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Kids With Autism, Delays More Likely to Be Overweight by Age 5: Study - 2018-10-23
"Children with autism or developmental delays may be at increased risk for obesity, a new study finds." More

Hard Arteries Hard on the Aging Brain? - 2018-10-22
"Stiff arteries may significantly raise the risk of dementia, researchers report." More

Widely Used Antipsychotics May Not Ease Delirium in ICU - 2018-10-22
"Two common antipsychotic drugs are ineffective in treating delirium in intensive care unit patients, and don't shorten the length of time spent in the ICU or the hospital, a new study finds." More

Could Herpes Virus Help Cause Alzheimer's? - 2018-10-19
"There's growing evidence that the herpes virus responsible for cold sores also may cause Alzheimer's disease, a new research paper contends." More

E-Cigarettes Slowed Wound Healing in Animal Study - 2018-10-18
"Smoking electronic cigarettes could slow the healing of skin wounds as much as regular cigarettes, according to a new study on rats." More

Map of Mouse Hippocampus Could Be Weapon Against Alzheimer's - 2018-10-17
"A precision map of a part of the brain of the lowly mouse could be a potent new research tool against Alzheimer's, researchers say." More

Take 10 for Mindfulness - 2018-10-17
"Feel yourself being pulled in a million directions and losing track of what's really important? The meditative practice called mindfulness can help you get centered and re-focus on what's meaningful to you." More

Number of Autism Genes Now Tops 100 - 2018-10-17
"The number of genes known to be associated with autism now stands at 102, researchers report." More

Xanax, Valium Tied to Higher Suicide Risk in COPD Patients With PTSD - 2018-10-16
"People suffering from two common conditions -- post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the breathing disorder known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) -- may be increasing their risk for suicide if they take benzodiazepine drugs, a new study suggests." More

New Nerve Stimulation Technique Might Relieve Back Pain - 2018-10-16
"Stimulating a specific set of nerves that are nestled along the spine may deliver relief to those who suffer from chronic back pain and cut the need for opioid painkillers, new research suggests." More

Facebook Posts May Hint at Depression - 2018-10-15
"People may rely on social media such as Facebook to showcase the highlights of their lives, like vacations. But new research suggests the language they use in posts might also help predict depression." More

Despite Opioid Crisis, Most Patients Want the Drugs for Post-Op Pain - 2018-10-15
"Despite a flood of news reports on the opioid crisis, many people still want the potentially addictive painkillers after surgery, a new survey suggests." More

Health Tip: 10 Signs of Alzheimer's - 2018-10-12
"Nearly 50 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, the Alzheimer's Association says." More

Do Dimmer Days in Pregnancy Raise Postpartum Depression Risk? - 2018-10-12
"Women whose final stages of pregnancy occur during the short, dark days of winter may be at increased risk for postpartum depression, a new study suggests." More

A-Fib Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia - 2018-10-10
"A common heart rhythm disorder, atrial fibrillation, may speed up mental decline in older adults, new research suggests." More

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