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Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study
Bacteria in Semen May Affect HIV Transmission, Levels: Study THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Human semen is naturally colonized by bacteria, and a new study suggests the microbes might have a role to play in both HIV transmission and level...
Brown Recluse Spider Bites on the Rise, Expert Warns
Brown Recluse Spider Bites on the Rise, Expert Warns TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although the bite of a brown recluse spider is poisonous, these wounds usually heal well if left alone, an expert notes. It's still important to recognize ...
Blood Test Might Help Prevent Certain Birth Defects
Blood Test Might Help Prevent Certain Birth Defects TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A simple blood test could help prevent neural tube birth defects such as spina bifida, new research finds. The test would measure the concentration of folat...
Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease
Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Simple blood tests may one day help predict survival and the course of the disease in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also cal...
Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery
Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery TUESDAY, July 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most children who have spinal surgery don't require anti-clotting drugs because blood clots occur so rarely in these procedures, a new study says. Inste...
Babies' Brains Prep for Speech Long Before First Words Come Out
Babies' Brains Prep for Speech Long Before First Words Come Out MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infants' brains start laying the groundwork for the physical requirements of speech long before they utter their first words, a new study finds. ...
Bed-Sharing Linked to SIDS
Bed-Sharing Linked to SIDS MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) appear to change with the age of the infant, researchers say. They found that younger babies are more likely to die when they're ...
Burn Injuries More Common in Summer
Burn Injuries More Common in Summer SATURDAY, July 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Burn injuries increase in the summer as people gather around fire pits, campfires and outdoor grills, say burn experts. Among those most vulnerable to these seasonal fire ...
Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds
Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In people with sex addiction, pornography affects the brain in ways that are similar to that seen in drug addicts as they consume drug...
Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study
Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women with polycystic ovary syndrome have a better chance of getting pregnant if they take a breast cancer drug instead of the cu...