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Brains of Those With Anorexia React Differently to Hunger Signals
Brains of Those With Anorexia React Differently to Hunger Signals THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with anorexia nervosa have an abnormal brain response to hunger signals, a new study finds. "When most people are hungry, they are mo...
Breast Cancer Is Not One Disease, Experts Say
Breast Cancer Is Not One Disease, Experts Say MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer isn't the same for every woman, even at the cellular level, according to a new statement from four major medical groups focused on the disease. The ...
Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children
Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking iron supplements during pregnancy doesn't appear to significantly change any health outcomes for mom or baby, a new review shows...
Blood Fats Hold Vitamin E Captive, Study Shows
Blood Fats Hold Vitamin E Captive, Study Shows FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High levels of blood fats such as cholesterol and triglycerides can hold vitamin E in the blood and prevent it from reaching the tissues that require it, a small...
Breast-Fed Babies May Be Smarter, Richer Adults, Study Suggests
Breast-Fed Babies May Be Smarter, Richer Adults, Study Suggests TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-fed babies may be smarter, better educated and richer as adults, a new study by Brazilian researchers suggests. "Breast-feeding is assoc...
Better Treatments Helping People With Enlarged Hearts Live Longer: Study
Better Treatments Helping People With Enlarged Hearts Live Longer: Study SATURDAY, March 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Advances in treatment mean that people with an enlarged heart now live longer than they did 10 or 15 years ago, a new study finds. Re...
Bird Flu Spreads Across China, Posing Threat to People: Report
Bird Flu Spreads Across China, Posing Threat to People: Report WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Avian flu, commonly called "bird flu," is gaining strength in China and has the potential to emerge as a life-threatening virus for humans acr...
Breath Test for Illegal Drugs Instead of Urine Analysis?
Breath Test for Illegal Drugs Instead of Urine Analysis? TUESDAY, March 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report they've developed a breath drug test that offers an alternative to urine testing. Urine analysis is the most common way to test peop...
Black Children May Fare Worse With Crohn's Disease
Black Children May Fare Worse With Crohn's Disease TUESDAY, March 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Race may play a role in outcomes for children and teens with Crohn's disease, with black patients faring worse than whites, a new study suggests. "We found ...
Brainpower Peaks in Different Ways as People Age, Study Finds
Brainpower Peaks in Different Ways as People Age, Study Finds TUESDAY, March 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For everyone over 40 who fears that their mind is slowly failing them, a new study suggests that older brains are better than younger brains in s...