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Scientists Find How Obesity Gene Works, A Clue To Treatment

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise. 590 more words


Boston Hospital fires Physician for Discussing ‘Gay’ Medical Dangers!

By Dr. Rich Swier

On March 30, a major Harvard-affiliated hospital in Boston, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), expelled a well-respected urologist from its medical staff because he voiced concerns about the unhealthy nature of homosexual behavior and objected to the hospital’s aggressive promotion of “gay pride” activities. 1,149 more words


Person Injured In Allston Stabbing

ALLSTON (CBS) — At least one person was seriously injured in a stabbing on an Allston street on Saturday night.

Boston police were called to Linden Street at Cambridge Street about 8:40 p.m. 94 more words


How close is too close? Serious injury to Fenway fan by flying bat has some thinking safety

By Howard Ulman

BOSTON — Erik Barnard sat with his 3-year-old son along Fenway Park’s third-base line, a few sections from where a woman was seriously injured when a broken bat flew into the stands two days earlier. 936 more words


Data Shows Waiting To Cut Umbilical Cord Could Benefit Babies

BOSTON (CBS) – The umbilical cord connects a baby to its placenta, which is rich in blood and nutrients. In most cases, the cord is cut within seconds of delivery, but new data suggests that some babies might do better if that connection to the placenta isn’t severed quite so fast. 319 more words


El monóxido de carbono podría ser una herramienta para tratar el derrame cerebral

Un nuevo estudio dirigido por investigadores del Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), en Boston, Estados Unidos, sugiere que administrado en cantidades pequeñas, cuidadosamente controladas, el monóxido de carbono podría realmente proteger al cerebro del daño después de la hemorragia subaracnoidea, un derrame devastador que provoca sangrado cerebral. 152 more words

Placebome: Where genetics meets placebo

Placebo in research studies refers to a control group of patients, who are given a placebo in the form of a non-pharmaceutical substance but is said that the drug is real. 389 more words