RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Medical Research

A collection of news and information related to Medical Research published by this site and its partners.

Top Medical Research Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • When food's the reward, obese women's judgment fails them

    When food's the reward, obese women's judgment fails them
    At the risk of inspiring offensive commentary from misogynists and fat haters, I bring you this intriguing finding about obese women from researchers at Yale University: Compared to their normal-weight peers, obese women -- but not men -- appear to have a...
  • Laughing out loud: Scleroderma Foundation Southeast Florida Chapter hosts Aug. 15 comedy event

    The Scleroderma Foundation Southeast Florida Chapter will host "Laughing Out Loud for Scleroderma" featuring nationally acclaimed comedian Dom Irrera. The event will take place Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. at The Improv at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood....
  • Winnetka considers ban on coal tar driveway sealants

    Winnetka considers ban on coal tar driveway sealants
    Determined to reduce pollutants found in stormwater and elsewhere in the local environment, officials in Winnetka this week moved one step closer to banning the use of coal tar-based driveway and parking lot sealants in the village. If the proposed coal...
  • 40% of homes now without a landline

    40% of homes now without a landline
    More than 40 percent of U.S. households have disconnected from telephone landlines and use only cellular phones, according to a recent study. Preliminary results from the National Health Interview Survey show that the number of cellular-only homes...
  • Obesity: We're not overeating, we're under-exercising, study suggests

    Obesity: We're not overeating, we're under-exercising, study suggests
    A new study suggests that under-exercising, rather than overeating, may be at the heart of America's obesity epidemic. Researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine report a strong correlation between the rise in obesity and a striking drop in...
  • DuPage approves funding for heroin prevention program for schools

    DuPage approves funding for heroin prevention program for schools
    Teachers and staff at 12 DuPage County schools will be getting heroin prevention training and working it into the curriculum this fall after county officials approved of funding for the measure this week. The DuPage County Board voted 16-0 on Tuesday,...
  • DuPage Health Department plans $11M building expansion

    DuPage Health Department plans $11M building expansion
    DuPage County Health Department officials are planning to build an $11 million community center on its portion of the county government complex in Wheaton. It has the backing of the city of Wheaton, as council members voted unanimously on Monday to...
  • Depression may keep some men from fighting prostate cancer

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Depression may be source of disparities in the treatment men get for prostate cancer, according to a new study. In the analysis, older men who were depressed before they got a prostate cancer diagnosis were more likely to...
  • With U.S. encouragement, VA disability claims rise sharply

     With U.S. encouragement, VA disability claims rise sharply
    As Malvin Espinosa prepared to retire from the Army in 2011, a Veterans Affairs counselor urged him to apply for disability pay. List all your medical problems, the counselor said. Espinosa, a mechanic at Ft. Lee in Virginia, had never considered...
  • War on pancreatic cancer is showing progress in worst cases

    PHILADELPHIA Just seven years from now, pancreatic cancer is projected to become this country's second-leading cancer killer, surpassed only by lung cancer and claiming 48,000 lives a year. Now No. 4, pancreas cancer will climb in the ranking partly by...
  • Still have a land line? 128 million don't. Here's who's going wireless

    Still have a land line? 128 million don't. Here's who's going wireless
    The number of Americans living in households without traditional land-line telephones continues to grow, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the second half of 2013, 41% of U.S. households relied solely on a...