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Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men
Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Binge drinking among young adult men may lead to increased blood pressure, according to a new study. But binge drinking didn't cause a similar rise in bloo...
Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments, Study Says
Black Women Fare Worse With Fertility Treatments, Study Says TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Black women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) are only about half as likely as white women to become pregnant using the popular assisted repr...
Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study
Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study MONDAY, Oct. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A compound extracted from broccoli sprouts may improve some social and behavioral problems that affect people with autism, a new study suggest...
Body May Change Bad Fat to Good After Exposure to Cold
Body May Change Bad Fat to Good After Exposure to Cold THURSDAY, Oct. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cold temperatures may prompt unhealthy white fat in the thighs and belly to turn into brown fat that burns calories for body heat, a new study says. But ...
Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm
Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm THURSDAY, Oct. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The more alcohol young men drink, the lower their sperm count and quality may be, new research suggests. "Many studies have shown that excessive alcohol intake is...
Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk for Aggressive Breast Cancer in Black Women
Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk for Aggressive Breast Cancer in Black Women FRIDAY, Sept. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Black mothers who don't breast-feed may be at higher risk for an aggressive type of breast cancer, a new study suggests. Researchers ana...
Better-Informed Women Order Fewer Prenatal Gene Tests, Study Finds
Better-Informed Women Order Fewer Prenatal Gene Tests, Study Finds FRIDAY, Sept. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The more they know about prenatal genetic testing, the less likely pregnant women are to have the tests, a new study finds. "Our findings sho...
Behavioral Therapy Deemed Best for Social Phobia
Behavioral Therapy Deemed Best for Social Phobia FRIDAY, Sept. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Antidepressants are commonly used to treat social phobia, but a new report argues that "talk therapy" is the better first option. In a review of 101 clinical t...
Ban Electronics in Kids' Bedrooms, Expert Says
Ban Electronics in Kids' Bedrooms, Expert Says FRIDAY, Sept. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Electronic devices can keep kids up at night and should be banned from the bedroom, according to experts from Stony Brook Children's Hospital in New York. Device...
Boys With Autism Show Certain Grammar Skills in Study
Boys With Autism Show Certain Grammar Skills in Study THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Boys with high-functioning autism are stronger in a certain grammar skill than those without autism, according to a small study. Researchers compared 20...