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Pigs' Hearts Beat for a Year in Baboons' Abdomens
Studies may one day lead to use of animal organs for human transplantation
Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home
Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study
Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women
Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese
Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study
Most were satisfied with their decision, researchers noted
White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report
Finding points up need for better access to reproductive health care for all women, researcher says
Health Tip: Strengthening Your Brain
Suggestions for seniors to stay sharp
Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells
Decline of these neurons occurs with aging, Alzheimer's, researchers say
Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids
Cause seems related to inflammation of the arteries, researchers say
Seals, Sea Lions Helped Global Spread of TB, Study Finds
Research on origins of tuberculosis may shed light on how other viruses are transmitted between species
Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Raise Risk of Falls, Study Says
Findings counter common beliefs about intensive treatment
Botox Tested on Stomach Cancer in Mice
Preliminary research suggests the wrinkle treatment might silence critical nerves that support tumors
High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck, Study Finds
Rate of cell growth may be a key to diagnosis and treatment, an expert says
Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys
Finding could be big gain against deadly pathogens like Ebola, Marburg, researchers say
Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC
4 million fewer births attributed to less sex, more contraception, but U.S. rate still higher than comparable nations
2 Vaccines Help Cut Bacteria That Cause Meningitis, Study Finds
Shot could reduce risk that people who carry germs will spread them to others, research suggests
Health Tip: Teach Children Not to Waste Food
Make sure school lunch has food they'll eat
Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report
Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path
For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds
Increased odds for asthma seen into teen years
Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit
New study finds that follow-up monitoring and care is crucial
Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some
People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests
Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower
Study found fitter kids had different white matter, which helps brain regions communicate with each other
Education Linked to Activity Levels During the Week
College grads exercise more on Saturday, Sunday, while high school dropouts more active on weekdays, study finds
All Pregnant Women Need Flu Shot: Ob/Gyn Group
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says vaccination helps mother and baby
More Children Hit by Cars in September, Experts Say
Drivers and students need to know and follow traffic safety rules
Health Tip: Practice a Well-Balanced Exercise Program
Don't focus on just one form of activity
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