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Deep Brain Stimulation Tested for Early Alzheimer's

Although treatment seems safe, benefit isn't yet clear.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Space Travel May Pose Risks to Heart

Exposure to radiation might explain Apollo astronauts' rate of heart problems, researcher says.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Lack of Fitness Second Only to Smoking as Predictor of Early Death: Study

Increases in fitness levels were associated with greater longevity.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Safer Heads Prevail With New High School Football Rule

When full-contact practices were limited, blows to the head dropped, study found.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Study of Teen Brains Offers Clues to Timing of Mental Illness

Regions that undergo greatest change also where schizophrenia, depression genes are most strongly expressed.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Family Lifestyles May Be as Important to Health as Genes

Shared habits and environment contribute to heart disease, high blood pressure and depression, study reports.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Sharing Drug 'Snorting Straws' Spreads Hepatitis C

Study highlights more fallout from opioid epidemic.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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