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Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity
Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One way to fight childhood obesity is to pay close attention to food labels when you go to the grocery store, a nutrition expert says. The Nutrition Facts label rev...
Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start With Hospitals, Study Suggests
Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start With Hospitals, Study Suggests THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Black mothers are less likely than white moms to breast-feed their babies, and here's one possible reason why: Hospitals in neigh...
Robin Williams Had Early Stage Parkinson's Disease, Wife Reveals
Robin Williams Had Early Stage Parkinson's Disease, Wife Reveals FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Robin Williams was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease before he committed suicide this week, and he was sober at the time of his death, his wife...
Researchers Unlock Clues to How Ebola Disarms Immune System
Researchers Unlock Clues to How Ebola Disarms Immune System WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've discovered how the deadly Ebola virus disables the immune system. They hope the findings will prove valuable in efforts to...
Robin Williams Had Parkinson's Disease, Wife Says
Robin Williams Had Parkinson's Disease, Wife Says THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Robin Williams was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease before he committed suicide this week, and he was sober at the time of his death, his wife announced Th...
Robin Williams' Death Shines Light on Depression, Substance Abuse
Robin Williams' Death Shines Light on Depression, Substance Abuse TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The suicide Monday of Academy Award-winning actor and comic star Robin Williams has refocused public attention on depression, its sometimes li...
Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region Where Contextual Memories Are Made
Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region Where Contextual Memories Are Made TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A region of the brain that plays a key role in contextual memories has been pinpointed in rats by researchers. Alzheimer's disease and othe...
Researchers Create Functional 3-D Brain-Like Tissue
Researchers Create Functional 3-D Brain-Like Tissue TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers who created functional 3-D brain-like tissue say it could help scientists find new treatments for brain injuries and diseases and improve knowle...
Researchers Closer to Test for Human Form of 'Mad Cow' Disease
Researchers Closer to Test for Human Form of 'Mad Cow' Disease WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have developed two simple tests that could offer the first non-invasive ways to diagnose the human version of "mad cow" disease. The ...
Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan
Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Runners may live an average three years longer than people who don't run, according to new research. But, the best news from this study is that it appears that you ca...