their discoveries become salable products, according to an announcement by Connecticut Innovations Monday. The...
  • Freedom means life, liberty, pursuit of dignified death

    Freedom means life, liberty, pursuit of dignified death
    The Declaration of Independence proclaimed, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."...
  • Arrowhead Research seeks to reassure antsy investors

    Arrowhead Research seeks to reassure antsy investors
    Arrowhead Research Corp. is trying to succeed where major pharmaceutical company efforts have failed in finding a cure for one of the world's most tenacious diseases. The Pasadena biopharmaceutical company is developing so-called RNAi therapeutics. Such...
  • Asthma linked to cardiovascular disease, but cause eludes researchers

    People who are treated for asthma are at substantially higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to two research papers presented Sunday. However, researchers don't know whether it is asthma or asthma medications that are behind the...