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  1. The Julia Report from Consumer News website on Acai berriesFri, 12 Aug 2011 16:43:19 EST
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  2. Rittman News: 11 Celebrities With Crohn's DiseaseMon, 01 Aug 2011 16:46:53 EST
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  3. Berries for health Wed, 27 Jul 2011 19:01:04 EST
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  4. Charity: Alzheimer's Society spreads Singing For The BrainSun, 24 Jul 2011 10:33:50 EST
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  5. Chavez returns to Venezuela from Cuba after chemoSun, 24 Jul 2011 10:31:54 EST
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Men's Health
  1. Specially tailored, ultrafast light pulses can trigger neurons to fire in different patternsFri, 17 Nov 2017 23:01:00 -0500
    Specially tailored, ultrafast pulses of light can trigger neurons to fire and could one day help patients with light-sensitive circadian or mood problems, according to a new study in mice at the University of Illinois. More...
  2. Decrease in sunshine linked to rising incidence of RicketsFri, 17 Nov 2017 22:56:58 -0500
    A University of Toronto student and professor have teamed up to discover that Britain's increasing cloudiness during the summer could be an important reason for the mysterious increase in Rickets among British children over the past few decades. More...
  3. Harnessing social media big data to fight against prescription drug crisisFri, 17 Nov 2017 22:27:23 -0500
    Researchers at Dartmouth, Stanford University, and IBM Research, conducted a critical review of existing literature to determine whether social media big data can be used to understand communication and behavioral patterns related to prescription drug abuse. More...
  4. Researchers find way to switch tumor cells between 2D and 3D morphologyFri, 17 Nov 2017 22:20:05 -0500
    Paving the way for testing experimental drugs in more realistic environments, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have discovered how to make tiny colonies of cells grow in useful new ways inside petri dishes. More...
  5. Leaf-eating ability of beetle largely due to bacteria inside the insectFri, 17 Nov 2017 22:09:59 -0500
    A leaf-eating beetle has evolved a symbiotic relationship with bacteria that allows the insect to break down pectin -- part of a plant's cell wall that is indigestible to most animals. More...
  6. Researchers receive 1.3 million to develop sight-saving imaging technologyFri, 17 Nov 2017 21:48:30 -0500
    Staff at the University of Liverpool's Department of Eye & Vision Science have been awarded 1.3 million by the National Institute for Health Research's Intervention for Innovation (i4i) program to develop a state-of-the-art Ultra-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography system. More...
  7. Russian researcher determined range of reference values for boron in the human bodyFri, 17 Nov 2017 21:32:53 -0500
    Researcher from the RUDN University (Russia), together with his colleagues from Croatia, determined the range of reference values for boron in the tissues of human body. More...
  8. Negative school experiences can have adverse long term effects on pupils with autismFri, 17 Nov 2017 21:28:41 -0500
    Negative school experiences can have harmful long term effects on pupils with Autism Spectrum Conditions, a new study in the journal Autism reports. More...
  9. Researchers uncover mechanism that contributes to patterns of degeneration in ADFri, 17 Nov 2017 21:23:49 -0500
    Alzheimer's disease (AD) is known to cause memory loss and cognitive decline, but other functions of the brain can remain intact. More...
  10. Health giant Sutter destroys evidence in crucial antitrust case over high pricesFri, 17 Nov 2017 21:21:24 -0500
    Sutter Health intentionally destroyed 192 boxes of documents that employers and labor unions were seeking in a lawsuit that accuses the giant Northern California health system of abusing its market power and charging inflated prices, according to a state judge. More...
Women's Health
  1. Rev. Jesse Jackson: 'I Have Parkinson's' Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:30:18 EST
    The civil rights leader was diagnosed in 2015. More...
  2. Recall: Store Brands of Frozen Sweet Corn Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:50:55 EST
    The whole kernel corn was sold at GIANT, Martin's and the Stop & Shop Co. stores. More...
  3. Advocates Call For Maternal Mortality Solutions Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:20:41 EST
    A group of advocates and doctors told congressional staff that more should be done to prevent women from dying during and after childbirth. More...
  4. Can Girls Help Boost Boys' Reading Scores? Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:16:38 EST
    The study found that young men got better reading marks in school when they were outnumbered by young women in the classroom. More...
  5. Adopting a Dog Could Lengthen Your Life Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:15:12 EST
    The researchers reported that dog owners who lived alone were 11 percent less likely to die of heart disease and a third less likely to die from any cause, compared with those who lived alone and didn't have a dog. More...
  6. Office Workers Don't Like Being Chained to Desks Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:15:08 EST
    People with desk jobs want to move more, a new study suggests. More...
  7. Calm Parents Help Calm Kids With ADHD Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:15:10 EST
    As challenging as it can be to raise a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research offers biological evidence that calm, positive parenting may help these kids master their own emotions and behaviors. More...
  8. Spare the Rod, Spur Better Behavior? Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:15:08 EST
    Researchers analyzed data from more than 12,000 children in the United States and found that those who had been spanked by their parents at age 5 had more behavior problems at ages 6 and 8 than those who had never been spanked. More...
  9. Groups Help Children Grieve After A Parent Dies Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:35:04 EST
    A growing number of groups are offering support to children and young adults after a parent dies. More...
  10. CDC Wants America to Eat Its Fruits & Veggies Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:15:06 EST
    Just 9 percent of adults eat enough vegetables and only 12 percent get the recommended amount of fruit daily More...
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