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Could IVF Raise Children's Odds for Blood Cancer?February 04, 2016

Study of in vitro fertilization shows slightly elevated risk, but experts aren't sounding alarms

Child Abuse at Daycare, Youth Groups Rarer Than Thought: SurveyFebruary 02, 2016

Kids at higher risk at home than while in the care of such organizations, study finds

Stress-Prone Teen Males May Be at Risk of High Blood Pressure LaterFebruary 02, 2016

Study suggests young men who had most trouble coping were at greater risk of hypertension in middle age

More Women Killed by Someone They Know in States With High Gun RatesJanuary 28, 2016

Reducing firearms might cut killings by family members, researchers suggest

Excess Weight Has 'Unexpected' Effect on Puberty Onset in BoysJanuary 27, 2016

Sexual maturity slowed in obese kids, but sped up in those who were only overweight, study found

Free Nicotine Patches by Mail May Help Smokers QuitJanuary 25, 2016

Intervention helped boost success rates a bit, even when counseling wasn't included, study found

Many Older Americans May Get Unneeded Breast, Prostate Cancer ScreeningsJanuary 21, 2016

Seniors shouldn't be checked if they have less than 10 years to live, but study found almost 16 percent do

Gene Mutations Linked to Rare Form of Female InfertilityJanuary 20, 2016

Screening could spare these women unnecessary treatment, researchers say

Teens Who Tan Indoors May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink, Use Drugs: StudyJanuary 20, 2016

But researchers add that finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect link

Mouse Study Shows Cocaine Ravages Brain CellsJanuary 18, 2016

Researchers believe they've also identified a potential antidote

Women May Have Better Flu DefensesJanuary 18, 2016

Study might explain why men often seem harder hit by the virus

Teen Weapon Use Varies by Race and Gender: StudyJanuary 15, 2016

Black and Hispanic students and boys more likely than whites and girls to be involved, data shows

Can Berries, Citrus Fruits Boost Male Sexual Health?January 15, 2016

New study suggests a connection, but some doubt 'flavonoids' are an impotence remedy

Kindergartners With Traumatic Life Experiences Struggle More in SchoolJanuary 14, 2016

Multiple adverse events linked to poorer concentration, more aggression, researchers find

Did Painkiller Crackdown Cause Heroin Epidemic?January 13, 2016

New commentary says no, but others disagree

Low-Cost Mosquito Mesh Good Alternative for Hernia Repair in Poor Countries: StudyJanuary 13, 2016

Researchers say this affordable innovation might improve access to the surgery

Male Sexual Enhancement Supplements Often Ineffective, Possibly Harmful: StudyJanuary 13, 2016

Many contain potentially risky ingredient found in drugs like Viagra, researchers add

Spike in Newborn Drug-Withdrawal Tied to Prenatal Painkiller UseJanuary 13, 2016

Rise in 'neonatal abstinence syndrome' may be due to prescription narcotic use in pregnancy, expert says

Risky Gambling Tied to Single Brain ConnectionJanuary 12, 2016

Weaker bond between two parts of brain linked to less cautious financial bets, study suggests

Implanted Defibrillators Help Women as Much as Men: StudyJanuary 12, 2016

For heart failure patients with the devices, death risk over 3-year period was 20 percent lower

Brains of Compulsive Video Gamers May Be 'Wired' DifferentlyJanuary 08, 2016

But it's unclear if gaming causes the changes, researchers say

Same-Sex Intimacy Nearly Three Times More Common for Women: CDCJanuary 07, 2016

And more females identify as bisexuals than lesbians, report says

Three Moves Could Cut New HIV Cases Dramatically: StudyJanuary 07, 2016

Researchers say testing, treating and providing preventive drugs are crucial

LGBT Immigrants Often Faced Persecution in Homeland: StudyJanuary 05, 2016

Discrimination came from family, peers and school staff, findings show

Aspirin May Decrease Death From Prostate Cancer, Study FindsJanuary 05, 2016

Researchers suspect drug may help prevent spread of deadly disease

Kids Born Through IVF Show No Higher Risk for Developmental Delays: StudyJanuary 04, 2016

Other infertility treatments also don't seem to interfere with child development

Chronic Drinking Plus Binge Drinking Spurs Rapid Liver Damage in Mouse StudyDecember 30, 2015

Researchers say impact is more destructive than previously thought

Painkillers Often Gateway to Heroin for U.S. Teens: SurveyDecember 30, 2015

Heroin is cheaper, easier to obtain than narcotics like OxyContin, experts say

Prescriptions Continue for Most Who Survive Painkiller ODs: StudyDecember 29, 2015

Often, prescribing doctors don't even know their patients have overdosed, researchers say

Hormone Therapy Safely Helps Preserve Fertility for Breast Cancer Patients: StudyDecember 22, 2015

However, in many cases doctors and patients don't discuss the issue, experts say

More IVF Tries Improve Odds of Having a BabyDecember 22, 2015

Some couples have success after six cycles or more, researchers say

Florida 'Pill Mill' Crackdown May Have Curbed Painkiller ODsDecember 21, 2015

Tougher prescription laws might have also reduced heroin deaths, researchers suggest

FDA Lifts 30-Year Ban on Blood Donations by Gay MenDecember 21, 2015

Studies from other countries show policy won't compromise blood supply, health officials say

Others' Drug, Alcohol Use May Trigger Bad Behavior in TeensDecember 11, 2015

Study participants twice as likely to steal, vandalize, hurt others after witnessing substance use

Fewer Teens, Young Adults Driving After Drinking, Smoking Pot: ReportDecember 10, 2015

But researchers add that too many are still under the influence while behind the wheel

Not Enough Needle Exchange Programs Outside Cities: StudyDecember 10, 2015

Half of all injection drug users live in rural, suburban areas

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Possible Alzheimer's RiskDecember 07, 2015

But experts caution that study doesn't prove cause-and-effect relationship between the two

Risky Sexual Behaviors Put Many Young Gay Men at Risk of HIV: StudyDecember 07, 2015

Experts say more must be done to curb unsafe sex and get virus-supressing meds to these men

Infertile Men May Have Higher Risk of Heart Disease, DiabetesDecember 07, 2015

Doctors should look for underlying health problems, experts suggest

HIV Rates Fall, But Not All Groups Benefit, U.S. Study FindsDecember 07, 2015

Diagnoses among black and Hispanic gay, bisexual men rose in past decade

Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Often Not Monitored CloselyDecember 04, 2015

Most men who chose 'watchful waiting' weren't followed as recommended, study finds

Magnetic Brain Stimulation Might Treat Cocaine AddictionDecember 04, 2015

Cravings and use decreased in pilot study

More Americans Seek Treatment for Painkiller, Heroin AbuseDecember 03, 2015

Report reflects changing patterns of substance abuse

Could an Obese Dad's Sperm Pass Traits to His Kids?December 03, 2015

Study finds differences in gene activity based on weight, but doesn't prove offspring inherits them

HIV Prevention Pill May Not Need to Be Taken DailyDecember 01, 2015

Research suggests Truvada still works when taken before and after sex

Crave Coffee Too Much? Talk Therapy May HelpDecember 01, 2015

Caffeine intake dropped more than 75 percent after just one hour-long session, study found

Human Brains Aren't Distinctly Male or Female, Study SaysNovember 30, 2015

Instead, researchers find 'mosaic' of masculine, feminine traits

Those in Their 50s Now Largest Group Battling Addiction to Narcotics: StudyNovember 25, 2015

Big jump also seen in those aged 60 and older needing treatment for painkiller, heroin abuse

First Year of Life Poses Highest Risk for Child Abuse: StudyNovember 24, 2015

Babies this young are also three times more likely to die of their injuries than those hurt accidentally

Women Starting to Match Men's Drinking Habits, Study FindsNovember 24, 2015

Men still consume more alcohol, but gap is narrowing