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Studies Link Cold Sore Virus to Alzheimer's Risk October 24, 2014

But other experts doubt that a herpes infection could cause the brain disease

Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults October 24, 2014

Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight

Disease Severity in One Eye May Predict Progression in the Other October 23, 2014

Study focuses on macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in older Americans

'Exposure Therapy' May Relieve Prolonged Grief Disorder October 23, 2014

Reliving the death of a loved one can help survivors, researchers say

Seniors Should Remove Dentures at Bedtime October 22, 2014

Study says sleeping with false teeth may raise risk of pneumonia

U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care October 22, 2014

Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

Mutations Linked to Blood Cancers Rise With Age, Study Shows October 22, 2014

Still, these diseases occur in less than 0.1 percent of elderly Americans, researchers say

Y Chromosome Loss May Predict Earlier Death for Men October 22, 2014

Risk of cancer appears to rise with depletion, study finds

Health Tip: Anxiety Can Affect Your Health October 22, 2014

Symptoms to watch for

Regular Doctor Visits Help Control Blood Pressure, Study Says October 20, 2014

Having health insurance also associated with better readings

Dads Face Guilt About Workouts, Just Like Moms Do October 17, 2014

Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behavior that takes up family time, researcher says

Family Acceptance Key to Curbing Teen Suicides, Study Shows October 17, 2014

Validation by peers also decreased likelihood of self-harm

Peak Pain Level Main Factor in Negative Childbirth Memories: Study October 17, 2014

Length of labor didn't seem to influence recollections of pain, researchers found

Detergent Pods Pose Risk to Kids' Eyes, Researchers Warn October 16, 2014

Young children may be attracted to the brightly colored chemicals, study suggests

Health Tip: Pain in the Foot? October 16, 2014

See a doctor if you have symptoms of arthritis

Just Try Getting an Appointment With a Psychiatrist October 15, 2014

Of 360 U.S. doctors called in study, only one-quarter agreed to see 'patient'

Family Support Tied to Safer Sex for Young Gay Males: Study October 15, 2014

Closeness, open discussions with parents may help prevent risky sexual behavior, findings suggest

Medicare Subsidy Helps Breast Cancer Patients Afford Treatment October 15, 2014

'Extra Help' program leads to more women on hormone therapy, study reports

More Kids Using ERs for Medical Care, Researchers Say October 14, 2014

Uninsured and privately insured children show biggest increases in California study

Obesity May Speed Aging of the Liver, Study Suggests October 13, 2014

Heavier people might be more prone to liver cancer, insulin problems, researchers say

Young Caregivers Risk Failing in School, Study Says October 13, 2014

Children caring for mentally, physically ill relatives suffer from stress, researchers note

Calm, Positive Family Meals May Help Keep Kids Slim October 13, 2014

Having both parents present, eating in kitchen also linked to healthier weights, researchers report

Scientists Inch Closer to Alzheimer's Origins October 13, 2014

Specially designed cell culture supports notion that toxic 'plaques and tangles' in brain may drive disease

Hearing Their Own Babble Helps Babies Learn to Speak: Study October 10, 2014

Researchers found infants with hearing loss quickly caught up to peers after cochlear implants

High Cholesterol Tied to Prostate Cancer's Return in Study October 10, 2014

But expert doesn't recommend taking statins to prevent recurrence

Sitting Around in Middle Age Doesn't Bode Well for Old Age October 08, 2014

Study cites need to reduce sedentary time

Infection Rates in Nursing Homes on the Rise: Study October 08, 2014

Researchers note problem will only worsen as baby boomers grow old

Schools Key to Reaching Kids With Mental Health Needs, Experts Say October 08, 2014

Left untreated, children may suffer long-term damage

U.S. Life Expectancy Hits Record High of Nearly 79 Years: CDC October 08, 2014

Lifestyle changes cited as reason for gains, researchers say

U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Each Year, CDC Says October 07, 2014

Medical costs of those collisions top $18 billion, U.S. government estimates

MRI May Spot Early Signs of Mental Decline, Study Finds October 07, 2014

But scientists stress this doesn't mean seniors should rush to get the scans, more study needed

Cancer Diagnosis Can Take Toll on Mental Health, Study Finds October 06, 2014

Breast cancer particularly troubling, researchers report

Report Claims Success Treating Alzheimer's Memory Loss October 06, 2014

But experts won't embrace this 36-point program of lifestyle changes and supplements without more research

It's Confirmed: You Have Parents to Thank (or Blame) for Your Height October 06, 2014

New study doubles the number of gene regions linked to height

Gout May Be Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk: Study October 03, 2014

Women with this form of arthritis are more susceptible, researchers say

Mini-Strokes May Lead to PTSD, Study Finds October 02, 2014

Fear, depression and anxiety might follow a transient ischemic attack, researchers say

Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says October 01, 2014

Chronic stress, neuroticism in midlife linked to doubled odds of dementia, researchers suggest

'High-Intensity' Hospitals Save More Elderly After Surgery: Study October 01, 2014

But downside includes longer hospital stays, fewer days in hospice

Could a Fading Sense of Smell Point to Earlier Death? October 01, 2014

Study found inability to distinguish odors predicted higher odds of dying over next 5 years

Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study September 30, 2014

But authors, expert stressed that couples shouldn't base family planning on this finding

Social Support May Be Key to Heart Attack Recovery September 30, 2014

Study found younger patients fared worse if they did not have family, friends to help afterwards

Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening September 30, 2014

CT scans for high-risk seniors covered by private insurers, but Medicare not required to do so

Emotional Life Lingers for Alzheimer's Patients, Even as Memory Fades September 29, 2014

Study found that feelings tied to a loved one's visits remain, even if patient soon fails to recall the event

Behavioral Therapy Deemed Best for Social Phobia September 26, 2014

But finding a specialist isn't easy, experts say

Nature Walks With Others May Keep Depression at Bay September 25, 2014

Study found they lowered stress levels, lifted spirits after illness, job loss, divorce, death of loved one

Special Therapy May Help Relieve 'Complicated Grief' September 25, 2014

Standard depression treatment is less successful after a loved one dies, study finds

Common Painkillers Tied to Blood Clot Risk, Study Suggests September 25, 2014

NSAID medicines include aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen/Aleve

Increasing Skirt Sizes May Hike Your Breast Cancer Risk: Study September 25, 2014

British researchers suggest that going up a size every 10 years raised chances of disease by 33 percent

Study: Family-Based Therapy Can Aid Those With Anorexia September 24, 2014

Teaching parents to help their children with eating behaviors may lead to faster weight gain, researchers say

Memory Slips in Senior Years May Signal Dementia Risk September 24, 2014

Study found 80 percent of those who complained of forgetting things had Alzheimer's 12 years later

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