Daily Archives : November 27, 2014


Women Blame Essure for Severe Complications

It’s touted as a non-surgical way to prevent pregnancy, but investigators uncover nearly a thousand complaints nationwide about a relatively new method of birth control. It’s called Essure. Many women who have gone through the procedure claim it’s been the…

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Only 30% of HIV Patients Have the Virus Under Control

The number of Americans living with HIV who have the virus under control has plummeted to just 3 in 10, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   According to the CDC, as many as 50,000 Americans become…

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Overactive Bladder

Doctors says adult diapers are not the only option.     It’s the subject of TV commercials for incontinence products. Now, local doctors are urging people to seek real treatment solutions, beyond adult diapers, to greatly improve their quality of…

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New Genetic Diagnosis Study

A panel of doctors has approved a plan for a clinical study involving a special method that checks all 23 pairs of human chromosomes to find genetic defects in fertilized eggs.

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Cloud Tools for New Drug Development

Moderna Therapeutics has created a new in vivo medicine using messenger RNA (mRNA) to teach human cells to create proteins that target diseased tissue Moderna Therapeutics is a biotech company working to create new medicines through its revolutionary messenger RNA…

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Experimental Ebola Vaccine Appears Safe

The vaccine is designed to spur the immune system’s production of anti-Ebola antibodies, and people developed them within four weeks of getting the shots at the National Institutes of Health.   Scientists are racing to develop ways to prevent or…

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Many Dementia Patients Were Never Screened

Early screening can help people with dementia receive the care they need and allow families to plan ahead.     Many people who experience mild cognitive impairment do not progress to dementia, and many even return to normal.

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