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Medical Research

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  • New CDC Report Says Kids Get Too Much Screen Time

    New CDC Report Says Kids Get Too Much Screen Time
    A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests kids are getting way too much screen time. The study asserts that 98% of 12 to 15 year olds watch television daily, many exceeding the 2 hour a day time limit recommended by...
  • Ford Wants to Monitor Your Health

    Ford Wants to Monitor Your Health
    Ford's Sync has proven to be a capable device for hands-free calling, audio controls and other simple functions. But if Ford gets its way, the multimedia system could help monitor drivers for potentially life-saving medical conditions. Ford is working...
  • Drive Breast Cancer Awareness With Pink Ribbon Fiat 500

    October is National Breast Cancer month, and Fiat is helping bring awareness to the disease with the Fiat 500 Pink Ribbon edition. Only 250 of these models will be produced, and $1,000 from each one sold will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research...
  • Yale Makes Discovery That Will Dramatically Impact Autism Research

    Yale Makes Discovery That Will Dramatically Impact Autism Research
    Researchers at Yale University say they’ve made a discovery that will dramatically impact autism research. Dr. Stephan Sanders- the first author of the study- says scientists found genetic mutations are linked to the condition. This finding will...
  • Experimental Ebola medication ZMapp saves infected monkeys

    Experimental Ebola medication ZMapp saves infected monkeys
    In speedy testing conducted as West Africa's Ebola epidemic began to mushroom, researchers have found that ZMapp, the experimental drug that has been used in seven infected human patients to date, prompted the recovery of 18 macaque monkeys infected...
  • African-Americans may be getting inferior breastfeeding advice

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mothers who give birth in areas with higher concentrations of African-Americans are less likely to get breastfeeding support on maternity wards than mothers in other communities, a new study shows. Breastfeeding provides...
  • Ebola outbreak reaches Senegal, riots break out in Guinea

    DAKAR/CONAKRY (Reuters) - The West African state of Senegal became the fifth country to be hit by the world's worst Ebola outbreak on Friday, while riots broke out in neighboring Guinea's remote southeast where infection rates are rising fast. In the...
  • Germany's Bayer to launch three new Xarelto trials

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Bayer unveiled plans to launch three new studies to expand the uses of its anti-clotting drug Xarelto, one of its top five new medicines. Xarelto, which competes with the Eliquis pill developed by Bristol-Myers Squibb...
  • Trimming pounds may cut health costs for diabetics

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Overweight adults with diabetes who lost weight and kept it off lowered their average annual health care costs by more than $500, suggests a new study. The 10-year Action for Health in Diabetes study claims to be the...
  • Problems persist for high-profile back surgery firm, patients

    Christine Harrison suffered from a chronically sore back. Watching Fox & Friends one morning, she saw an interview with a doctor who promised "excellent pain relief" for people like her. The doctor was promoting North American Spine, a high-profile...
  • NIH to launch Ebola vaccine trials in humans

    NIH to launch Ebola vaccine trials in humans
    The National Institutes of Health has announced the first clinical trial of a vaccine to protect healthy people from infection by the Ebola virus, which is responsible for an estimated 1,550 deaths throughout West Africa. NIH Director Francis Collins...