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New York expected to become next medical marijuana state

New York - New York could legalize medical marijuana as soon as this week after a proposal to that effect passed the state legislature on Friday.
In the Media by Nathan Salant

Autism-Hormone link found

Some boys with autism were exposed to elevated levels of testosterone, cortisol, and other hormones while their mothers were pregnant, according to a new report.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Men may feel more pain than women after major operations

A German study of over 10,000 people shows that several factors contribute to men possibly feeling more physical pain after a major operation than women might.
In the Media by William Suphan - 1 comment

Senator highlights cost of colon cancer in the U.S. Special

Washington - While Medicare allows for free preventive screenings for colon cancer, seniors are hit with unexpected bills if doctors take preventive action like removing a polyp, according to U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH).
Digital Journal Report by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Senior citizen medical marijuana patient to lobby U.S. Congress

Ahead of his May 12th trial, federal medical marijuana defendant Larry Harvey, 70, goes to Washington, D.C. to lobby the United States Congress in order to stop funding federal prosecutions like his.
In the Media by Jeannie Stokowski-Bisanti

Op-Ed: Doctors discourage others from joining the profession

According to The Daily Beast, nine out of 10 doctors discourage others from joining the profession, and 300 physicians commit suicide every year. A few years ago, physicians were named as having the second-most suicidal occupation.
In the Media by Jeannie Stokowski-Bisanti

Antibiotic ‘smart bomb’ hits out at pathogens

Microbiologists have developed an antibiotic "smart bomb" that can identify specific strains of bacteria and sever their DNA, eliminating the infection. This could help to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Op-Ed: U.S. doctor warns medical marijuana is harmful and addictive

Medical marijuana is constantly in news and more positive views about its “harmless” nature seem to be attempting to win public opinion. But is it really safe? One experienced doctor rejects all safety claims of medical cannabis.
In the Media by Ernest Dempsey - 37 comments

Op-Ed: Is the real Obama deceptive, out of touch, or just incompetent?

Washington - The show “To Tell the Truth” first aired in 1956 on CBS, five years before the birth of President Obama. The show was originally titled “Nothing but the Truth,” but CBS chose to change it to “To Tell the Truth” the night before its debut.
In the Media by W. Mark Dendy - 31 comments

New kidney transplant safety test

A simple test that can reveal whether a kidney transplant recipient is at imminent risk of organ rejection has been developed. The test checks urine levels of an immune protein.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Dr. Gupta's sudden change of heart on medical marijuana

The chief medical correspondent for CNN, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, reversed his long-standing opposition to medical marijuana on Thursday.
In the Media by Amanda Byas - 1 comment

New ‘smoking’ tool helps with cancer surgery

A new tool has been developed which can inform surgeons within seconds whether they are slicing through cancerous or healthy tissue. This can happen through detecting traces of smoke produced from cells.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Three person IVF being considered

The U.K. has moved a step closer to becoming the first country to approve a new type of in vitro fertilization (IVF) that creates babies with DNA from three parents
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

U.K. cautious about spending more to tackle global malaria

A number of world governments have announced an increase funding globally for the fight against malaria. However, the U.K. is more cautious, arguing that countries in receipt of aid need to reform before more money is given.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

New method for growing liver cells

A new way of successfully growing liver cells outside the body has been developed by scientists. The technique could offer an alternative to conventional liver transplants.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Big Pharma pays record money to medical doctors

Spending by major pharmaceutical companies to U.S. doctors exceeded $1 billion in 2012, according to some newly released figures.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 7 comments

Emergency care in the U.K. requires an 'urgent overhaul'

London - The College of Emergency Medicines has urged the U.K. government to urgently reform the accident and emergency services. The services are said to be facing potentially critical pressures.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 4 comments

Medical report raises concerns over U.K. child welfare

London - A report issued by the British Medical Association (BMA) has raised that the U.K.'s child welfare standards are below-par.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

William Shatner highlights medical breakthroughs

William Shatner, the original Captain Kirk, describes how NASA spinoff technology has turned science fiction into science fact via specially recorded video.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 5 comments

Toddler gets synthetic windpipe

Peoria - A two year-old girl, born without a windpipe, has successfully received a bioengineered replacement made with her own stem cells.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Smartphone app can test urine samples

A new smartphone app that can use the in-built smartphone camera to analyze urine, and then to check for a range of medical conditions, has been launched.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 4 comments

Organ Donations Critically Needed Especially For Little Riley Special

Somerdale - A four-year-old boy named Riley O’Brien needs a heart and two lungs transplanted as soon as possible. In fact, he’s needed the transplant for his entire life, starting before he was even born.
Digital Journal Report by Anna Timone

High success rate for fecal transplant

Scientists have shown that fecal transplant, transferring the stool of a healthy person into the gut of someone with an antibiotic resistant microbe infection, has a high success rate.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Czech parliament lower house approves medical marijuana

Prague - The lower house of the Czech Republic parliament has approved legislation to make use of marijuana for medical purposes legal in that country.
In the Media by Anne Sewell

Drugs company ordered to pay patient $5 million

The ‘big pharma’ company Wyeth and Pharmacia & Upjohn have been ordered by a judge to pay a woman over $5 million after she developed breast cancer after using a hormone drug.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Scientists develop new method to spot infections

Scientists have developed a new way to examine for and to study infectious agents in the human body using tiny silicon tubes.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Special needles developed to deliver drugs through the eye

A new development has been made for delivering drugs into the eyes. The new process uses tiny ‘microneedles’ to inject drugs into the eyeball.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Emergency birth changes seven lives in Imbler, Oregon

Imbler - The birth of a baby can change the life of a parent forever, but in Imbler, Oregon, the birth of a baby not only changed the life of his parents, but the lives of five other people as well.
In the Media by Scott Ungerecht - 2 comments

Kath Lingenfelter on the writing life and her years on House Special

Kath Lingenfelter learned much from her two years writing for the hit medical drama. Now that the series has ended, it's time to move on.
Digital Journal Report by Mindy Peterman - 2 comments

Medical center of excellence to open in the UK

London - A new medical research institute, complete with community center, is to open in London close to the Eurostar terminal. Called the Francis Crick Institute, institute will be the largest center for research and development on biomedical sciences in Europe.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment
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