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Medical Research

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  • Two Psychiatrists Disciplined By Medical Examining Board

    HARTFORD — A Stamford psychiatrist who fabricated a radiology report was fined $7,000 Tuesday and her medical license was placed on probation for six months by the state Medical Examining Board. At its meeting Tuesday in Hartford, the board also...
  • OraSure in race to make much-needed rapid Ebola test

    OraSure in race to make much-needed rapid Ebola test
    The Ebola epidemic has cooled to a simmer in West Africa, but the race to provide the technology needed to thwart the next outbreak is just heating up. OraSure Technologies of Bethlehem is competing with several other companies and research groups to...
  • Condemned Mississippi inmate wants mental health hearing

    Attorneys for a Mississippi death row inmate asked the state Supreme Court on Tuesday to order a hearing on his mental health as a possible step toward overturning his conviction. The attorney general's office opposed the request, saying a trial judge...
  • Palestinian patients find help in Israeli hospital

    The bedroom of Palestinian siblings Ahmed and Hadeel Hamdan looks like a hospital ward, filled with beeping machines, monitors, solution bags and sterilizing fluids. This is where the Gaza teenagers spend 12 hours a day connected to dialysis machines....
  • Report details European superbug outbreak linked to faulty Olympus scopes

    Report details European superbug outbreak linked to faulty Olympus scopes
    More than a year before a medical scope infected patients with a superbug at UCLA and Cedars-Sinai medical centers, a similar outbreak in the Netherlands prompted Dutch regulators to ask the manufacturer to prove the device was safe. Olympus Corp....
  • New blood tests, liquid biopsies, may transform cancer care

    A new type of blood test is starting to transform cancer treatment, sparing some patients the surgical and needle biopsies long needed to guide their care. The tests, called liquid biopsies, capture cancer cells or DNA that tumors shed into the blood,...
  • Convicted killer of 3 in Houston asking for execution delay

    Derrick Dewayne Charles was a convicted burglar wanted by authorities for ignoring mandatory meetings with his parole officer when he was arrested for killing his 15-year-old girlfriend, her mother and her grandfather at their home in Houston 13 years...
  • Weekend-only drug use frequently slips into weekday drug use, study says

    Weekend-only drug use frequently slips into weekday drug use, study says
    Beware, weekend ragers: A new study suggests that people who use drugs only on the weekends frequently begin using them on weekdays too. In a paper published Monday in Annals of Family Medicine, researchers report that 54% of people who said they...
  • Can Blueberries Help Control Blood Pressure In Women?

    Can Blueberries Help Control Blood Pressure In Women?
    Women trying to combat high blood pressure may have a new weapon in their arsenal: blueberries. Daily consumption of blueberries has been shown to lower blood pressure and lessen arterial stiffness in post-menopausal women, according to a new clinical...
  • New Naperville business floats into town

    New Naperville business floats into town
    Is it a new concept? No. But it is back, better and taking on the holistic world in a storm. Naperville now has its very own salt water float center, and with four custom built float tanks, marks it as one of the biggest of the approximately 100 centers...
  • Personalized cancer therapy is widely effective, but has downsides

    Personalized cancer therapy is no longer just an exciting prospect, and better survival rates as well as escalating spending are proving it. "It's here. It's definitely here," said Pasi Janne, an oncologist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston....