Thursday, July 2, 2015

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Preliminary finding could lead to easier way to diagnose dysfunction, expert says
Fracture risk was very low for younger postmenopausal women with no osteoporosis, study found
WASHINGTON - Banned by the United States in 1972, the insecticide DDT is best known as the impetus for the modern environmental movement. Since Rachel Carson's bestseller Silent Spring sounded the alarm about the poisonous effects of the chemical on wildlife, the environment and human health, numerous studies have linked it to birth defects, miscarriage and reduced fertility.
Small study suggests Vyvanse might help with concentration, thought organization
Most of those seeking ER treatment are in their 20s, study says
If both partners view procedure as a joint effort, they feel greater intimacy afterward
Many moms-to-be worry about what they can and should eat while pregnant. Seafood is often a part of this conversation. I want to set the record straight...
An advisory panel on Thursday recommended that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approve the first-ever medication for premenopausal women with low libido, but only with special safety precautions.
Experts say findings make sense, but note they are preliminary
Two large international trials suggest single immunization may be as good as two or three
Is a parent who nurtured their development, study suggests
Researchers report treatment recommendations got kids evaluated faster in ER
But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising
Kids with ASDs didn't change their sniff response when odors were unpleasant
Study found little difference between menopause types, but black women had less advantage than white
UK geneticists examine 'relatedness' and its impact on offspring in global study
Study shows rise in prescriptions for the powerful medications, even though they're not OK'd for this use
Study suggests these activities might improve kids' attention span, self-control
Heavy adolescent girls at greater risk for unintended pregnancy, study shows
Women and minorities with atrial fibrillation less likely to receive standard of care, study says
But these subtle changes aren't detectable to the human eye
Gentle massaging can boost blood pressure, blood flow among these babies, research shows
But the research didn't establish a cause-and-effect relationship