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Irregular Heartbeat Doubles Risk for 'Silent Strokes,' Review Suggests

Tue, 2014-11-04 09:18

Finding might explain link between atrial fibrillation, poorer thinking and memory, researchers say

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What Snake Caused That Bite? New DNA Test Might Tell

Tue, 2014-11-04 09:18

Technology could save many lives in countries where venomous snakes are common

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Long-Term Shift Work May Drain the Brain, Study Reports

Mon, 2014-11-03 19:15

Rotating shifts for more than 10 years seemed to have the biggest impact, researchers say

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Prescribe Blood Thinner Pradaxa With Caution, Study Warns

Mon, 2014-11-03 17:15

Bleeding risk appears greater than anticipated

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Inhaled Ebola Vaccine Protects Monkeys

Mon, 2014-11-03 17:15

Needle-free version would be easier to use in West Africa, experts say, and human trials are next step

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Study Points to Causes Behind Age-Linked Memory Loss

Mon, 2014-11-03 17:15

'Better' connections between brain networks might actually hamper recall, researchers say

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Better Detection, Diagnosis Major Factors Behind Rise in Autism Cases: Study

Mon, 2014-11-03 17:15

But, reporting changes don't explain the total increase, experts say

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Many Americans May Get Hospice Care Too Late

Mon, 2014-11-03 15:15

A third die within a week of beginning palliative care, experts say

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Officials, Nurse Reach Deal Over Ebola Quarantine

Mon, 2014-11-03 13:54

Officials, Nurse Reach Deal Over Ebola Quarantine

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Should You Jump on the Protein Bandwagon?

Mon, 2014-11-03 13:35

Stroll the aisles at any supermarket, and you’ll spot a variety of products, from cereal to Greek yogurt to bagels, touting their high protein content.

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End-of-Life Care Discussions May Miss Patient Priorities

Mon, 2014-11-03 13:15

Care preferences, prognosis, values, fears important to the ill and their family

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Single Blood Test Could Speed Cancer Diagnosis

Mon, 2014-11-03 13:08

A single blood test to detect cancer earlier is a step closer, scientists in the U.K. say, after they discovered more than 800 markers in the blood of people with cancer.

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Typical ADHD Care Leaves Room for Improvement, Study Finds

Mon, 2014-11-03 09:15

Many pediatricians fail to follow guidelines for diagnosis, treatment

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Brain Cancer Patient Brittany Maynard Ends Life

Mon, 2014-11-03 09:15

Brain Cancer Patient Brittany Maynard Ends Life

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Q&A With Mario Lopez

Mon, 2014-11-03 00:37

The actor, author, and dad of two reveals his favorite ways to have fun with his kids.

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Q&A With Ricky Gervais

Mon, 2014-11-03 00:37

The comedian, actor, and producer opens up about his work, his fitness regime, and the perks of celebrity.

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Michael J. Fox's Crusade for a Parkinson's Cure

Mon, 2014-11-03 00:37

How Michael J. Fox's Parkinson's diagnosis changed his life –- for the better, he says.

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Weight-Loss Surgery Lowers Type 2 Diabetes Risk, Study Shows

Sun, 2014-11-02 19:15

Obese people who had gastric bypass, banding were 80 percent less likely to develop blood sugar disease

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NYC Doctor With Ebola Shows Signs of Improvement

Sat, 2014-11-01 17:15

Condition upgraded to stable, from serious but stable, hospital says

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Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's?

Fri, 2014-10-31 17:15

When this protein malfunctions, brain cells die, say researchers working with mice

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