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Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?

Posted on July 21, 2014
Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed

Guns and Dementia

Posted on July 21, 2014
A new survey on access to guns by people with dementia finds that caregivers and family members of people being evaluated for cognitive problems did not consistently remove guns from their h …

Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives

Posted on July 21, 2014
Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms, study finds

Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery

Posted on July 21, 2014
Older age, past stroke among factors that boost short and long-term odds of post-op stroke, study finds

Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds

Posted on July 21, 2014
But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

Posted on July 21, 2014
Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests

Common Genes Implicated in Autism Study

Posted on July 20, 2014
Findings suggest genetics play a bigger role than environment in risk of disorder

HIV Diagnoses Down in U.S., Except for Young Gay Males: CDC

Posted on July 19, 2014
Messages about safe sex may be falling on deaf ears, researcher notes

Many Young Adults Misinformed About Hookahs' Harms

Posted on July 19, 2014
More than half surveyed said the water pipes weren't dangerous

HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Posted on July 18, 2014
Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method