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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...
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...
British Scientists Spot Brain's Pain Center
British Scientists Spot Brain's Pain Center MONDAY, March 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- British researchers say they've identified the area of the brain linked to pain intensity. The University of Oxford team used a new imaging technique to observe how ...
Breast Cancer Survivors May Have Higher Thyroid Cancer Risk
Breast Cancer Survivors May Have Higher Thyroid Cancer Risk FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who survive breast cancer may have a higher-than-average risk of developing thyroid cancer in the next several years, a new study suggests. Loo...