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2/26/2015
Could a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food?
Study suggests it might, raising the risk for potential weight gain
2/26/2015
Rise in Use of Animals for Research
Study says 73 percent increase due to using more mice, and fewer cats and dogs
2/26/2015
ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death
Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say
2/26/2015
U.S. Pedestrian Death Rate Leveling Off, But Still Too High
Governors' safety group reports more than 2,100 killed in early 2014
2/26/2015
Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating
Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes
2/26/2015
More Cases of High Blood Pressure in Less Affluent States
The unemployed seemed to be at especially high risk, CDC researchers found
2/26/2015
Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds
But just having cancer-linked DNA doesn't mean the disease will develop, study authors stressed
2/26/2015
Transgender Hormone Therapy Doesn't Seem to Pose Major Risks
Researchers say findings should ease concerns as no increase seen in cancers or deaths
2/26/2015
Fewer Americans Burdened by Medical Bills: Study
Health reform, recovering economy may be easing families' financial problems, experts say
2/26/2015
Get Checked for Diabetes While Getting Your Teeth Cleaned?
Study found testing blood from mouth was as accurate as finger prick at diagnosing condition
2/26/2015
Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices
Men also drove up overall number of cosmetic procedures, doctors say
2/26/2015
U.S. Ebola Survivor Dr. Craig Spencer Gives His Side of the Story
Former volunteer in fight against West African outbreak felt vilified by media, politicians
2/26/2015
Poor Response to Statins May Mean Clogged Arteries
About 1 in 5 patients taking cholesterol-lowering drugs doesn't benefit, researchers find
2/26/2015
Could Coffee Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis?
Studies link several cups daily with reduced odds for the disease
2/26/2015
Epilepsy Surgery Gets High Marks From Patients in Survey
92 percent said it was worthwhile, with fewer seizures and higher quality-of-life
2/26/2015
Seasonal Flu Vaccine Even Less Effective Than Thought: CDC
And nasal version appears to provide no protection at all for young children
2/25/2015
Risk of Violent Crime Rises With Depression, Study Finds
But doctors may be more likely to focus on self-harm, suicide
2/25/2015
Obamacare Won't Swamp Doctors, Study Contends
Commonwealth Fund foresees only modest increases in use of services
2/25/2015
Three Amputees Regain Function With 'Bionic' Hands
Devices work by sensors that get signals from patients' own muscles, scientists say
2/25/2015
Early Hospital Release May Hurt Broken-Hip Patients
Survival odds improve with longer stay, study finds