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  1. Drug Shows Promise Against MS in Mouse StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | HON

    An experimental drug, laquinimod, appears to prevent or slow the progression of multiple sclerosis in mice, according to a new study. "This study has given us more insight into how laquinimod works," said study author Dr. Scott Zamvil, of the University of California, San Francisco.

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  2. Dosing Errors Common With Kids' Liquid MedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | HON

    Parents may give their child too much or too little medicine when dispensing liquid medication, especially if they use a dosing cup, a new study reports. Four out of five parents made at least one dosing error when using either a dosing cup or an oral syringe, researchers found during laboratory experiments.

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  3. A Woman's Weight Has Complex Link to Stroke RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | HON

    Excess weight may put women at increased risk for the most common form of stroke, but at lower risk for a less common stroke type, new research shows. "While the results of this study may appear contradictory or somewhat confusing, the take-home message is that overall, obesity causes more harm than good," said Dr. Richard Libman, who reviewed the findings.

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  4. Autism-Linked Genes Often Differ Between SiblingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | HON

    In families that have more than one child with autism, the gene variations underlying each child's disorder often differ, new research shows. Researchers have long known that autism is a complex disorder.

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  5. Could Diet in Pregnancy Raise Child's Odds for ADHD?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | HON

    An unhealthy diet during pregnancy could influence a child's risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder , a new study warns. Researchers found that a high-fat, high-sugar diet can affect the function of a gene called IGF2 that helps steer fetal development of brain regions previously linked to ADHD.

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  6. Acetaminophen During Pregnancy May Up Risk of ADHD in KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | HON

    Pregnant women who take acetaminophen -- best known as Tylenol -- might raise the risk that their child will develop behavioral problems such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder , a new study suggests. Acetaminophen is generally considered safe in pregnancy -- so safe, in fact, that at least two-thirds of women turn to it while expecting, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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  7. Sky-High Temperatures Inside 'Bounce Houses'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | HON

    Inflatable bounce houses are a hit with kids at birthday parties and fairs. But, jumping around in these structures in hot weather can lead to serious heat-related illness, researchers say.

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  8. Depression Can Stalk Families Through GenerationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | HON

    People whose parents and grandparents suffered from depression are at much higher risk of developing the illness, a new study suggests. The research found that if a person's grandparent and parent each had depression, their own odds for the disorder tripled.

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  9. Is All That Flossing Really Worth It?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | HON

    Your mom told you to floss from an early age, and you try your best to keep up the habit because it saves gums and teeth. Or does it? A new investigation by the Associated Press suggests there's no good evidence backing up the claim that flossing is good for you.

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  10. Mouse Study Offers Hope for Vaccine Against ChlamydiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | HON

    A new Canadian study with mice suggests there is hope for a vaccine to protect against chlamydia, a common, sexually transmitted infection that can render young women infertile if left untreated. The vaccine works by interrupting the process by which chlamydia infects host cells, said senior researcher James Mahony, a professor of pathology and molecular medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.

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  11. Health Before a Stroke Is Big Predictor of Second AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | HON

    Stroke survivors who had high blood pressure or other heart risk factors before their stroke may be at greater risk for another stroke and dementia years later, a new Dutch study finds. "We already know that stroke patients have an increased risk of recurrent stroke and dementia," explained study senior author Dr. M. Arfan Ikram.

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  12. 1 in 13 Young Adults in U.S. Considered Suicide in Past YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | HON

    About one in 13 young adults in the United States had serious thoughts of suicide in 2013-2014, federal officials reported Thursday. That rate of 7.4 percent translates into 2.6 million Americans between the ages of 18 and 25, researchers said.

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  13. Zika Symptoms May Vary, So Testing Is CrucialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | HON

    Zika infection isn't always obvious. In one recent case, a rash, bloodshot eyes and spots in the mouth were key symptoms of infection with the mosquito-borne virus, researchers report.

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  14. Baby's Immune System Might Hint at Autism RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | HON

    While the origins of autism remain mysterious, new research points to the infant immune system as a potential contributing factor. A team of Swedish and American researchers said levels of certain protein "markers" in newborns' blood seemed to predict which children would go on to develop an autism spectrum disorder.

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  15. Poor Vision and Dangerous Falls Plague Many U.S. SeniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | HON

    Millions of American seniors have severe vision impairment, and with it comes the risk of a fall that could lead to disability, a new report finds. About 2.8 million seniors are thought to have severe vision impairment -- defined as either blindness or difficulty seeing, even with eyeglasses, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  16. Even in Taxis, Kids Belong in Safety SeatsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | HON

    Small children riding in taxis often aren't in a car safety seat, putting them at risk for injury and death in an accident, U.S. researchers warn. All 50 states require young children to be in car safety seats when traveling in a motor vehicle.

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  17. Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict DementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | HON

    The Dutch study can't prove cause-and-effect, and certainly not every depressed senior is headed for dementia. But experts said the findings are intriguing.

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  18. 'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental TollRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | HON

    A cancer diagnosis is dreaded by all, and a new study details the psychological damage it often leaves in its wake for patients. The Swedish study found much higher rates of anxiety, depression and even drug and alcohol abuse for those who've been told "you have cancer," compared to healthier people.

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  19. Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements Might Boost Antidepressants' EffectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | HON

    Researchers reviewed the findings of eight clinical trials worldwide, as well as other evidence, and concluded that the supplements appear to help battle depression in people already on medication. "Omega-3 fish oil -- in combination with antidepressants -- had a statistically significant effect over a placebo," said study leader Jerome Sarris.

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  20. Babies Fed Rice-Based Cereals Have Higher Arsenic Levels, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | HON

    Parents commonly give rice to their babies as a first food. Now, researchers say infants fed rice-based foods may have significantly higher "inorganic" arsenic concentrations in their urine than babies who never eat rice.

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