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Bear Belly Might Hold Clues to Obesity in Humans
Bear Belly Might Hold Clues to Obesity in Humans THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Changes in their gut microbes help bears prepare for hibernation, according to laboratory research that may hold clues for combating obesity in people. As they...
Breast Cancer Survivors Vulnerable for Thyroid Tumors, and Vice Versa: Study
Breast Cancer Survivors Vulnerable for Thyroid Tumors, and Vice Versa: Study FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who survive either breast or thyroid cancer may be at increased risk for the other tumor type, according to a new analysis. Uni...
Brain Cells in Mice May Reveal Clues to Your Sighs
Brain Cells in Mice May Reveal Clues to Your Sighs MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists working with mice say that they've pinpointed brain cells that control sighing. In lab experiments, the researchers found that two tiny clusters of ...
Birth Defect Tied to Zika Virus Can Leave Children With Lifetime of Health Woes
Birth Defect Tied to Zika Virus Can Leave Children With Lifetime of Health Woes TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The thousands of babies born in Brazil with abnormally small heads and brains -- believed to be caused by infection in the womb w...
Babies Born Late May Be at Risk for Complications: Study
Babies Born Late May Be at Risk for Complications: Study TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Babies born weeks after their due date may be at increased risk for complications and illness that can land them in the neonatal intensive care unit (NI...
Bedbug Gene Mapping May Yield Critter's Secrets
Bedbug Gene Mapping May Yield Critter's Secrets TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Bedbugs have been making humans' skin crawl for thousands of years as they creep out of their hiding places in bedding at night to feast on people's blood, leavi...
Boys Victims of Dating Violence, Too
Boys Victims of Dating Violence, Too FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Contrary to what many people may think, teenage boys commonly suffer dating violence -- including physical and emotional abuse, a new U.S. government study finds. The study...
Bedbugs Biting Back Against Insecticide
Bedbugs Biting Back Against Insecticide THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Bedbugs in some American cities have developed resistance to the key insecticides used to control them, according to a new study. It's the first research to document b...
Brain Protein Might Offer New Clues to Alzheimer's Treatment
Brain Protein Might Offer New Clues to Alzheimer's Treatment WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A protein in the brain may hold a key to slowing progression of Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. And boosting this protein might be as ...
Blood Donors Needed After East Coast Storm: Red Cross
Blood Donors Needed After East Coast Storm: Red Cross TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Jonas, the massive snowstorm that hammered the East Coast, has led to a shortage of blood products and there is an emergency need for both blood and plate...