Archive: 06/20/2011

Regular checkups help ensure good health for men

(Medical Xpress) -- Men, listen up: This is for you. What will it take to get you interested in your health? If you reply, “but I am interested,” then you probably are already getting a regular checkup. But the ...

Jun 20, 2011
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Paternal exposures can adversely affect sperm

Acording to the California Teratogen Information Service (CTIS) Pregnancy Health Information Line, more studies are needed to evaluate men and the potential effect of illnesses, medications and lifestyle habits on fertility ...

Jun 20, 2011
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Teens maintain their religion

High school is a turbulent time for adolescents. Every parent knows these are the years when teens begin to spread their wings, develop their own self-awareness and confirm their identification with specific social groups ...

Jun 20, 2011
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Latest cancer research unveiled

Two leading experts from the Division of Cancer Studies at King’s presented their latest research into cancer survival this week at the National Cancer Intelligence Network conference in London.

Jun 20, 2011
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Changes in one heart molecule lead to arrhythmia

(Medical Xpress) -- A University at Albany biologist and his research team have discovered that a tiny cardiac molecule may have major implications for understanding irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia. Haijun ...

Jun 20, 2011
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Unexpected function of dyslexia gene

(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at Karolinska Institutet have discovered that a gene linked to dyslexia has a surprising biological function: it controls cilia, the antenna-like projections that cells use to communicate.

Jun 20, 2011
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New study uncovers the dangers of portable pools

As the weather gets warmer, many parents will turn to pools to keep their family cool. Due to their low cost and ease of use, portable pools - which include wading pools, inflatable pools and soft-sided, self-rising pools ...

Jun 20, 2011
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Is coming out always a good thing?

Coming out as lesbian, gay, or bisexual increases emotional well-being even more than earlier research has indicated. But the psychological benefits of revealing one's sexual identity -- less anger, less depression, and higher ...

Jun 20, 2011
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