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Humidifier may help sleep apnea patients stick with treatment

Apnea that isn’t properly treated has been linked with excessive daytime sleepiness, heart attacks, heart failure.

11 Aug 2018 7:38 PM

More women may be experiencing depression during pregnancy

Another factor is that people don’t live as close to family as they once did.

14 Jul 2018 1:37 PM

Gene critical for male sex development identified

As we begin to understand the genetic underpinnings of these disorders, we can improve our care of these patients.

15 Jun 2018 3:46 PM

Pediatricians urged to warn vulnerable kids away from '13 Reasons Why' Netflix series

One of the best practices is not to portray suicide, period.

19 May 2018 4:57 PM

Losing sleep might make it harder to lose body fat

If sleep is inadequate, this may be a reason for the extra weight.

24 Mar 2018 3:33 PM

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Obesity, overweight tied to shorter life, more years with heart disease

Some research in recent years has suggested that overweight people may live longer than their normal-weight counterparts.

24 Mar 2018 2:04 PM

Novel protein mat can soak up pollution: study

This opens the door to the creation of larger mats that could soak up toxic chemicals in places like war zones.

18 Mar 2018 2:46 PM

Our brain may navigate using just smells: study

Development of virtual reality technology has mainly focused on vision and sound.

27 Feb 2018 2:16 PM

Superagers' youthful brains offer clues to keeping sharp

Parts of the brain shrink with age, one of the reasons why most people experience a gradual slowing of at least some types of memory.

23 Feb 2018 6:07 PM

Infants can learn abstract rules visually: study

The researchers showed 40 infants patterned sequences of different kinds of dogs. 

23 Feb 2018 2:51 PM

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Romance can counteract effects of bullying

Bisexual men in relationships with women described difficulties discussing their bisexuality and experiencing stereotypes.

18 Feb 2018 2:46 PM

Healthy friendships may boost memory: study

It's not as simple as saying if you have a strong social network, you'll never get Alzheimer's disease.

02 Nov 2017 7:19 PM