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Scientists on cusp of diagnostic saliva testing
Date: 2009-11-25 20:21:01
The protein content in saliva, which changes as people age, may soon provide an avenue of diagnostic testing for age-related diseases, according to new research.... Full Story

Study: Migraines may result in higher risk of stroke
Date: 2009-11-18 22:35:02
Aside from experiencing severe discomfort, migraine sufferers may also be exposed to more than twice the risk of ischemic strokes than those who do not commonly get migraines, a new study indicates.... Full Story

Study: Poor exercise habits don't explain failing obesity tests
Date: 2009-11-17 22:12:24
Though scientists estimate that nearly one third of children and teens in the U.S. are overweight or obese, a lack of exercise does not explain the rising rates, a new study suggests.... Full Story

Free memory tests mark Alzheimer's Awareness month
Date: 2009-11-16 22:10:48
The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) will hold its seventh annual National Memory Screening Day on Tuesday, November 17, to raise awareness about the impact memory tests have had on the early detection of potentially harmful health conditions.... Full Story

Testing for foot conditions may help athletes heal
Date: 2009-11-09 22:20:03
With the prevalence of foot injuries due to fall sports, officials at the American Pediatric Medical Association (APMA) and American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine are warning athletes of foot-related precautions this autumn.... Full Story

Exposure to sneezes may provokehealth anxiety
Date: 2009-11-06 22:15:32
Tales have been told of people suffering a stroke simply by stifling a sneeze; while these accounts may be fictional, new research has shown that being around a sneezing person commonly increases a person's fear of contracting the flu and suffering a heart attack at an early age.... Full Story

Diagnostic testing may relieve healthcare costs
Date: 2009-11-05 22:14:39
The Arrayit Corporation, a researcher of pharmaceuticals, genetics and diagnostic testing, plans to help control healthcare costs through early diagnoses of common diseases.... Full Story

Could marijuana prevent post-traumatic stress disorder?
Date: 2009-11-04 22:29:42
The use of cannabinoids, such as marijuana, could foster the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to recent research.... Full Story

Tests show non-invasive therapy an alternative for broken bones
Date: 2009-11-03 21:43:43
Shock-wave therapy may offer a non-invasive, though equally effective, alternative to surgery from patients whose broken bones have difficulty healing, new research suggests.... Full Story

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