Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes More Likely In Children Who've Had Enterovirus

By | Fri, 10/17/2014 - 18:00

Enterovirus patients in Africa, Asia and South America are more likely to get Type 1 diabetes, suggesting genes aren't the only cause of the disease.

Lancen

US Enterovirus Outbreak Continues, Another Infant Dies

By | Fri, 10/17/2014 - 17:23

Lancen Kendall, just 5 months old, is the latest victim of an outbreak of enterovirus D68 sweeping across the United States.

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The Definitive Guide For Understanding Concussions [PHOTOS]

By | Fri, 10/17/2014 - 09:00

Your brain is fragile. Treat it like you would your iPhone — but better because it's your brain.

Elderly Suffer From Malnutrition And No One Notices

Peering Into The Quiet World Of Elderly Malnutrition

By | Thu, 10/16/2014 - 09:00

Elderly aren't receiving the nutrients they need and most health care professionals don't realize it.

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How A PhD Buys You A Healthy Fear Of Thunderstorms

By | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 18:26

Having a degree in meteorology is likely to make you even more sensitive to bad weather.

Ebola

How Infectious Is Ebola, Really?

By | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 17:58

If Ebola only spreads through direct contact with bodily fluids, how on earth did no one besides his nurse contract the deadly disease from Thomas Eric Duncan?

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The Science Behind Holding Your Pee

By | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 15:40

Your brain tells your pelvic muscles when to contract in order to prevent urinary incontinence.

"Extreme Altruism," Heroes Risk Their Lives

Why Do Ordinary People Risk Their Lives To Save Strangers?

By | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 14:00

Saving a drowning motorist, rushing into a burning building, stopping an armed attacker. Yale psychologists wanted to find out what makes everyday people do heroic things.

Teens With Depression Can't Be Cured With Exercise

You Shouldn't Expect Exercise To Make Your Teen's Depression Go Away

By | Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:53

New research proves exercise can't cure teens of depression like medication can.

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What Happens In The Aftermath Of A Stroke

By | Mon, 10/13/2014 - 16:18

The support cells in the brain go to work rebuilding dead or damaged neurons, offering clues for treating other neurological diseases.

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Future Alzheimer’s Treatments May Include Helping Patients Sleep

By | Mon, 10/13/2014 - 16:00

A new study finds a relationship between the nightly awakenings of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and increased levels of the neurotransmitter orexin.

Smoking

Smoking Contributes To 14 Million Major Medical Conditions Every Year

By | Mon, 10/13/2014 - 16:00

Adults in the U.S. suffer from an estimated 14 million major medical conditions each year that are attributed to smoking.

Vegetables Treat Autism Symptoms

Autism Symptoms Improve From Daily Doses Of Broccoli And Other Veggies

By | Mon, 10/13/2014 - 15:00

Vegetables can help improve symptoms for children with "poorly understood disorder."

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Why Stress Is Especially Bad For Teenage Girls

By | Sat, 10/11/2014 - 18:12

Young girls think too deeply about stressful events, which makes them more vulnerable to depression.

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‘Raw Beauty Project’ Turns Handicapped Women Into Models [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 10/10/2014 - 16:26

20 models in wheelchairs pose for a photography project, showing that having a disability shouldn’t be stereotyped as lacking beauty in the conventional sense.

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