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8/20/2014
Blood Transfusions May Cut Risk of 'Silent' Stroke in Kids With Sickle Cell
Study found children who got monthly infusions were less likely to suffer another attack
8/20/2014
Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study
Most were satisfied with their decision, researchers noted
8/20/2014
High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck, Study Finds
Rate of cell growth may be a key to diagnosis and treatment, an expert says
8/20/2014
Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women
Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese
8/20/2014
Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells
Decline of these neurons occurs with aging, Alzheimer's, researchers say
8/20/2014
Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids
Cause seems related to inflammation of the arteries, researchers say
8/20/2014
Pigs' Hearts Beat for a Year in Baboons' Abdomens
Studies may one day lead to use of animal organs for human transplantation
8/20/2014
Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys
Finding could be big gain against deadly pathogens like Ebola, Marburg, researchers say
8/20/2014
Botox Tested on Stomach Cancer in Mice
Preliminary research suggests the wrinkle treatment might silence critical nerves that support tumors
8/20/2014
Seals, Sea Lions Helped Global Spread of TB, Study Finds
Research on origins of tuberculosis may shed light on how other viruses are transmitted between species
8/20/2014
Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Raise Risk of Falls, Study Says
Findings counter common beliefs about intensive treatment
8/20/2014
White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report
Finding points up need for better access to reproductive health care for all women, researcher says
8/20/2014
Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC
4 million fewer births attributed to less sex, more contraception, but U.S. rate still higher than comparable nations
8/20/2014
Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home
Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study
8/20/2014
Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some
People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests
8/19/2014
Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report
Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path
8/19/2014
Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some
People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests
8/19/2014
All Pregnant Women Need Flu Shot: Ob/Gyn Group
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says vaccination helps mother and baby
8/19/2014
'Bubble Boy' Disease May Be More Common Than Thought
Screening infants for SCID saves lives, researchers report
8/19/2014
Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit
New study finds that follow-up monitoring and care is crucial