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Blood Pressure Vaccine Shows Promise in Rats

Experimental treatment might benefit people who forget to take meds, researcher says

Delaying Umbilical Cord Clamping Might Boost Child Development

Fine-motor and social skills slightly improved in boys, but no difference in IQ, researchers say

Do People Transmit Happiness by Smell?

Lab experiment with 'scent samples' suggests humans pick up on others' positive emotions via sweat

Even Slightly Overactive Thyroid Linked to Higher Fracture Risk

Study found greater chances of breaks in hip bones, spinal areas

Fewer U.S. Hospitals Send New Moms Home With Formula

But CDC survey finds one-third continue the practice, which can undermine breast-feeding efforts

First Part of Ejaculate May Be Primed for Conception

Researchers find early sperm more likely to achieve a pregnancy

Health Highlights: May 26, 2015
  • GMO-Free Similac Advance Baby Formula Announced

Health Tip: Be Safe Around Lawn Mowers

Don't let kids play nearby while mowing

Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts Say

Withdrawal, changes in daily habits can signal trouble

Hospice May Help Ease Depression After Loss of Spouse

Study suggests improved coping for those whose loved ones had end-of-life care

Immune-Based Therapy Uses Virus to Fight Advanced Melanoma

Study shows it helped a minority of patients, and experts say this approach has promise

'Moderate'Drinking Might Harm Older People's Hearts: Study

Research seems to question current recommendations regarding alcohol consumption

Newer Birth Control Pills May Slightly Raise Blood Clot Risk

Study finds effect with brands such as Yaz, Yasmin and Desogen, but risk to any one user remains very low

Potential Ebola Drug Target Identified in Mouse Study

Researchers zero in on a key protein involved in infection

Soy Supplements Won't Ease Asthma, Study Finds

Clinical trial refutes prior notion that the nutrient might boost lung function

U.S. Traveler Returning From Liberia Dies of Lassa Fever: CDC

Only sixth known case in United States since 1969, but virus is much less deadly than Ebola

Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems: Study

Eye therapies will not cure reading disorder, experts say

Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk

Study found odds were doubled, though still very rare even at greater altitudes

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