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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. Surprising discovery about BH4 may rekindle interest in once-promising pathwayMon, 19 Nov 2018 00:20:59 -0500
    In 2013, renowned Boston Children's Hospital pain researcher Clifford Woolf, MB, BCh, PhD, and chemist Kai Johnsson, PhD, his fellow co-founder at Quartet Medicine, believed they held the key to non-narcotic pain relief. More...
  2. New method studies how newborn baby's brain responds to being touched on faceMon, 19 Nov 2018 00:10:24 -0500
    A newborn baby's brain responds to being touched on the face, according to new research co-led by UCL. More...
  3. Researchers report key factors to advance research in family medicineMon, 19 Nov 2018 00:02:27 -0500
    Research is an important component of academic medicine, but many family medicine departments have struggled with barriers ranging from departmental culture to the lack of resources needed to advance the field. More...
  4. Harvard researchers use echidna forelimb model to shed light on mammal evolutionSun, 18 Nov 2018 23:44:17 -0500
    These days, mammals can use their forelimbs to swim, jump, fly, climb, dig and just about everything in between, but the question of how all that diversity evolved has remained a vexing one for scientists. More...
  5. New European Society launched to accelerate Organ-on-Chip researchSun, 18 Nov 2018 23:39:22 -0500
    The new European Organ-on-Chip Society was officially launched at the third International Organ-on-Chip Symposium, held on 8 and 9 November 2018 at the University of Technology in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. More...
  6. Human drugs alter cricket personalitySun, 18 Nov 2018 23:38:31 -0500
    Crickets that are exposed to human drugs that alter serotonin levels in the brain are less active and less aggressive than crickets that have had no drug exposure, according to a new study led by researchers from Linkping University. The findings have been published in Scientific Reports. More...
  7. Scientists discover new inhibitor that decreases lung inflammationSun, 18 Nov 2018 23:26:56 -0500
    Scientists from the University of Sheffield have discovered a new inhibitor which decreases lung inflammation and could hold the key to treating Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome - a life-threatening disease which affects thousands of people in the UK. More...
  8. Workplace bullying or violence linked to higher risk ofcardiovascular problemsSun, 18 Nov 2018 23:21:21 -0500
    People who are bullied at work or experience violence at work are at higher risk of heart and brain blood vessel problems, including heart attacks and stroke, according to the largest prospective study to investigate the link, which is published in the European Heart Journal today (Monday). More...
  9. New strategy to hinder emergence of antimicrobial-resistant pathogensSat, 17 Nov 2018 14:55:30 -0500
    With many disease-causing bacteria ratcheting up their shields against current drugs, new tactics are vital to protect people from treatment-resistant infections. More...
  10. Reducing cellular proliferation could help deplete HIV reservoir and lead to a functional cureSat, 17 Nov 2018 14:47:32 -0500
    A majority of the HIV-infected cells that persist in HIV-infected individuals even during suppressive antiretroviral therapy originated from cellular proliferation, not viral replication, according to new research published in Nature Communications. More...
Women's Health
  1. Study: Vapers May Prompt Smokers to Quit Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:15:08 EST
    Smokers who regularly spent time with e-cigarette users (vapers) were about 20 percent more likely to be highly motivated to quit and to have made a recent quit attempt, a new study finds. More...
  2. Do You Clean Your Baby's Pacifier With Your Mouth? Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:15:14 EST
    A parent sucking on a pacifier was linked to suppressed levels of an antibody related to allergic responses in their infant, researchers report. More...
  3. FDA Hopes to Spare Dogs in Veterinary Drug Trials Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:15:12 EST
    Under a new plan, the FDA hopes to make obsolete a certain type of drug trial that requires that the test dogs be euthanized. More...
  4. High-Obesity States Have Least Weight-Loss Surgery Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:15:15 EST
    People with the greatest need for weight-loss surgery -- the standard of care for severe obesity -- may have the least access and opportunity to receive treatment, a new study suggests. More...
  5. Here's More Evidence Obesity Can Shorten Your Life Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:15:13 EST
    Being statistically obese, but not simply overweight, was tied to a 27 percent increase in the odds of dying within the study period, according to new research from Boston University. More...
  6. First Brand Named in Turkey Salmonella Outbreak Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:04:29 EST
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture and other regulatory agencies have not released the names of any other companies involved. More...
  7. Pets Can Double as Asthma Antidote Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:15:19 EST
    Raising a baby in a household with dogs and cats may offer some protection from developing allergies and asthma, health experts suggest. More...
  8. 'Huffing' Deodorant Cost One Teen His Life Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:15:07 EST
    To highlight the continued dangers of huffing, Dutch physicians outline the tragic case of a 19-year-old who died after inhaling spray deodorant to get high. More...
  9. CDC: 1 in 5 U.S. High School Students Now Vapes Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:15:15 EST
    Between 2011 and 2018, the number of high school teens who started vaping, as e-cigarette use is called, increased from 220,000 (1.5 percent) to just over 3 million (20.8 percent), according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More...
  10. Tick-Borne Diseases Set U.S. Record in 2017 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:02:09 EST
    The 2017 increase mirrors a rise in tick-borne diseases reported in the United States. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of cases doubled, and researchers discovered seven new tick-borne disease-causing germs. More...
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