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4/15/2014
Brain Scans Might Spot Potential for Recovery From Coma
Right now misdiagnosis is common, so a better technology is needed, experts say
4/15/2014
Study Links Casual Marijuana Use to Changes in Brain
The brain regions are tied to motivation, emotion and reward, researchers say
4/15/2014
Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study
More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say
4/15/2014
Family Dog Can Help Kids With Autism
The bond between child and pet can also be a 'bridge' to interaction with others, study suggests
4/15/2014
Obesity Linked to Increased Odds of Losing Baby, Study Finds
Weight counseling should start before pregnancy, expert says
4/15/2014
Certain Thyroid-Related Diseases May Vary by Race
Study looked at Graves', Hashimoto's thyroiditis among U.S. military personnel
4/15/2014
Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health
Osteoporosis rates rose among people with breathing disorder, study found
4/15/2014
Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden
Study suggests severely overweight people are slowed down by low 'sunshine vitamin' levels
4/15/2014
FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug
Tanzeum is injected once a week and appears to help control blood sugar levels, agency says
4/15/2014
Drowning Deaths Down Overall, But Still a Problem: Report
Rates increased for adults 45 to 84; kids 4 and under and adults 85 and older at highest risk
4/15/2014
Easter Lilies Toxic for Cats, FDA Warns
Nibbling a few leaves, licking pollen off fur can cause kidney failure, veterinarian warns
4/15/2014
Mother's Pregnancy Weight Gain May Influence Child's Obesity Risk
Study found that either too few or too many added pounds upped child's odds for being overweight
4/15/2014
Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return
Study found DNA-based screen was more than 90 percent accurate in predicting recurrence
4/15/2014
Younger Adults Hit Hardest This Flu Season
Although H1N1 strain predominates, previous exposure prevented pandemic
4/15/2014
Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths
Deaths from stroke also fell in the 8-year study from England
4/15/2014
Gene Variant May Double Alzheimer's Risk for Women: Study
Effect wasn't nearly as pronounced among men, researchers say
4/14/2014
Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths
Deaths from stroke also fell in the 8-year study from England
4/14/2014
Gene Variant May Double Alzheimer's Risk for Women: Study
Effect wasn't nearly as pronounced among men, researchers say
4/14/2014
Nearly 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes: Study
Researchers found a nationwide rise of the disease since late 1980s, and a parallel rise in obesity
4/14/2014
Clues to Type 2 Diabetes Discovered on Mount Everest
Study found low oxygen levels in healthy people at high altitudes led to increase in signs of insulin resistance