11/25/2014
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  • NEWS

    Eating yogurt regularly may actually reduce a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Read more


  • NEWS

    Regions of the brain involved in sensory information may be more susceptible to Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia, suggesting that it may be a weak spot when it comes to developing dementia, That's a finding of researchers at Oxford University . Read more


  • NEWS

    Here's another reason to avoid late-night snacks.  Researchers at UCLA found that mice that eat at irregular times have impaired memory compared to mice that have a normal eating schedule. Read more


  • INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK

    Here’s what it is and how you can control it.

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    The body is a sacred garment

    —Martha Graham


  • NEWS

    Heart attack patients who received stem cells from their own bone marrow showed significant benefits in their healing, according to a clinical trial detailed in a report to the  American Heart Association. Read more.


  • NEWS

    This probably shouldn't come as a surprise: Men are more likely to help a woman if she's wearing high heels.  That's the conclusion of research just published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior.  Read more.

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    Medical diagnosis takes a huge leap forward when a patent for a device that can create cross-sectional images of any part of the human body is awarded to a dentist-turned-computer wiz named Robert Ledley. Working in a basement laboratory at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Ledley had built his first CT scanner—short for computed tomography—two years earlier. His scanners were soon in great demand—for the first time, doctors could see photographic renderings of soft tissue and organs, such as the brain and heart, not to mention detailed images of tumors. Get the full story.

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