- CDC: Water at Marine base linked to birth defects Updated: Dec-06-13 2:29 pm
- Theravance and Glaxo say asthma study succeeded Updated: Dec-06-13 11:19 am
- Maine cancer task force to finalize report Updated: Dec-06-13 5:07 am
- Study: Pharmaceutical research boosts Ala. economy Updated: Dec-05-13 5:34 am
- Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials Updated: Dec-04-13 3:08 pm
- Boston researchers find way to cut medical errors Updated: Dec-04-13 11:41 am
- EnteroMedics rises on Maestro study data Updated: Dec-03-13 11:34 am
- Obama reveals $100 million HIV research initiative Updated: Dec-02-13 5:57 pm
- Pa. researchers publish century of disease data Updated: Nov-28-13 11:55 am
- Heart studies in Miss., Mass. to join forces Updated: Nov-27-13 3:15 pm
- Grants awarded for disease research in Okla. Updated: Nov-27-13 3:24 am
- Echo Therapeutics shares jump on study results Updated: Nov-26-13 3:10 pm
- Whooping cough shot cuts illness, maybe not spread Updated: Nov-25-13 5:39 pm
- IU research opens eyes to children's point of view Updated: Nov-24-13 4:19 pm
- Sanofi, Regeneron drug fares well in study Updated: Nov-22-13 7:38 am
- Seahawks owner Allen to fund brain injury research Updated: Nov-21-13 4:18 pm
- Pa. mayor nixes smoking ban, citing own 'research' Updated: Nov-21-13 1:48 pm
- NY backs biomedical research center in Adirondacks Updated: Nov-21-13 3:05 am
- Study ties nuts to lower cancer, heart death risk Updated: Nov-20-13 6:38 pm
- $4.5 million grant to establish research center Updated: Nov-19-13 11:49 am
- Deal would send cord blood to Missouri Updated: Nov-18-13 1:02 pm
- Beaumont seeks volunteers for treatment study Updated: Nov-18-13 4:06 am
- Boys a bit more likely than girls to be born early Updated: Nov-14-13 7:13 pm
- Sanford donates to UC San Diego stem cell center Updated: Nov-12-13 7:34 pm
- Resistance to malaria drugs has spread in SE Asia Updated: Nov-12-13 5:17 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.
NEW YORK - Theravance and GlaxoSmithKline said Friday that their lung disease drug Breo Ellipta worked as a treatment for asthma in a clinical trial.
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Maine panel that's been studying the causes for Maine's high incidence of cancer is finishing its work.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A new report says clinical drug trials and associated pharmaceutical research have become a major part of Alabama's economy, supporting more than 17,000 jobs.
Appleton Post-Crescent, Nov. 29
BOSTON - Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital say they have devised a new system of shift-to-shift patient handoffs that significantly reduces medical errors.
NEW YORK - Shares of EnteroMedics surged Tuesday after the company reported new clinical trial data for its Maestro system, which is designed to treat obesity by blocking nerves with electrical impulses.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama announced a new initiative at the National Institutes of Health in pursuit of a cure for HIV, saying his administration is redirecting $100 million into the project to find a new generation of therapies.
PITTSBURGH - Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have published more than a century's worth of data on scores of infectious diseases they compiled while putting together computer models and simulations for research.
JACKSON, Mississippi - Heart studies in Massachusetts and Mississippi are teaming up to better understand why people respond differently to treatments for cardiovascular disease.
STILLWATER, Oklahoma - The Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases has awarded grants to four projects for research into respiratory infectious diseases.
PHILADELPHIA - Shares of Echo Therapeutics Inc. surged in trading Tuesday after the small medical technology firm reported positive results for a study of its wireless glucose monitoring system.
ATLANTA - A government study offers a new theory on why the whooping cough vaccine doesn't seem to be working as well as expected.
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - The objects on a table in a psychology lab at Indiana University are a red mound topped with a propeller and a blue stick with a ball at the end.
A potential rheumatoid arthritis treatment from French drugmaker Sanofi and its U.S. development partner Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. fared better than a fake drug at improving disease signs and symptoms in a late-stage study.
SEATTLE - Microsoft co-founder and Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen said Thursday he will pay for a two-year, $2.4 million study into whether repeated blows to the head can lead to dementia.
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pennsylvania - A western Pennsylvania mayor has vetoed a measure to ban outdoor smoking in public places because he believes outdoor smoking is a civil liberty, and that his own "research" suggests the cancer risk from exposure to secondhand smoke outdoors is exaggerated.
ALBANY, New York - New York state will provide up to $35 million to boost efforts in the Adirondacks to develop a world-class biotech research and development operation.
DALLAS - Help yourself to some nuts this holiday season: Regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease - in fact, were less likely to die of any cause - during a 30-year Harvard study.
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - A $4.5 million federal grant will help University of Michigan researchers study how technology may help young adults with disabilities improve their health and become more independent, officials announced Tuesday.
MINNEAPOLIS - The University of Minnesota is finalizing an agreement with a blood bank in Missouri that would give parents the option of donating their baby's umbilical cord blood, a source of lifesaving stem cells.
ROYAL OAK, Michigan - Beaumont Health System is seeking volunteers for a prostate cancer treatment study.
WASHINGTON - Boys are slightly more likely to be born premature than girls, and they tend to fare worse, too, says a new report on the health of the world's newborns.
SAN DIEGO - South Dakota philanthropist T. Denny Sanford has committed $100 million to create a California stem cell clinical center to speed research into new drugs and therapies.
WASHINGTON - International experts raised the alarm Tuesday over the spread of drug-resistant malaria in several Southeast Asian countries, saying it endangers major global gains in fighting the mosquito-borne disease that kills more than 600,000 people annually.