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Bone-Building Drug Strengthened Hips, Spines of Frail Women in Study
Bone-Building Drug Strengthened Hips, Spines of Frail Women in Study MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Frail, older women may only need a single dose of the osteoporosis drug Reclast to build bone strength, a new study suggests. But greater b...
Boozing in Movies May Boost Teen Drinking
Boozing in Movies May Boost Teen Drinking MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Seeing actors drink alcohol in movies seems to increase the likelihood that teens will drink and have alcohol-related problems, a new study suggests. The findings fit...
Brain's Visual Center Similar in Sighted and Those Blind From Birth
Brain's Visual Center Similar in Sighted and Those Blind From Birth TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The way the brain organizes its visual sense is the same in people who are blind from birth and sighted people, a new study shows. The find...
Blood Thinners Overprescribed for Low-Risk Irregular Heartbeat: Study
Blood Thinners Overprescribed for Low-Risk Irregular Heartbeat: Study TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As many as one-quarter of people with atrial fibrillation who have a low risk of stroke are given blood-thinning drugs they likely don't ...
Brain Scans Give Clues to Link Between Alzheimer's, Down Syndrome
Brain Scans Give Clues to Link Between Alzheimer's, Down Syndrome FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's long been known that people with Down syndrome are at higher risk for Alzheimer's disease. Now, research suggests that changes in the bra...
Black Women More Likely to Have Dense Breast Tissue, Study Shows
Black Women More Likely to Have Dense Breast Tissue, Study Shows MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that black women are more likely than white women to have dense breasts, potentially boosting their breast cancer risk. "Sin...
Breath Test Might Spot Stomach Cancer Risk
Breath Test Might Spot Stomach Cancer Risk MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new breath test may one day help spot the earliest signs of stomach cancer, a small trial from Israel suggests. This novel technology senses small changes in the l...
Brain Scans May Predict Language Skills in Kids With Autism
Brain Scans May Predict Language Skills in Kids With Autism THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sophisticated imaging tests could provide clues to how well a child with an autism spectrum disorder may develop language skills, possibly as early...
Black Women Less Likely to Struggle With Depression Than Whites: Survey
Black Women Less Likely to Struggle With Depression Than Whites: Survey WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Black women are much less likely to report suffering from depression than white women are, a new study suggests. Researchers culled re...
Breast Milk Bought Online Might Contain Cow's Milk, Study Finds
Breast Milk Bought Online Might Contain Cow's Milk, Study Finds MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Parents who buy breast milk online may not always get 100 percent human milk. A new study found about 10 percent of samples tested were contamina...