Mexican researchers find key to reversible male contraception

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Contraception for males that does not involve a condom is limited to vasectomy. Vasectomies are reversible in some instances but the surgical procedure is difficult and the results...

British researchers prove healthy obesity is just a phase

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The multiple claims of healthy obesity are little more than mythology according to new research conducted by researchers from the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at University...

ADHD meds linked to psychotic symptoms in some kids

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Stimulant medicines used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may raise the risk of psychotic side effects in kids who have one or both parents with a history of...

Dementia reversed with new stem cell procedure

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The form of dementia that accounts for 50 percent of all the dementia cases that develop in people that are over the age of 60 can be reversed...

New jail treatment program leads innovative approach

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Massachusetts continues to focus on what has been identified as a drug crisis effecting all of the citizens of the Commonwealth. Innovative programs are beginning to pop up...

“The Female Hormone Solution”: The secret to women’s health

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The female body is a complex and dynamic machine that works divinely well...when it gets the right signals. Those signals are hormones, the message carriers of the brain...

Alzheimer’s disease: Does it begin in the mouth?

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Poor oral hygiene has long been associated with coronary heart disease, but is there a connection between bad brushing habits and Alzheimer's disease? Scientists seem to believe there...

Traditional Japanese pickle can prevent flu

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Naoko Waki of Kagome Co., Ltd. in Japan and colleagues reported that bacteria found in a traditional Japanese pickle can prevent flu. The flu prevention comes from the presence...

Kidney health tied to diet in three new studies

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Dr. Nimrit Goraya from Texas A&M College of Medicine, Dr. Eiichiro Kanda from Tokyo Kyosai Hospital, and Dr. Deidra Crews from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine presented...

Odds for grossly obese people getting back to normal weight seen...

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We have all seen amazing stories of huge weight loss by grossly obese people, whether on shows like the “Biggest Loser,” or in newspapers and magazines articles, etc.....

Cholesterol metabolite discovered that accelerates breast cancer

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Dr. Erik Nelson, Dr. Donald McDonnell, and colleagues at Duke University reported the discovery of a cholesterol metabolite that mimics the action of estrogen in the development and...

Iressa approved as first-line treatment in war against mestastic lung cancer

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Iressa (gefitinib) a kinase inhibiting drug has just received FDA approval as a “first-line” treatment for patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. The drug works to block...