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Scientists find possible mood disorder ‘dimmer switch’

Scientists find possible mood disorder ‘dimmer switch’

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a control mechanism for an area of the brain that processes sensory and emotive information that humans experience as “disappointment.”
Published: 09/25/14
Chemically altered vancomycin attacks resistant bacteria

Chemically altered vancomycin attacks resistant bacteria

With President Barack Obama issuing an executive order last week intended to encourage the development of weapons for the war against bacterial resistance, researchers at The Scripps Institute have announced a possible contribution to the effort.
Published: 09/25/14
Tampa General employee fired for accessing patient information

Tampa General employee fired for accessing patient information

Tampa General Hospital said Friday it terminated an employee who improperly accessed the personal information of about 675 patients.
Published: 09/12/14
UF study: stress test little value in people without cardiac symptoms

UF study: stress test little value in people without cardiac symptoms

Putting people without heart disease symptoms through cardiac stress testing has little if any value when it comes to health, a newly published study from the University of Florida suggests.
Published: 09/11/14

Study: ‘Minimal’ young adult emergency visit decline under ACA

A new study shows a nearly 2 percent drop in emergency department visits by young adults since they were allowed to stay on their parents’ health plans under the Affordable Care Act.
Published: 09/11/14

Study: Ebola in U.S. “likely” but can be controlled

Cases of Ebola hemorrhagic fever likely will spread from the deadly viral disease's epidemic epicenter in western Africa to the United States, but the nation's health care system should be able to manage and contain any domestic outbreak. ...
Published: 09/09/14
Transfusions reduce recurrent strokes in sickle cell children

Transfusions reduce recurrent strokes in sickle cell children

Researchers at the Washington University say they have identified a way of reducing the risk of recurrent strokes in young people with sickle cell anemia. As a result, they are urging clinicians to look for evidence of these often silent cerebrovascu...
Published: 09/05/14
FDA: Gluten-free food ingredient can cause allergic response

FDA: Gluten-free food ingredient can cause allergic response

MANHATTAN, Kansas — A popular new ingredient in gluten-free products could be causing an allergic reaction, according to a Kansas State University food safety specialist.
Published: 09/05/14

JPMorgan Chase will write fewer FHA mortgages

JPMorgan Chase, the country’s second largest mortgage lender, caught attention in financial circles in July when its CEO said the bank may scale back the number of FHA loans it produces.
Published: 09/05/14

SBA to continue webinars on Obamacare basics

The Small Business Administration will continue to present free Affordable Care Act 101 webinars this fall so small business owners can learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and how they can enroll in health insurance marketplaces.
Published: 09/05/14

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