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Sunny Skies Tied to Suicide Rates
Sunny Skies Tied to Suicide Rates FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sunny days may be linked to suicide rates, but in a complicated way, new research suggests. In a study of more than 69,000 suicides spanning 40 years, Austrian researchers fo...
Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming too much salt may more than double a smoker's risk of developing the painful inflammatory disease known as rheumatoid arthritis, a new st...
Stem Cell Research Offers Clues About Schizophrenia
Stem Cell Research Offers Clues About Schizophrenia FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research involving stem cells may provide clues about the chemical basis for schizophrenia, scientists report. Brain cells of people with this chronic a...
Scientists Watch Imagination at Work in the Brain
Scientists Watch Imagination at Work in the Brain SATURDAY, Sept. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've tracked specific activity in the human brain linked to imagining. It hasn't been clear whether imagination and memory were distinct ...
Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD
Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Key connections between brain networks seem to mature more slowly in young people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according ...
Study Ties Multiple Births to Higher Costs, Complications
Study Ties Multiple Births to Higher Costs, Complications MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Births of multiple babies cost more and pose greater risks for complications and death than singleton births, researchers report. The researchers sugg...
Small Number of Drugs Behind Kids' Accidental Poisonings: CDC
Small Number of Drugs Behind Kids' Accidental Poisonings: CDC MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A relatively small number of medications are responsible for sending thousands of young children to the hospital for accidental ingestion, a U.S. ...
Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned
Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Including women older than 70 in national breast cancer screening programs won't lead to a sharp reduction in advanced forms of the disea...
Social Networking Sites Can Help Obese Lose Weight: Study
Social Networking Sites Can Help Obese Lose Weight: Study WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Social networking sites can help people lose weight, according to a new study. For people who are obese, sites like Twitter and Facebook can be an ...
Study: Exposure to Diversity Might Boost Baby's Social Skills
Study: Exposure to Diversity Might Boost Baby's Social Skills THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to diverse communities may boost infants' social learning, according to a new study. Hearing different languages in the park or superma...