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Medical Research

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  • #Just10BucksToEAT: Local Moms Raise Money For Food Allergy Research

    #Just10BucksToEAT: Local Moms Raise Money For Food Allergy Research
    May is Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month and statistics are staggering: 1 in 12 children has a food allergy. So, Kim Hall and Elise Bates, Connecticut moms of children with life-threatening food allergies, just launched a new organization called EAT -...
  • Food Allergy Experts Clarify Recent LEAP Study

    Food Allergy Experts Clarify Recent LEAP Study
    The recent release of the Learning Early About Peanut (LEAP) study, conducted by researchers in the UK, has caused much talk and media coverage.  But, some experts are worried that the public is making incorrect assumptions about the results which could...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer

    For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease? Thirteen-year-old Hayden...
  • Dr. Risa B. Mann

    Dr. Risa B. Mann
    Dr. Risa B. Mann, professor emeritus of pathology and oncology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where she also headed the residency-training program for the Department of Pathology for 20 years, died June 26 at her Chevy Chase home of nonsmoking...
  • Worried about death? There are things you can do

    The thought of dying is scary, but understanding your risk factors can help you take actions to reduce threats to your health. A new on-line questionnaire (www.ubble.co.uk/risk-calculator) can predict your risk of dying in the next five years. People who...
  • Student sues Fordham over demand for mental health records

    A graduate student has sued Fordham University, seeking $5 million in damages and saying the college violated her civil rights by demanding her entire record of mental health treatment as a condition for returning. The federal lawsuit by Emily Pierce...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Greek poll shows 2 sides neck and neck before crucial Sunday referendum The brief but intense campaign in Greece's critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens supporting "yes" and "no" answers to a murky question in...