Robotic arm bolsters strength PHILADELPHIA — Need a hand lifting something? A robotic device invented by University of Pennsylvania engineering students can help its wearer carry an additional 40 pounds. Titan Arm looks and sou...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 | 13 |
by KATHY MATHESON Associated PressAssociated Press
Physicians using new ways to treat insomnia She lacked energy, had trouble focusing on the task at hand, and often felt down or depressed. And no wonder: Dana Albright had been struggling with insomnia for more than a decade. The Philadelphi...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 | 14 |
By Nara Schoenberg McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Twins not always ‘twice as nice’ BOSTON — In the five years since the “Octomom” case, big multiple births have gone way down but the twin rate has barely budged. Now fertility doctors are pushing a new goal: One. A growing number ...
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 | 31 |
By MARILYNN MARCHIONE Associated PressAssociated Press
Pleasing even the finicky NEW YORK — Three different types of stuffing will be offered on Stacy Fox’s table this Thanksgiving: traditional, gluten-free and vegan. There will be steak for people who don’t like turkey. No egg...
Nov 27, 2013 | 0 | 48 |
By CANDICE CHOI Associated PressAssociated Press
Drugmaker warns against morning-after pill PARIS — A French contraceptive maker said Tuesday its morning-after pill doesn’t work when taken by women who weigh more than 176 pounds and plans to change its labels to warn patients. The decisio...
Nov 27, 2013 | 0 | 47 |
By GREG KELLER and MARIA CHENG Associated PressAssociated Press
Upper GI treatment has unexpected weight effect Could a procedure alter hunger and cure obesity? Maybe, study says A medical procedure that treats bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal tract has an unexpected — and, for some patients, quite wel...
Nov 25, 2013 | 0 | 49 |
By Melissa Healy McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Wrong kind of attention No significant decline in students’ overall tobacco use is worrisome enough for health officials yet a new host of concerns emerge as the usage of unregulated flavored products and non-traditional ...
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