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Dementia patients more likely to get pacemakers: study

People with dementia are morelikely to get pacemakers than people without any cognitiveimpairment, according to a new study....

Parents of obese kids may be more ready to tackle diet than exercise

Parents of overweight and obesekids may want to help their kids be healthier, but they're moreoften willing to make changes...

Teens speak more openly with doctors in private

Teenagers are more likely todiscuss topics like sexual health and drug use with theirdoctors if their parents are out of...

REFILE-Traumatic childhood events more common among military volunteers

People who served in themilitary tend to have experienced more traumatic childhoodevents, such as being abused or living...

Traumatic childhood events more common among military volunteers

People who served in themilitary tend to have experienced more traumatic childhoodevents, such as being abused or living...

Doctors more likely than public to sign up for organ donation: study

Doctors are almost twice aslikely as the general public to be registered organ donors,according to a study of Canadian physicians....

Behavior therapy may help prevent depression over vision loss

Combining occupational therapyto help older people adapt to central vision loss with behaviortherapy to keep them from becoming...

Child siblings may influence each other's obesity risk

Brothers or sisters might have agreater influence than parents on a child's likelihood of beingobese, suggests new U.S. research....

Massachusetts monks tap brewing tradition to support aging members

Tucked off a two-lane highway ina hilly, wooded section of central Massachusetts, a group ofRoman Catholic monks has embraced...

S.Africa plans plain cigarette packaging by 2015 - minister

South Africa aims to force cigarettecompanies to sell products in plain packets by next year,despite an ongoing World Trade...

Paracetamol no better than placebo for low back pain, study finds

Paracetamol, a painkiller universallyrecommended to treat people with acute low back pain, does notspeed recovery or reduce...

Peer-led stress reduction may help mothers of kids with autism

Programs teaching "mindfulness"and "positive psychology" both helped mothers of children withautism and other mental-development...

Peaches Geldof's death was drugs-related, coroner rules

The death of Peaches Geldof, the daughterof musician and Band Aid founder Bob Geldof, was drugs-related,a coroner ruled on...

More U.S. teens' report using human growth hormone, group says

U.S. teenagers' reported use ofsynthetic human growth hormone more than doubled between 2012 to2013 as they sought to improve...

Using a nicotine patch during pregnancy tied to higher ADHD risk

Smoking during pregnancy hasbeen linked to a higher chance of the child havingattention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD),...

Cartoonist Roz Chast takes on eldercare

Cartoonist Roz Chast, famous forher deceptively simple drawings in The New Yorker magazine, isnow touching a chord with the...

Exercise may slow physical and mental decline after menopause

Women who exercise regularlyafter menopause tend to maintain their physical strength andmental acuity longer than those who...

Schizophrenia has many genetic links, study says

Over 100 locations on the humangenome may play a role in a person's risk of developingschizophrenia, according to a new study....

Babies of anxious mothers more likely to cry excessively: study

Women with anxiety disorders maybe more likely to have babies who cry excessively, suggests anew German study. Researchers...

Medication errors may be common after hospital discharge

More than half of heart patientsin a new U.S. study made mistakes taking their medications ormisunderstood instructions given...

Alcohol, energy drink mix tied to urge to drink: study

Mixing alcohol and energy drinksincreases the urge to drink more than drinking alcohol alone,according to a new study from...

Is organic chicken worth the price?

Just because a chicken is labeled "organic" doesnot mean that the bird on your plate lived a bucolic farm lifebefore you...

Depression may keep some men from fighting prostate cancer

Depression may be source ofdisparities in the treatment men get for prostate cancer,according to a new study. In the analysis,...

Social ties linked to lower suicide risk among men: study

Men who have more socialconnections such as through marriage and religious participationtend to have a lower risk of suicide,...

Stress, depression may affect how the body processes fat

Stress and depression have longbeen linked with a heightened risk of weight gain, but a newstudy sheds light on how those...

Chinese town trades lead poison test results for milk

After a test showed farmer ZhaoHeping's toddler grandson had high levels of lead in his bloodtwo years ago, local officials...

Government report finds 2.3 percent of Americans gay or bisexual

U.S. government data released on Tuesday showedthat 2.3 percent of American adults are either gay or bisexualand that these...

CORRECTED-More evidence "poppers" may damage eyesight

A club drug and aphrodisiac since the1970s, inhaled "poppers" are increasingly linked to eye damage -possibly due to a new...

Weight loss may be an appealing way to ease hot flashes

Women will try, and stick to, aweight loss plan if it promises to ease their hot flashes, asmall new study suggests. "Most...

Heart patients might go off medication after changes in pill appearance

People are more likely to stoptaking their medication after a heart attack if the appearanceof their pills suddenly changes...

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