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Medical Research

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  • NFL passes revised personal conduct policy, Ravens' Chris Canty 'disappointed' in process

    NFL passes revised personal conduct policy, Ravens' Chris Canty 'disappointed' in process
    The NFL unanimously passed a revised personal-conduct policy for all league employees Wednesday during the owners meetings in Dallas. The more extensive disciplinary policy comes in a year that had high-profile incidents that involved former Ravens...
  • Expensive, one-size-fits-all advice

    (James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own) Financial advisors do not appear to be carrying their weight. A new study based on Canadian data shows that while advisors are able to put clients into better performing assets,...
  • CIA's torture experts got millions, face new scrutiny

    WASHINGTON The well-paid psychologists had a plan and a contract to make terrorists talk. And when Khalid Sheikh Mohammed resisted, a CIA officer confided in 2003 that one of the psychologists promised he was "going to go to school on this guy,"...
  • Senate passes newborn screening bill after amendment

    Ending months of delay, national newborn screening legislation passed the U.S. Senate after the bill was amended to require parental consent before any genetic research can be done on a child's newborn screening sample. Republican senators had stalled...
  • What Doctors Know: Key heart failure culprit discovered

    Source: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai whatdoctorsknow.com Another piece of the puzzle has been found in the quest to eradicate heart failure. A team of cardiovascular researchers from the Cardiovascular Research Center at Icahn School of...
  • Taking A Shot: Testing New Ways To Curb Concussions

    Taking A Shot: Testing New Ways To Curb Concussions
    WESTPORT — During one drill this fall at a Staples High football practice, players took their stances at the line of scrimmage and went full speed and full contact when the ball was snapped. Even though players were wearing big — some...
  • Bariatric surgery in a pill takes a step forward

    Bariatric surgery in a pill takes a step forward
    It's more of a glimmer of hope on the horizon than it is an actual drug right now. But an Indiana University lab has synthesized and fused a trio of gut hormones into a single agent and shown that obese rodents treated with the resulting molecule...
  • Mushroom magic: Tasty fungi pack a healthy punch

    Rich in the savory flavor sense known as umami, mushrooms are neither plant nor animal--they're classified in the fungi kingdom and offer much more than just good taste. With only 20 calories per cup, mushrooms are rich in a type of fiber called beta-...
  • Clinical trial seeks answers to sudden deaths of healthy young people

    Clinical trial seeks answers to sudden deaths of healthy young people
    Jason Lappies woke in his San Diego apartment on the morning of June 26. Not needing to report to work right away, he settled onto his couch to watch a World Cup soccer match. He teased his roommate, who had to rush off to a job. When the friend...
  • L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. to get civilian oversight

    L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. to get civilian oversight
    Faced with a series of scandals that have roiled the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to create a civilian oversight system to provide greater accountability for the agency. The action is the latest in...
  • Flu is widespread in Illinois, with a school closing for 2 days

    Flu is widespread in Illinois, with a school closing for 2 days
    Teresa Maher puts getting a flu shot on her to-do list every autumn. So after procrastinating until Monday evening after work, Maher was among at least a dozen people who checked in throughout the day at the Walgreens pharmacy at State and Randolph...