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Your 'Healthy' Bacteria Are as Individual as You Are

04/16/2014 - Study finds helpful microbial communities vary person to person

Experimental Measles Drug Shows Promise in Animal Trials

04/16/2014 - If one day approved to treat people with infection, it might reduce their symptoms, researchers say

Cancer 'Vaccine' for Advanced Disease Passes Early Hurdle

04/16/2014 - But research is still in preliminary stages and there's no proof it will work

Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories

04/16/2014 - When study participants were thinking about calories, they ate more of the crunchier items, less of the soft

Health Highlights: April 16, 2014

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Yoga Big on West Coast, Chiropractors Popular in Midwest

04/16/2014 - U.S. study shows geographic trends in use of complementary and alternative medicine

Bleeding Irregularities Common in Menopause, Study Finds

04/16/2014 - Report should reassure women at this stage of life, researcher says

Health Tip: Use a Safe Stroller

04/16/2014 - Make sure toys can't fall on your child

Health Tip: Preventing Stairway Falls

04/16/2014 - Make sure stairs are well-lit and clear of clutter

Brain Scans Might Spot Potential for Recovery From Coma

04/16/2014 - Right now misdiagnosis is common, so a better technology is needed, experts say

Study Links Casual Marijuana Use to Changes in Brain

04/15/2014 - The brain regions are tied to motivation, emotion and reward, researchers say

Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study

04/15/2014 - More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say

Certain Thyroid-Related Diseases May Vary by Race

04/15/2014 - Study looked at Graves', Hashimoto's thyroiditis among U.S. military personnel

Obesity Linked to Increased Odds of Losing Baby, Study Finds

04/15/2014 - Weight counseling should start before pregnancy, expert says

Family Dog Can Help Kids With Autism

04/15/2014 - The bond between child and pet can also be a 'bridge' to interaction with others, study suggests

Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health

04/15/2014 - Osteoporosis rates rose among people with breathing disorder, study found

Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden

04/15/2014 - Study suggests severely overweight people are slowed down by low 'sunshine vitamin' levels

Tanzeum Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

04/15/2014 - Along with diet and exercise

Drowning Deaths Down Overall, But Still a Problem: Report

04/15/2014 - Rates increased for adults 45 to 84; kids 4 and under and adults 85 and older at highest risk

FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

04/15/2014 - Tanzeum is injected once a week and appears to help control blood sugar levels, agency says