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Disrupted sleep found to accelerate cancer growth in mice

Here’s another reason you might want to make sure you sleep well. Researchers from the University of Chicago and the University of Louisville have...

Female docs spend more time than males on parenting, household tasks

A new study finds gender differences in parenting and household labor persist among a group of highly motivated physician-researchers in the early stages of...

Genetic disorder causes strokes, vascular inflammation in kids

National Institutes of Health researchers have identified gene variants that cause a rare syndrome of sporadic fevers, skin rashes and recurring strokes, beginning early...

Understanding the basic biology of bipolar disorder

Scientists know there is a strong genetic component to bipolar disorder, but they have had an extremely difficult time identifying the genes that cause...

Birch remedy finds credibility in clinical studies

Herbal and natural remedies for everything from the colds to dry skin often come with Grandma’s stamp of approval. But clinical studies are backing up...

NIH research network finds many youth have high levels of HIV

More than 30 percent of young males who had sex with other males and who were subsequently enrolled in a government treatment and research...

Teachers More Likely to Have Progressive Speech and Language Disorders

Mayo Clinic researchers have found a surprising occupational hazard for teachers: progressive speech and language disorders. The research found that people with speech and language...

NIH launches first national Down syndrome registry

The National Institutes of Health has launched DS-Connect, a Web-based health registry that will serve as a national health resource for people with Down...

Centers throughout the brain work together to make reading possible

A combination of brain scans and reading tests has revealed that several regions in the brain are responsible for allowing humans to read.The findings...

Soy does not reduce recurrence of prostate cancer

Adding soy to a diet does not reduce the recurrence of prostate cancer after prostatectomy, according to a University of Illinois at Chicago study. The...

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