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Taking simple steps in your 20s may prevent brain shrinkage in middle age, study finds.
Loss of a father may impact a child's DNA, new study finds.
FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Most women murdered in the United States die at the hands of a current or former intimate partner, a new federal study reports.
In a review of female homicide statistics from 2003 to 2014 in 18 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that domestic violence was involved...
FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Combining a sugary soda with your burger or fried chicken can really prime your body to pack on more pounds, a new study suggests.
Folks who had a sweetened drink with a high-protein meal stored more unused fat, compared to others who ate the same food with a sugar-free beverage, laborat...
FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Cows already give us milk, meat and leather. Now, researchers say they may also hold the key to an AIDS vaccine.
Scientists found it took cows just a few weeks to develop powerful antibodies against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
This suggests they could move from the farm to the l...
FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Children conceived using donor sperm are no different physically or mentally from other kids, a new Australian study says.
"For prospective parents, the decision to use donor sperm can seem like a step into the unknown," said study researcher David Amor, a professor and clinical geneticist at M...
FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Babies' diapers may hold clues to their brain development, a new study suggests.
Researchers analyzed fecal samples from dozens of 1-year-olds and assessed their thinking (cognitive) skills a year later.
The results revealed a link between certain types of microbes in the infants' fec...
FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Nobody wants the flu, but it can prove deadly for frail residents of nursing homes.
Now, new research suggests that giving this population a high-dose flu vaccine -- one with four times the usual amount of immune-spurring antigens -- can greatly cut their risk of hospitalization from the flu.<...
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