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Researchers Spot Potential New Culprit Behind Alzheimer's
Researchers Spot Potential New Culprit Behind Alzheimer's WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although the exact reason why Alzheimer's disease develops still remains elusive, scientists report that they've found a new protein that may play a...
Routine Errands a Risky Time for Falls by Seniors
Routine Errands a Risky Time for Falls by Seniors THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For older Americans, a fall can sometimes bring serious health consequences. And a new study finds that seniors are more likely to fall while carrying out ro...
Ruconest Approved for Rare Genetic Disease
Ruconest Approved for Rare Genetic Disease THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Ruconest has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat hereditary angioedema, a genetic disease that leads to sudden and potentially fatal swe...
Research Reveals Why Pot Can Make People Paranoid
Research Reveals Why Pot Can Make People Paranoid THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- British researchers say they've identified several psychological factors that can contribute to short-term paranoia in some people who use marijuana. The par...
Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study
Removing Healthy Breast of Little Benefit to Breast Cancer Patients: Study WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For most women with breast cancer, there doesn't seem to be a significant survival benefit from having their healthy breast removed...
Researchers Assess New Way to Boost Polio Immunity
Researchers Assess New Way to Boost Polio Immunity FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Polio is history in much of the world, but remains common in places like Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan. Giving vaccinated children an extra dose of inacti...
Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, Abuse
Researchers See Link Between Dyslexia, Abuse THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Adults with dyslexia are more likely to report that they were physically abused as children or teenagers than people who don't have the learning disorder, accordi...
Researchers Say They've Found New Clues to Autism
Researchers Say They've Found New Clues to Autism WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A genetic mutation that increases the risk for a certain form of autism and causes specific physical traits and symptoms has been identified by researchers. ...
Researchers Discover How 'Magic Mushrooms' Affect the Brain
Researchers Discover How 'Magic Mushrooms' Affect the Brain THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When people take the drug known as "magic mushrooms," their brain shows a pattern of activity that is similar to that seen with dreaming, new resear...
Rising Stroke Rate for Blacks in South Carolina, Study Finds
Rising Stroke Rate for Blacks in South Carolina, Study Finds THURSDAY, June 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The number of middle-aged blacks hospitalized for stroke in South Carolina rose by about one-fifth over a decade, but there was no increase at all...