News tagged with medical

Older Americans are early winners under health law

The quest for health care has been one obstacle after another for many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession. They're unwanted by employers, rejected by insurers, struggling to cover rising medical costs and ...

Feb 17, 2014
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US drug policy fuels push for legal pot worldwide

In a former colonial mansion in Jamaica, politicians huddle to discuss trying to ease marijuana laws in the land of the late reggae musician and cannabis evangelist Bob Marley. In Morocco, one of the world's ...

Feb 15, 2014
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Can a virtual brain replace lab rats?

Testing the effects of drugs on a simulated brain could lead to breakthrough treatments for neurological disorders such as Parkinson's, Huntington's and Alzheimer's disease.

Feb 14, 2014
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Study pinpoints job role specific carcinogens

A world-first study of occupational carcinogen exposure has revealed that 40 per cent of Australian workers could be exposed to chemicals that may increase their risk of developing cancer.

Feb 12, 2014
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Residents concerned about lack of time with patients

(HealthDay)—Many U.S. medical residents are concerned about reduced face-time with patients and report that engaging patients in their own care is more challenging than anticipated, according to a report ...

Feb 10, 2014
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