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Medical Research (INACTIVE)

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  • Caribbean countries consider loosening marijuana laws

    DARK VIEW FALLS, St. Vincent Deep-green marijuana plants grow along roadsides, in front yards and on plantations hidden in the mountainous interior of this lush island and the spliff bar is just a stone's throw from the police station. Inside the...
  • Veterans push to smoke pot to ease PTSD, other ailments

    WASHINGTON After flying helicopters in Vietnam for 30 months, Perry Parks couldn't stop the panicked dreams. "I was flying through wires all the time and I never hit the wire," said Parks, 71, a retired military commander from Rockingham, N.C. "I'm a...
  • '5-a-day' might not be enough to ward off disease, scientists say

    '5-a-day' might not be enough to ward off disease, scientists say
    Not that most people are eating even five servings of fruit and vegetables every day — but that might not be enough to get the best protection from disease and early death, said researchers who also found that vegetables do more good than fruit....
  • Mammograms save lives, but they're also overrated, new study says

    The idea that American women would benefit by having fewer mammograms — and having them less frequently — remains controversial. A new study tries to help women and their doctors understand why less can be more when it comes to breast cancer...
  • Annapolis mom was at heart of medical marijuana reform

    Annapolis mom was at heart of medical marijuana reform
    Expanding Maryland's fledgling law on medical marijuana proved to be one of the key issues of the just-completed General Assembly session, and an Annapolis mother proved to be a key player in the reform bill that passed the House and Senate. In the...
  • Hopkins looks at screening for postpartum depression

    Hopkins looks at screening for postpartum depression
    An estimated 10 percent to 20 percent of pregnant women will develop postpartum depression, a condition that plagues new mothers with persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, exhaustion and anxiety that can last up to a year after giving birth. In...
  • Vacant Pfizer Building Will House Bioscience Incubator

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy dropped in at Muddy Waters Cafe in New London last November and wound up sitting with a group of about a half dozen local scientists hatching business plans over coffee. Muddy Waters is a great spot, Malloy said at a press...
  • Canton Woman Raises Money For Cancer Research

    CANTON — Jessica St. Gelais is trying to raise $20,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. St. Gelais, 25, of Canton, is a cancer survivor. At age 10, she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. She was diagnosed in January 1998 and...
  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • New drugs provide cure for hepatitis C, research finds

    Twenty-five years after scientists first identified the hepatitis C virus, doctors are declaring victory over an infection that afflicts more than 3 million Americans and kills more of them than HIV. In a series of clinical trial results, a new...
  • Deadly H5N1 bird flu needs just 5 mutations to spread easily in people

    It’s a flu virus so deadly that scientists once halted research on the disease because governments feared it might be used by terrorists to stage a biological attack. Yet despite the fact that the H5N1 avian influenza has killed 60% of the 650...