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Medical Research

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  • 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....
  • Despite laws, mental health still getting short shrift

    WASHINGTON Under federal law, insurance plans that cover mental health must offer benefits that are on par with medical and surgical benefits. Twenty-three states also require some level of parity. The federal law, approved in 2008, and most of the state...
  • Genetic testing surge brings some answers, more questions

    Genetic testing surge brings some answers, more questions
    As Sivan Schondorf walked into her geneticist's office she immediately noticed her sympathetic smile, a warning sign the prognosis wasn't good. "We're going to tell you right away that you're positive for the mutation," her genetic counselor said,...
  • Marijuana laws pose dilemma for Republican presidential hopefuls

    Marijuana laws pose dilemma for Republican presidential hopefuls
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's response in a recent radio interview to a question about legal marijuana was in keeping with his tough-on-crime persona. A former prosecutor and potential presidential candidate, Christie has long been a staunch opponent...
  • Spreading awareness: the faces of pediatic cancer

    Spreading awareness: the faces of pediatic cancer
    "Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness." — Chinese proverb A lot of attention has been given to the amazing gifts Emily Beazley has received in her ongoing battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. But perhaps the bigger story is the...
  • Colombia suspending use of anti-coca herbicide

    Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos announced Saturday he is halting use of a herbicide that has been a key part of U.S.-financed efforts to wipe out cocaine crops, saying the country will seek other ways to destroy coca plants. Santos said he was...
  • Painkiller addiction spawns new Hepatitis C threat

    Public health officials are bracing for a new wave of hepatitis C infections, one unleashed by the epidemic of prescription painkiller addiction. The blood-borne virus, on the decline nationally until a few years ago, is rising rapidly among...
  • After stroke treatment advances, hospitals changing approach

     After stroke treatment advances, hospitals changing approach
    Hospitals in Illinois and across the country are changing the way they treat strokes after a battery of recent clinical trials found that swift surgical intervention improves the odds that patients will function normally again. Instead of trying to...
  • Mongolia's booming Ulan Bator, world's coldest capital, is choking on smoke

    Mongolia's booming Ulan Bator, world's coldest capital, is choking on smoke
    Thirteenth century Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan worshiped the sky as a god and declared it the source of power as his hordes built the world's most expansive empire. In the last few years, however, smog and ash have increasingly blotted out the sky...
  • Doctor with revoked license continues to sell unproven stem cell treatments

    Last fall, two decades after Malibu psychiatrist William Rader began selling unproven stem cell treatments to desperate patients with incurable conditions, California authorities permanently revoked his medical license for negligence, false or...