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(HealthDay) -- The practice of "oral-genital suction" performed during some Orthodox Jewish circumcision ceremonies could leave the infant with a potentially fatal herpes virus infection, health officials ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
In a discovery that could help in the identification and treatment of anxiety disorders, Michigan State University scientists say the brains of anxious girls work much harder than those of boys.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 05, 2012 | 1.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A Duke University-led study of North Carolina toddlers suggests that exposure to potentially toxic flame-retardant chemicals may be higher in nonwhite toddlers than in white toddlers.
Health May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- For the first time in 20 years, U.S. health officials have lowered the threshold for lead poisoning in young children.
Health May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research from Uppsala University, Sweden, suggests that an active lifestyle in late life protects grey matter and cognitive functions in humans. The findings are now published in the scientific journal ...
Neuroscience May 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The typical naked mole rat lives 25 to 30 years, during which it shows little decline in activity, bone health, reproductive capacity and cognitive ability. What is the secret to this East African rodent's ...
Medical research May 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Women who are obese before they become pregnant are at higher risk of having children with lower cognitive function - as measured by math and reading tests taken between ages 5 to 7 years - than are mothers with a healthy ...
Health May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Purpose in life may protect against harmful changes in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease
Greater purpose in life may help stave off the harmful effects of plaques and tangles associated with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center. The study, published in ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 07, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A national rise in public bike sharing programs could mean less air pollution and more exercise, an environmental and health win-win for people in the cities that host them, but according to researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess ...
Other Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When children behave badly, it's easy to blame their parents. Sometimes, however, such behavior may be due to a mental disorder.
Pediatrics Apr 29, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 2
A newly developed paediatric concussion kit will help parents identify crucial signs of traumatic brain injury (TBI), one of the leading causes of acquired disability and death in children.
Health Apr 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The announcement that mad cow disease was spotted in a California cow drew a rapid response this week from the beleaguered American beef industry, which has been enduring one crisis after another ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Brain scans of a small group of people can predict the actions of entire populations, according to a new study by researchers from the University of Michigan, the University of Oregon and the University of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
We are surrounded by a constantly changing magnetic field, be it the Earth's or those emanating from devices, such as cell phones. Carlos Martino, an assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, is interested in ...
Medical research Apr 23, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Men are twice as likely as women to have complications after brain or spinal surgery, and also spend more time in the hospital after the operation, a new study finds.
Surgery Apr 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0