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Phys Ed: How Exercise May Help Keep Our 2019-01-16 16:56:09Irisin, a hormone that is released during exercise, may improve brain health and lessen the damage that occurs during Alzheimer’s disease.

High-Dose Vitamin D No Better Than Low-Dose 2019-01-16 16:47:32There was no difference in changes in bone mineral density or number of fractures in older men and women who took high versus low doses of vitamin D.

Sleeping Less Than 6 Hours a Night Tied 2019-01-16 15:47:52An argument for a good night’s sleep: People who slept less than six hours were at higher risk for hardening of the arteries, a new study found.

Personal Health: A Device That Gives Parents of 2019-01-16 11:04:22The CuddleCot helps preserve the body of a deceased newborn for days, allowing parents to hold them and take pictures.

In a Children’s Theater Program, Drama Over a 2019-01-16 10:52:49The conflict over accommodating a child’s allergy turned into a legal battle that highlights the isolation that people with food allergies often

Sacklers Directed Efforts to Mislead Public About OxyContin, 2019-01-16 09:28:56A filing in a Massachusetts lawsuit contains dozens of internal Purdue Pharma documents suggesting the family was far more involved than the company h

Take a Number: You’re Not Getting Much Taller, 2019-01-15 17:28:00New government data charts some interesting changes in average bodies over recent decades.

Opposed to G.M.O.s? How Much Do You Know 2019-01-15 11:38:54People who are the most extremely opposed to genetically modified organisms tend to know the least about them, a new study found.

The Strange Marketplace for Diabetes Test Strips 2019-01-15 11:03:36It is legal to resell unused test strips for blood glucose, and many patients do, driving an unusual trade online and on the streets.

F.D.A. Says It Will Resume Inspections of Some 2019-01-15 10:52:57Despite the federal shutdown, some agency inspectors are returning to work and will begin performing food safety visits without pay this week, the F.D

The Checkup: Taking the Pain Out of Children’s 2019-01-15 07:28:48Pediatric pain specialists believe that reducing the pain associated with needles can lead to better health care.

Using Sports Psychology for Childbirth 2019-01-15 05:00:01I wanted to face childbirth with an athlete’s strength, confidence and determination. So I turned to sports psychology for advice.

Scientific American: Health

A New Idea about What Triggers Alzheimer's 2019-01-09 12:00:00Changes in brain cells’ DNA may be responsible—and if so, medicines already developed for other diseases might be used to treat it -- Read

How to Train for a Long-Distance Race 2019-01-09 10:00:00Whether it is a full marathon or a 10K, training for a race can have less than desirable consequences if you are not prepared -- Read more on Scientif

Testing for Caffeine Could Help Foil Fake Urine 2019-01-09 08:00:00The absence of substances originating from coffee, chocolate, nicotine and blood in pee could indicate foul play  -- Read more on ScientificAmeri

Inhaled RNA Might Help Heal Cystic Fibrosis 2019-01-08 23:55:00Scientists are working to correct a genetic defect in cystic fibrosis patients by having them inhale RNA. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more

Alzheimer's Attack on the Brain May Vary with 2019-01-08 11:30:00A new study finds African–Americans with dementia have less buildup of certain toxic proteins in their brains than do whites -- Read more on Sci

Better Diagnostics Could Help in the Fight against 2019-01-07 07:00:00So-called molecular tests can be quicker and more accurate than what doctors use now -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

It's Time to Get Arsenic and Other Toxic 2019-01-04 09:00:00It’s time to get arsenic and other heavy metals out of our infants’ diets -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Humans Evolved to Exercise   2019-01-04 08:00:00Unlike our ape cousins, humans require high levels of physical activity to be healthy -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

A Novel Way to Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria 2019-01-04 07:00:00Host-directed therapy can boost a patient’s immune response instead of relying only on antibiotics  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

What Ails a Woman's Heart 2019-01-03 10:00:00The more we look, the more we find sex differences in cardiovascular disease -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Clinical Trials Have the Best Medicine but Do 2019-01-02 09:00:00Most cancer patients never get into lifesaving drug trials because of barriers at community hospitals -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Take Your Pills When Your Genes Are Most 2019-01-01 11:30:00Drugs could be more effective if taken when the genetic proteins they target are most active -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Looming Global Crisis Means People's Diets Must Change: 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Looming Global Crisis Means People's Diets Must Change: ExpertsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/

Anti-Vaxxers a Major Global Health Threat: WHO 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Anti-Vaxxers a Major Global Health Threat: WHOCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Gene-Linked Iron Disorder More Common Than Thought: Study 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Gene-Linked Iron Disorder More Common Than Thought: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12

Third Cat in Wyoming Tests Positive for Bubonic 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Third Cat in Wyoming Tests Positive for Bubonic PlagueCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00

Health Tip: Starting a Healthy Weight Loss Plan 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Starting a Healthy Weight Loss PlanCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your LifeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Eat Less, Enjoy More 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Eat Less, Enjoy MoreCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

When to Treat Varicose Veins 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: When to Treat Varicose VeinsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

1 in 4 Antibiotic Prescriptions Isn't Needed: Study 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: 1 in 4 Antibiotic Prescriptions Isn't Needed: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:0

Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide Risk 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

More Americans Mixing Opioids With Sedatives 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: More Americans Mixing Opioids With SedativesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old AgeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

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Anti-vaxxers among top 'threats to global health,' WHO 2019-01-16 21:33:47Anti-vaxxers, or those who oppose vaccines, were deemed a top "threat to global health" in 2019 by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Baby born 3 years ago has gone home 2019-01-16 21:02:05Zariah Donovan was born with low expectations for survival. Never tell her the odds.

Michigan women’s prison to treat 2,000 inmates for 2019-01-16 17:11:51The Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility near Ypsilanti, Michigan, said this week it plans to treat its 2,000 inmates for scabies, accordi

Colorado reports state’s first pediatric flu death of 2019-01-16 14:03:06Health officials in Colorado reported the state’s first pediatric flu death of the season, and said the highest rate of hospitalizations due to

Smoking pot just once may increase teen brain 2019-01-16 13:30:15Smoking pot just once might be linked to changes in young brains, a new study suggests.

Newlywed unable to walk months after honeymoon food 2019-01-16 11:38:19A newlywed bride in the U.K. claims she and her new husband were just three days into their dream week-long Egyptian honeymoon when they began su

Student who lost leg to infection after alleged 2019-01-16 11:04:53A Nevada college student who lost her leg to an infection after she was allegedly shoved in front of a train during an attempted robbery in Costa Rica

Mom claims birth control pill left her with 2019-01-16 09:54:43A mother in the U.K. claims doctors don’t expect her liver to fully recover until the end of the year after the daily contraceptive she was taki

'Thank you, Jesus': Nursing students save man's life 2019-01-16 08:56:34A nursing student walked into her gym at just the right time Friday morning after a 67-year-old man had collapsed and wasn't breathing.

Porn addiction: Why Americans are in more danger 2019-01-16 08:37:40Mere decades ago, saying porn in public might have resulted in sideways glances and quieted conversations.

North Carolina boy battling cancer reunited with dog 2019-01-15 17:30:08An 8-year-old North Carolina boy who received a devastating and unexpected diagnosis of glioblastoma while visiting family in Utah over the holidays h

Erectile dysfunction drug overdose caused man's 'debilitating' vision 2019-01-15 16:00:17A man who reportedly drank an entire 30-milliliter bottle liquid sildenafil, which is used to treat erectile dysfunction, experienced vision issues th

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Smoking speeds up aging, study shows 2019-01-16 15:57:09 Smoking has always been tied to negative health outcomes, but new research zeros in on exactly what harm it causes.

Schizophrenia may be linked to a genetic mutation 2019-01-16 14:52:45 Schizophrenia may come from a structural abnormality caused by a genetic mutation in the brain during childhood, a study says.

Legionnaires' disease lingers in shower, other home water 2019-01-16 13:01:10 If you take a shower, you risk contracting a deadly disease, according to a recent study.

Study: Cellular frenzy strengthens the body's immune system, 2019-01-16 12:55:29 A frenzy in bodily regulation can actually strengthen a person's immune system, which may help in fighting cancer and diabetes, new research suggest

Real-time flu models accurate at forecasting spread, report 2019-01-16 10:22:51 Several real-time infectious disease forecasting models have shown promise in accurately predicting the flu, according to new reports.

Heart healthy diet reduces diabetes risk, study says 2019-01-16 09:34:45 A heart healthy diet may not only help with cardiovascular health, researchers say it could also stave off the risk of diabetes.

Few medical facilities offer opioid treatment medication, study 2019-01-15 16:21:31 Few medical facilities around the U.S. offer proper medication to treat opioid use disorder, even as the country continues to grapple with a growing

More doctors, white people in region linked to 2019-01-15 15:40:42 A person's race and location play a big role in whether they will survive skin cancer, a new study suggests.

Fecal transplant effective against ulcerative colitis, study says 2019-01-15 15:00:19 Fecal microbiota transplantation has shown success in treating patients with ulcerative colitis, researchers report.

Self-administered birth control gives women long-acting option 2019-01-15 13:18:29 Women could soon have a long-acting contraception option for birth control they can apply to themselves, study says.

New stem cell treatment may slow MS progression 2019-01-15 11:02:24 Researchers have developed a new stem cell therapy to slow down the progression of multiple sclerosis, a study says.

Exercise cuts mortality risk for people with type 2019-01-15 09:39:50 People with type 2 diabetes should stay active to maintain good health, decrease mortality and increase overall health, a new study says.

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