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="Eating Eating disorders harm women's fertility
Fri, Aug 19, 2011
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Women with the eating disorders anorexia and bulimia may take a bit longer to get pregnant than other women.
="Predicting Predicting who will and won't survive a heart attack
Thu, Aug 18, 2011
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It may be possible to predict who will survive or die as the result of a first heart attack.
="Building Building muscle reduces diabetes risk
Thu, Aug 18, 2011
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Increasing muscle mass can help lower risk for type 2 diabetes.
="Brain Brain injury boosts stroke risk
Wed, Aug 17, 2011
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In the three months after a traumatic brain injury, the risk of stroke may increase 10-fold.
="Dentists Dentists can spot undiagnosed diabetes
Wed, Aug 17, 2011
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Dentists may be able to help spot undiagnosed diabetes or identify people with pre-diabetes.
="Health Health at birth and teen academic performance
Tue, Aug 16, 2011
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Babies who get low scores on a test of heart, lung and brain function given just a few minutes after birth may be more likely to need special education as teenagers.
="Optimism Optimism lowers stroke risk
Tue, Aug 16, 2011
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The more optimistic you are, the lower your risk of having a stroke. Optimism protects against stroke. While it is not a cause-and-effect link, there is a significant association.
="Vitamins Vitamins help boost memory
Sat, Aug 13, 2011
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Adults who take vitamin and mineral supplements for almost a decade perform better on one type of memory test than those who don't take such supplements.
="Sexual Sexual assault doesn't cause binge drinking
Sat, Aug 13, 2011
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Teenage girls who develop post-traumatic stress disorder after being sexually assaulted aren't at increased risk for binge drinking.
="Blood Blood pressure drop during dialysis and clot risk
Fri, Aug 12, 2011
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Low blood pressure while undergoing dialysis puts patients at risk for clots where their blood vessels are connected to the dialysis machine.
="Childhood Childhood depression, anxiety tied to pain later
Fri, Aug 12, 2011
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Children who experience abuse or other adversities and develop mental health disorders are at greater risk for chronic physical problems when they're adults.
="Smoking, Smoking, diabetes, obesity shrinks the brain
Thu, Aug 11, 2011
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People should stop smoking, control their blood pressure, avoid diabetes and lose weight.
="Even Even a little exercise helps the heart
Wed, Aug 10, 2011
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Even small amounts of exercise - about 150 minutes or 2.5 hours of moderate activity a week - can reduce the risk of heart disease by about 14 percent.
="Elderly Elderly need to exercise more
Tue, Aug 9, 2011
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Older adults have to exercise more than younger adults in order to maintain their muscle mass.
="Mobile Mobile sensors track health of elderly
Tue, Aug 9, 2011
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A small pilot study of wireless mobile sensors used by a group of retirees suggests the technology may be useful in detecting meaningful changes in seniors' health.
="Stet Stet can show heart attack risk
Mon, Aug 8, 2011
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Heart attack among people with HIV who have abnormal heart ultrasound tests or stress echoes is 10 times greater than in the general population.
="Training Training in positive thinking help anxious teens
Mon, Aug 8, 2011
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Training children in a positive thinking style about interactions with other people helps them overcome anxiety and prevent such problems from lingering into adulthood.
="Poorer, Poorer, less educated prone to hypertension
Sun, Aug 7, 2011
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Young adults with low incomes and less education have more chances of developing high blood pressure.
="Exposure Exposure to common chemicals affects thyroid function
Sun, Aug 7, 2011
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Chemicals called phthalates and bisphenol-A (BPA) that are found in solvents, plastics and numerous household products may alter levels of thyroid hormones in the body. Thyroid hormones play a role in many critical bodily functions, including reproduction and metabolism.
="Broken Broken heart syndrome affects many people
Fri, Aug 5, 2011
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Broken heart syndrome - a temporary form of acute heart failure caused by a sudden weakening of the heart muscle.
 
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