Neuroscience

BP >120/80 mm hg linked to lower gray matter volume

(HealthDay)—In young adults, lower gray matter volume (GMV) is seen in individuals with blood pressure (BP) >120/80 mm Hg, according to a study published online Jan. 23 in Neurology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to fight norovirus, the 'cruise ship' germ

(HealthDay)—Whether it's infiltrating a cruise ship, a restaurant or a college dorm, the norovirus is often in the news. It's the leading cause of illness from contaminated food in the United States.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

HPV vaccine even helps women who didn't get it: study

(HealthDay)—The vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) is highly effective in young women—and may even offer some protection to those who don't get it, a new study suggests.

Health

Widely available food in US workplaces: Perk or hazard?

Nearly a quarter of employed adults obtain foods and beverages at work at least once a week, according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and published in the Journal of the Academy ...

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