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  • Acupuncture May Aid In Vitro Fertilization 03/25/14
         Women undergoing in vitro fertilization can increase their chances of becoming pregnant by up to 65 percent if they also have acupuncture, a preliminary study su...
  • Biannual Antibiotics May Cut Major Cause of Blindness in Afr 03/25/14
         Increasing the administration of antibiotics from annually to twice a year in rural African villages could help reduce serious eye infections that can lead to bl...
  • Stimulating Thymus Reactivates T-Cell Production 03/25/14
         It's possible to stimulate the thymus gland to produce new immune system T-cells in adults infected with HIV, U.S. researchers say. HIV infection destroys T-cell...
  • Can I Make My Breasts Larger? 03/25/14
         Although many products (from special creams to exercise techniques) claim to boost breast size, you should save your money: They don't work. The truth is that th...
  • Breast and Pelvic Exams 03/25/14
         Your mom just made an appointment for your first gynecologic exam and you're feeling: Totally panicked. You start praying for an avalanche, four flat tires on th...
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  • Study finds more elderly develop diabetes 03/25/14
         More elderly Americans are contracting diabetes and the majority develop complications such as heart disease that might be prevented if they properly monitored t...
  • Medical schools prepare for 03/25/14
         Just a few years ago, a graduate from Brown University medical school had just an inkling about how to care for the elderly. Now, Brown and other U.S. medical sc...
  • Alzheimer's Research Target May Be a Dead End 03/25/14
         A once-promising pathway for research into preventing and treating Alzheimer's disease may have been derailed by a surprise chemical finding, researchers report....
  • Costs for elderly diabetics on the rise in the U.S. 03/25/14
         The costs of caring for elderly people with diabetes, a growing population, are threatening to overwhelm the system designed to pay for their medical care, accor...
  • Japan researchers put tiny camera in mouse's brain 03/25/14
         Japanese researchers have implanted a small camera inside a mouse's brain to see how memory is formed, in an experiment they hope to some day apply to humans to ...
Diseases/Conditions
  • Cancer drug ruling will have wide impact 03/25/14
         A decision expected Friday on federal approval for Genentech's Avastin cancer drug could have ramifications for all companies developing cancer medicines. Genent...
  • Smoky bar triggered deadly asthma attack: study 03/25/14
         A woman in her late teens died from an acute asthma attack triggered by secondhand cigarette smoke shortly after arriving at her job as a waitress in a bar in Mi...
  • Bush signals flexibility on AIDS strategy 03/25/14
         US President George W. Bush signalled Wednesday that he might drop his anti-HIV/AIDS strategy's insistence on sexual abstinence if he finds it is ineffective -- ...
  • Chronic Pain Harms Brain's Wiring 03/25/14
         Chronic pain can disrupt brain function and cause problems such as disturbed sleep, depression, anxiety and difficulty making simple decisions, a U.S. study find...
  • Diet tied to breast and ovarian cancer risks 03/25/14
         A new study suggests that women who eat diets rich in meat and dairy may have a decreased risk of breast cancer, while those who bulk up on fiber, fruits and veg...
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