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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. Enzyme discovery provides new horizon of therapeutic opportunities across disease spectrumFri, 19 Jan 2018 22:15:49 -0500
    Doctors have long treated heart attacks, improved asthma symptoms, and cured impotence by increasing levels of a single molecule in the body: nitric oxide. More...
  2. New smartphone app successfully enables remote monitoring of surgical woundsFri, 19 Jan 2018 22:10:32 -0500
    A new smartphone app called WoundCare is successfully enabling patients to remotely send images of their surgical wounds for monitoring by nurses. More...
  3. CBT is cost-effective treatment in primary care setting, Kaiser Permanente study findsFri, 19 Jan 2018 22:00:09 -0500
    Cognitive behavioral therapy delivered in a primary care setting is a cost-effective way to treat adolescents with depression who decline or quickly stop using antidepressants, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Pediatrics. More...
  4. UCLA researchers describe herpes virus structure associated with Kaposi's sarcomaFri, 19 Jan 2018 21:55:55 -0500
    UCLA researchers have provided the first description of the structure of the herpes virus associated with Kaposi's sarcoma, a type of cancer. More...
  5. DNA study sheds light on longstanding puzzle of cell divisionFri, 19 Jan 2018 21:51:00 -0500
    Scientists have solved a longstanding puzzle of how cells are able to tightly package DNA to enable healthy cell division. More...
  6. Scientists find how potential new eczema treatment could also alleviate asthmaFri, 19 Jan 2018 21:46:09 -0500
    Scientists from VIB-UGent have discovered insights for a possible new therapy for eczema that also reduces the severity of asthma More...
  7. Older hospitalized patients less likely to be tested for influenzaFri, 19 Jan 2018 21:41:27 -0500
    This year's flu season is shaping up to be an especially serious one, and it's important for clinicians to promptly recognize, diagnosis, and treat influenza in hospitalized patients, especially in vulnerable populations such as older individuals. More...
  8. Study provides more evidence for link between increased cancer risk and advanced gum diseaseFri, 19 Jan 2018 13:23:41 -0500
    Data collected during a long-term health study provides additional evidence for a link between increased risk of cancer in individuals with advanced gum disease, according to a new collaborative study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and Tufts University School of Medicine and Cancer Center. More...
  9. Study reveals key mechanism of how cancer metastasis happensFri, 19 Jan 2018 13:16:56 -0500
    Cancer metastasis, the migration of cells from a primary tumor to form distant tumors in the body, can be triggered by a chronic leakage of DNA within tumor cells, according to a team led by Weill Cornell Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center researchers. More...
  10. Flu may pass to others through exhaled breath, study showsFri, 19 Jan 2018 13:10:03 -0500
    It is easier to spread the influenza virus (flu) than previously thought, according to a new University of Maryland-led study released today. More...
Women's Health
  1. Flu May Be Spread By Just Breathing Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:15:12 EST
    But the new study finds coughs and sneezes may not be necessary to saturate the air with flu virus. More...
  2. 'Hot' Yoga Is No Better for Your Heart: Study Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:15:09 EST
    The researchers noted that Bikram yoga has a global following, and entails running through a sequence of 26 standard yoga poses in 105-degree heat. More...
  3. Ex-NFL Pros Push for End to Kids' Tackle Football Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:15:07 EST
    The group is instead endorsing a program called "Flag Football Under 14," launched by the Concussion Legacy Foundation. The program aims to educate parents and young players about chronic traumatic encephalopathy. More...
  4. Michael Phelps Opens Up About Depression Fight Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:37:00 EST
    The athlete said he wants to tell people about his battle with depression in the hope that it will encourage others with the disorder to seek help, CBS News reported. More...
  5. 1 in 4 U.S. Stillbirths Might Be Prevented Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:15:07 EST
    A stillbirth is the death of a fetus after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Worldwide, most stillbirths occur in low- and middle-income countries. But the United States has higher rates of stillbirth than many other high-income countries, the researchers said. More...
  6. For Supersized Cities, the More Trees the Better Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:15:06 EST
    Trees cover an average of 20 percent of the area in the 10 mega-cities in the study and provide about $500 million a year in benefits such as saving energy and reducing pollution, according to the researchers. More...
  7. Tide Pod 'Challenge:' Web Fad Brings Big Dangers Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:15:19 EST
    There have been 39 reported cases of teens intentionally ingesting laundry pods during the first 15 days of 2018, poison control center statistics show. More...
  8. Concussion Not Needed to Trigger CTE in Brain Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:15:10 EST
    The findings could lead to early detection and improved treatment and prevention of CTE, the researchers suggest. More...
  9. 'One-Stop' Blood Test for Cancer Shows Early Promise Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:15:08 EST
    The blood test is dubbed CancerSEEK. It was able to catch cancer cases anywhere from 33 percent to 98 percent of the time, depending on the type. More...
  10. Scientists Seek a Better Flu Vaccine Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:15:06 EST
    Although further work is needed, the scientists hope their approach will lead to an effective at-home vaccine. More...
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