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Tuesday, July 22

Tuesday, July 22

Schizophrenia's Genetic Skyline RisingFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health)


Monday, July 21

Viral 'reservoir' in body develops earlier than thought, thwarting attempts at cure, scientists say
Related MedlinePlus Topic: HIV/AIDS

Xolair found safe, effective for reducing symptoms, study finds
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Hives, Medicines

Findings suggest genetics play a bigger role than environment in risk of disorder
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Autism, Genes and Gene Therapy

Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Dietary Supplements, High Blood Pressure


Study found lower-income kids at challenging high schools less likely to engage in risky behaviors
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Teen Health, Teen Mental Health

And get some exercise
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Exercise for Children

Make sure the information, source are sound
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Evaluating Health Information

Messages about safe sex may be falling on deaf ears, researcher notes

Older age, past stroke among factors that boost short and long-term odds of post-op stroke, study finds
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Surgery, Stroke

That, in turn, may help reduce health ills, such as diabetes and heart disease, researcher says
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Children's Health, Family Issues, Parenting

And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds


Findings could one day help meet increasing global demand for blood transfusions, researchers say
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Blood, Blood Transfusion and Donation

Molecular tool might lead to more definitive treatment, but current research didn't treat patients, just cells
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Genes and Gene Therapy, HIV/AIDS

Expectant moms' use of nicotine-replacement therapy could also spell problems for kids, study suggests

But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Health Statistics, Obesity in Children

Sunday, July 20

Common Gene Variants Account for Most Genetic Risk for AutismFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Saturday, July 19

More than half surveyed said the water pipes weren't dangerous
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Smoking

Friday, July 18

But mental function, symptoms of illness were not worsened, researchers say
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Brain Diseases, Drug Reactions, Schizophrenia

Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal

Fivefold rise in cases reported at community hospitals over five years, study finds

Related MedlinePlus Topics: Alcohol, Caffeine

Should work much like sunscreen SPF labels, telling users how much protection they will get, agency says
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Insect Bites and Stings, Tick Bites

Study found moms who returned to part-time work were better able to meet their goals
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Breastfeeding

Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Cervical Cancer, HPV, Women's Health Checkup

Only 22 percent of those at risk get screened, and researchers think complacency may be why
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Health Screening, HIV/AIDS, Teen Sexual Health

But two-thirds who need care still don't seek it, researchers say

Deaths from AIDS-related causes, heart disease and liver disease have all dropped
Related MedlinePlus Topics: HIV/AIDS, International Health, Living with HIV/AIDS

Thursday, July 17

Researchers found more signs of thickening in neck arteries of these women during mid-life
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Child Sexual Abuse, Heart Disease in Women

Often, campus security won't report booze-related infractions to police or to health services, researchers say

Study finds greater decline in donors from low-income areas

Economy, rewarding work have motivated baby boomer nurses to stay on the job, research suggests
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Health Occupations

Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Alcohol, Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Caffeine

'Fitter' couch potatoes weighed less and had better blood pressure, study reports
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Exercise and Physical Fitness

Rest, possibly combined with physical therapy, key to recovery, research suggests

NIH Scientists Identify Gene Linked to Fatal Inflammatory Disease in ChildrenFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)

NIH System to Monitor Emerging Drug TrendsFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)

Related MedlinePlus Topics: Breast Cancer, Mastectomy

Factors such as worrying, low self-esteem and anxiety can contribute to the condition, study says
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Marijuana

Study suggests sidewalks, curbs may be key to keeping older pedestrians safe
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Falls, Seniors' Health

Antivirals underprescribed for high-risk patients, researchers say
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Antibiotics, Flu

Risk of death may be 10 percent lower at high-volume emergency rooms
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Emergency Medical Services

Patient is unidentified Florida man; mosquito-borne illness can be painful but is seldom fatal, CDC says
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Insect Bites and Stings, Viral Infections

Wednesday, July 16

Number of new infections, deaths declining, while more with HIV getting lifesaving medications
Related MedlinePlus Topics: HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS Medicines, International Health

Overuse of these drugs in hospice patients raises concerns about side effects, other issues
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Antibiotics, Hospice Care

Those who did had more trouble getting, switching health or life coverage

Finding suggests damage may be present even after obvious symptoms are gone
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Concussion, Memory

But expert stresses that chance of being born with the disability is small
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Cerebral Palsy, Family History

Experts urge caution in interpreting study results
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Angioplasty, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Obesity

Related MedlinePlus Topics: Dementia, Seniors' Health

Survey finds 3 out of 4 are getting these healthy foods each day
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Child Nutrition

Talk with your doctor about whether or not you should keep taking it, expert advises
Related MedlinePlus Topics: B Vitamins, Heart Attack, Medicines

Study finds they seem to improve survival for people taking 'water pill' diuretics
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Heart Failure, Potassium

Women choosing the procedure gained just one to seven extra months of life over 20 years, researchers say
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Breast Cancer, Mastectomy

Abnormal levels of certain protein are more common in affected patients, study reports
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Alzheimer's Disease

Technique might one day lead to the replacement of electronic pacemakers in humans, researchers say

Rates dropped in states that enacted strict anti-smoking policies, researchers say
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Quitting Smoking, Suicide

Though it lowered levels of compound associated with mental decline, no difference seen in thinking skills
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Alzheimer's Disease, B Vitamins