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Why skin wrinkles more around the eyes

(HealthDay)—Facial wrinkles—such as so-called "laugh lines" or "crow's feet"—are the bane of many aging adults. Now, new research on cadavers may offer some insight into why some skin creases are more pronounced than ...

Jul 17, 2015
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BMI doesn't affect kidney transplant survival

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing kidney transplantation, survival is unaffected by body mass index (BMI), according to a study published online July 3 in the American Journal of Transplantation.

Jul 21, 2015
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"Saving Eliza" campaign helps another child

Valerie Byers had long suspected that her son Will's diagnosis of autism was wrong. So when she saw a clip on the homepage of the Today Show about a little girl named Eliza, in late February, she knew instantly that 5-year-old ...

Jul 17, 2015
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Twitter data may help shed light on sleep disorders

Researchers from Boston Children's Hospital and Merck have built the beginnings of "digital phenotype" of insomnia and other sleep disorders based on data from Twitter. This study, published today in the Journal of Medical ...

Jun 11, 2015
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Novel leg prosthesis approved

(HealthDay)—A prosthesis for people with above-the-knee amputations who cannot use a conventional device has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Jul 16, 2015
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Institutional abuse and its long-term consequences

Funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, the "Vienna Institutional Abuse Study" is the first to investigate the psychological long-term consequences of institutional abuse and violence. Based on data provided by the City ...

Jul 13, 2015
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Strobe glasses improve hockey players' performance

Professional hockey players who trained with special eyewear that only allowed them to see action intermittently showed significant improvement in practice drills, according to a Duke University study with the NHL's Carolina ...

Pregnancy tops list of most google-searched symptoms

(HealthDay)—The top 10 most Google-searched symptoms in 2013 included those for pregnancy, influenza, and diabetes, but not those for cancer or heart disease, according to an article published Dec. 18 in Medical Economics.

Laser treatment can make your brown eyes blue

Just like the old Crystal Gayle song, a new laser technology could soon allow you to turn those boring brown eyes of your to a rich and beautiful blue. But you better make sure that blue eyes are what you really want because ...

New sexual health app to help men last longer

(Medical Xpress)—A new smartphone app that will enable men to last longer in the bedroom by tackling premature ejaculation during sex has been created by QApps, Queen Mary, University of London's app store.

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