Archive: 03/02/2012

Medical researchers recommend male circumcision

Penile cancer, HIV, HPV, syphilis and kidney inflammation are among a number of medical conditions whose risk can be lowered by the practice of infant male circumcision, says a study led by the University of Sydney.

Mar 02, 2012
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When my eyes serve my stomach

(Medical Xpress) -- Our senses aren’t just delivering a strict view of what’s going on in the world; they’re affected by what’s going on in our heads. A new study finds that hungry people see food-related ...

Mar 02, 2012
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Place matters when it comes to health

The community or neighborhood you live in can impact your health in big ways, and disadvantaged, low-income populations in the United States are at an increased risk of experiencing unhealthy conditions, more sickness and ...

Mar 02, 2012
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R-loops break walls of gene silencing

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have figured out how the human body keeps essential genes switched “on” and silences the vast stretches of genetic repeats and “junk” ...

Mar 02, 2012
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Heart healthy choices early on pay off later

(Medical Xpress) -- Maintaining a healthy lifestyle from young adulthood into your 40s is strongly associated with low cardiovascular disease risk in middle age, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.

Mar 02, 2012
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