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Is a Haywire Body Clock Tied to Mood Disorders?

August 18, 2018   ·   0 Comments

Print this page FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 — There may be a genetic link between mood disorders and the body’s internal clock, a new study ...

A Wilderness Expert’s Keys to Safety in the Great Outdoors

Print this page SATURDAY, Aug. 18, 2018 — Some simple steps can reduce danger when you venture into the great outdoors, an expert says. “Knowing ...

Genetic Testing for Cancer Lacking for Women on Medicare: Study

Print this page FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 — Testing for gene mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer is rare among some Medicare patients who ...

A Little ‘Horseplay’ Eases Veterans’ Mind, Body & Soul

Print this page FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 — U.S. Navy veteran Lisa Conway was having trouble coping with mobility issues related to two newly diagnosed ...

Blood Test in Early Pregnancy May Predict Mom’s Diabetes Risk

Print this page THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 — A blood test seems to detect signs of gestational diabetes as early as the 10th week of ...

Research Links Long-Banned Insecticide DDT to Autism

Print this page THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 — High levels of exposure to the insecticide DDT in women seems to more than double the risk ...

Stem Cells Restore Some Vision in Blind Mice

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 — Scientists say they have restored some degree of vision in blind lab mice, by activating stem cells ...

Amputation May Not Be Best Option for Severe Circulation Problems

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 — Trying to restore blood flow may be better than amputation for patients with a serious leg circulation ...

Study Hints at Why Women Suffer More Migraines Than Men

Print this page TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 — New insight into why women get more migraines than men could lead to better treatments, researchers say. ...

Give Your Child a Head Start With Math

Print this page TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 — Many kids struggle with math — and for a number of reasons. Knowing when to be concerned ...

Jury Awards $289 Million in Case Linking Weed Killer to Man’s Cancer

Print this page A $ 289 million award against Monsanto in a case linking its Roundup weed killer to terminal cancer in a former school ...

Promoting HPV Vaccine Doesn’t Prompt Risky Sex by Teens: Study

Print this page MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 — Controversial state laws that promote vaccinating kids against the human papillomavirus (HPV) do not increase the likelihood ...

Global Aid Programs Shortchange Teen Health Needs: Study

Print this page FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 — Teen health in developing countries is vastly underfunded, researchers report. While teens represent 26 percent of people ...

Eye Disease Link to Alzheimer’s Seen

Print this page SUNDAY, Aug. 12, 2018 — Researchers have discovered a link between three degenerative eye diseases and Alzheimer’s disease. They say their findings ...

New Research Suggests Glaucoma May Be an Autoimmune Disease

Print this page FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 — The eye disease glaucoma may be an autoimmune disorder, a new study suggests. Glaucoma affects nearly 70 ...

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