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Autism Ability To Remember Faces Tied To Oxytocin ‘Love’ Gene

By | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 15:00

Gene mutation in oxytocin receptor tied to facial recognition ability in autistic children.

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Texting Service Reduces Diabetes Risk In Participants Through Better Awareness

By | Thu, 12/19/2013 - 10:40

Txt4health public messenger services warns citizens of Detroit and Cincinnati about diabetes risks and changes lifestyle habits.

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Deep Brain Stimulation Improves Driving Skills In Parkinson’s Disease Patients

By | Wed, 12/18/2013 - 16:00

German clinical trial finds that deep brain stimulation enhances the driving skills of Parkinson’s disease patients.

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How A Flu Vaccine Caused Narcolepsy In Children

By | Wed, 12/18/2013 - 14:00

Stanford study reveals how the swine flu vaccine Pandemrix caused narcolepsy in children and adolescents by triggering an autoimmune brain disorder.

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Doctors Aren’t Learning Cost-Conscious Care: 85% Of Residency Programs Don’t Teach How To Save Patients Money

By | Tue, 12/17/2013 - 11:47

Courses on cost-saving only feature in 15% of internal medicine residency programs. Meanwhile, cost-conscious care could save the U.S. $750 billion in unnecessary medical spending.

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Microchip Diagnoses HIV/AIDS Instantly: Tricorder-Like Test Could Aid Millions With Disease

By | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 14:00

A new, inexpensive microchip quickly diagnoses patients with HIV/AIDS and could lead to a simple finger stick test for the disease.

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Money Can Buy You Happiness, Up To A Point

By | Fri, 11/29/2013 - 14:56

The economic development of countries improves life satisfaction up to $36,000.

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West Coast NFL Teams Benefit From Time Difference Thanks To Jet Lag And Circadian Rhythms

By | Thu, 11/28/2013 - 14:04

Harvard and Stanford study finds West Coast NFL teams have benefited over the last 40 years thanks to the body’s internal clock.

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Newlyweds Gut Feelings Predict Whether A Marriage Will Remain Happy

By | Thu, 11/28/2013 - 14:00

Gut feelings, rather than conscious attitudes, are a better predictor for whether a marriage will remain happy, according to research from Florida State University.

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Spinal Injuries Treated With Hypoxia: What Is This Promising New Treatment?

By | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 16:00

Oxygen deprivation, also known as hypoxia, improves walking endurance for people with spinal injuries.

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New Tongue-Guided Wheelchair Wins Hearts In Clinical Trial: Disabled Given New Freedom Through Invention

By | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 14:00

Magnetic tongue piercings can guide wheelchairs for the paralyzed, according to a new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Older Adults Suffer More Vision Problems At Home: Is Glaucoma Worsened By Dim Lighting?

By | Thu, 11/21/2013 - 16:00

Study finds that poor at-home lighting aggravates the vision difficulties connected with glaucoma.

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Drinking More Milk As A Teen Doesn't Lower Adult Hip Fracture Risk

By | Mon, 11/18/2013 - 16:00

A Harvard study finds that higher milk consumption during teenage years does not lower the risk of a hip fracture later in life.

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Multiple Births Up To 20 Times More Expensive Than Single-Births

By | Mon, 11/11/2013 - 12:55

Medical costs are disproportionately high for moms carrying twins or triplets during pregnancy and after delivery.

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Scientists Shrink Brain Cancer With Novel Gene Regulation Technology

By | Wed, 10/30/2013 - 14:00

Northwestern University develops a gene therapy for brain cancer that turns off tumor growth in mice.

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