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  • Yale Recruiting Subjects For Alzheimer's Studies

    Yale researchers are recruiting subjects for two Alzheimer's drug trials, one looking for a way to slow progress of the disease, the other to prevent Alzheimer's from developing in the first place. To date, doctors can at best ease the symptoms of...
  • Infant's Death Leads To Discovery Of Mystery Family Illness By Yale Researchers

    For more than 40 years, Erik Drewniak has been plagued by high fevers and chills and never knew why. Whenever he got a 104 or 105-degree fever that would linger for a day or two, he and his family always figured that was just "how he got sick." He...
  • Biggest threats for sleep-related infant death change with age: study

    Biggest threats for sleep-related infant death change with age: study
    Creating a safe sleep environment is important for all infants, but when it comes to preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), parents should be aware that the main sources of risk change over the first year of a baby's life, according to a new...
  • Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance

    Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance
    Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked. But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...
  • Meds To Alleviate Stress May Help Women Quit Smoking

    For the past 50 years, men have consistently had an easier time quitting smoking than women. More men go cold turkey. More men stop on nicotine blockers such as gum and patches. More men succeed on medications. Sherry McKee, an associate professor of...
  • Joe Martin: Study shows health care improving

    Joe Martin: Study shows health care improving
    A new national study suggests we are succeeding in improving health care and educating consumers about the benefits of developing healthier lifestyles. According to a large study of Medicare patients conducted by researchers at the Yale School of...
  • Yale Researchers Reverse Effects Of Alzheimer's In Mice

    Researching a new drug compound on mice, Yale School of Medicine researchers were able to reverse the effects of Alzheimer's on learning and memory, the school announced Tuesday. Yale School of Medicine psychiatry professor Paul Lombroso and others...
  • Doctor Surrenders License To Operate Westport Surgical Center

    A Westport plastic surgery center that state health officials placed on a two-year probation last summer has closed, ending a string of disciplinary actions taken against the facility. Dr. Joel Singer, the sole owner and operator of the Center for...
  • Ex-Lehigh wrestler allegedly killed mom, town's 2nd matricide

    ORANGE, Conn. — Killing one's mother is a crime so rare that criminologists haven't studied it much. But in this Connecticut town's last two homicides, sons were charged with just that — matricide. Last week former Lehigh University...
  • New study: Essure less effective than tubal ligation at preventing pregnancy

    New study: Essure less effective than tubal ligation at preventing pregnancy
    Ellen Hanrahan, a 36-year-old mother of two, was done having children. To make sure, she had tiny metal coils implanted inside her fallopian tubes, a relatively new form of permanent birth control marketed under the brand name Essure. A year later,...
  • Mary Cheever dies at 95; author and widow of writer John Cheever

    Mary Cheever, an accomplished author and poet best known as the enduring spouse and widow of John Cheever, has died, after surviving by decades a husband who used their lonely but lasting marriage as an inspiration for some of his most memorable stories....