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Medical Research

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  • Wisconsin bridge shooter had long history of mental illness: report

    Wisconsin bridge shooter had long history of mental illness: report
    A gunman who opened fire on a Wisconsin trail bridge last month, killing three people and wounding another before taking his own life, was drunk, had stopped taking medication for depression and had a history of suicidal and sometimes homicidal thoughts,...
  • VA may be saving veterans from suicide

    VA may be saving veterans from suicide
    Military veterans who receive healthcare through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs commit suicide at lower rates than those outside the system, according to government data. VA researchers said the data suggest that the agency’s suicide...
  • Dementia drug developer Axovant climbs after $315M IPO

    Shares of Axovant Sciences nearly doubled in value after the dementia drug developer said its initial public offering raised $315 million, more than Axovant had expected. The offering valued Axovant at around $1.4 billion, and the stock climbed $14.90,...
  • Advocates aim to extend benefits for 9/11 first responders

    Advocates for ailing Sept. 11 first responders urged Congress on Thursday to permanently extend a law providing medical monitoring and treatment for the rescue workers, saying they need reassurance that their health care will not be cut off. Dr. John...
  • Sexual assault prevention program cuts risk of rape nearly 50%, study says

    Sexual assault prevention program cuts risk of rape nearly 50%, study says
    An intensive program showing female college students how to recognize and resist sexual aggression reduced their chances of being raped over a year period by nearly half, according to new research. The study, published Wednesday in the New England...
  • County backs drug for HIV prevention, but health officials have concerns

    County backs drug for HIV prevention, but health officials have concerns
    It's been nearly three years since the federal government approved Truvada, a daily pill hailed nationally as a miracle drug because it can prevent HIV infections. But until this week, Los Angeles County hadn't begun to spread the word and distribute...
  • French prosecutor: Germanwings copilot 'feared going blind'

    French prosecutor: Germanwings copilot 'feared going blind'
    The copilot who crashed a Germanwings jet into the Alps feared that he was losing his eyesight, and some of the many doctors he consulted believed he was unfit to fly, a French prosecutor said Thursday. The doctors didn't report their concerns to...
  • 'Mike's Place' tells the true story of terror in a Tel Aviv blues bar

    'Mike's Place' tells the true story of terror in a Tel Aviv blues bar
    Back in 2003 when filmmaker Jack Baxter first visited Mike's Place, a beachfront blues bar in Tel Aviv, he envisioned making a documentary about a venue where Jews, Muslims, tourists and expats could gather in peace and leave their differences at the...
  • Adult dental coverage expanding slowly in Medicaid

    NEW YORK At the Interfaith Dental Center in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, people with dental pain can walk into a ground floor office off Bedford Avenue and get treated without an appointment. They might have to wait in a packed waiting room. But if they're in...
  • Open Door Clinic opens a new headquarters in Elgin

    Open Door Clinic opens a new headquarters in Elgin
    For 37 years, the Open Door Clinic was up on the sixth floor of the old Professional Building in downtown Elgin, giving the people who came to it for help with syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV/AIDS a low-profile place to seek treatment. But as...
  • Eastern San Gabriel Valley may get trauma center

    Eastern San Gabriel Valley may get trauma center
    When Sam Pedroza collided with a truck four years ago while riding his bicycle, he was airlifted from Claremont to the nearest trauma center — 30 miles away. Instead of being flown to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center in Boyle Heights, Pedroza...