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Size of Fetus May Affect Stillbirth Risk
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:23:19 EST
Study linked abnormally low or high weight to greater odds of fetal death

New Drugs May Help Prevent Migraines
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:20:49 EST
Two early trials show two experimental compounds reduced number of headaches for sufferers

Two Drugs Work Equally Well for Epileptic Seizures in Kids: Study
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:20:22 EST
Ativan, Valium both good options for emergency treatment, experts say

Low Blood Sugar May Affect Heartbeat in People With Diabetes
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:20:13 EST
Study found abnormal rhythms when blood sugar dipped at night in people with type 2 disease

Majority of Americans Support Obamacare Birth Control Provision: Survey
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:15:25 EST
Nearly 7 of 10 favor universal health plan coverage for contraceptives

Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:20:22 EST
Children with irritable bowel syndrome were more likely to also have celiac disease in Italian study

Thinking, Memory Problems Tied to Blockages in Neck Artery
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:20:15 EST
Researcher suggests more aggressive treatment might be warranted

Homes Now 'Reservoirs' for Superbug MRSA
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:20:13 EST
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria common on household surfaces, study finds

No Connection Between Induced Labor, Autism: Obgyns
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:20:11 EST
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists advises against changes to current practice

Too Much Codeine Still Prescribed to U.S. Kids: Study
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:15:19 EST
ERs give potentially dangerous drug to thousands of children each year

Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:15:12 EST
Anxiety often goes hand in hand with attention disorder, too

15-Minute Visits Take A Toll On The Doctor-Patient Relationship
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:45:09 EST
15-Minute Visits Take A Toll On The Doctor-Patient Relationship

Ragwitek Approved for Adult Ragweed Allergy
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:15:49 EST
Tablet placed under the tongue

Stress Tied to Worse Allergy Symptoms
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:15:39 EST
Study found those with hay fever who had high levels of stress suffered more severe symptoms

Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:17:14 EST
Sense of smell also altered for some patients in British study

Oil-Swishing Craze: Snake Oil or All-Purpose Remedy?
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:16:55 EST
Some people swear by the practice, but little research exists to back up health claims

FDA Warns Against Procedure for Uterine Fibroids
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:25:37 EST
'Laparoscopic power morcellation' may increase women's cancer risk, agency says

White House: 8 Million People Signed Up for Health Insurance
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:21:48 EST
35 percent of registrants are younger than 35 years old, administration officials say

Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:15:18 EST
European study tracked how many men came back for regular checkups over 13 years

Off Season May Not Be Long Enough to Recover From Football 'Hits'
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:15:17 EST
Study found some players still showed brain changes 6 months after season had ended

Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:15:27 EST
Study suggests manufacturers test for all strains of P. aeruginosa to prevent infection

Mouse Study Reveals New Secrets of Fertilization
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:15:25 EST
British researchers discover receptors on egg cells that allow sperm to attach, fertilize egg

Small Childbirth Change Might Help Prevent Iron Deficiency in Babies: Study
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:15:23 EST
With mothers holding newborns differently, cord clamping could be delayed, researchers say

Scientists Find New Way to Observe 'Good' Brown Fat
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:15:21 EST
Information from MRI scans might help in obesity, diabetes research

Misdiagnoses Common Among U.S. Outpatients: Review
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:20:10 EST
5 percent of adults are affected each year, data from several studies suggest