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Learning a new language at any age helps the brainLearning a second language may help improve brain function regardless of when y
Learning a new language at any age helps the brain
FOX News / Posted 5 hours ago
Learning a second language may help improve brain function regardless of when you start, according to a new study. Researchers found that young adults proficient in two languages performed better on attention tests and had better concentration than... Read more
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Your brain may work differently in winter than summerThe way your brain works may vary from season to season, a new study suggests.
Your brain may work differently in winter than summer
FOX News / Posted yesterday
The way your brain works may vary from season to season, a new study suggests. Researchers found that when people in the study did certain cognitive tasks, the ways that the brain utilizes its resources to complete those tasks changed with the... Read more
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Future diabetes treatment? Human skin cells coaxed to make insulinHuman skin cells can be reprogrammed to produce the hormone insulin, which coul
Future diabetes treatment? Human skin cells coaxed to make insulin
FOX News / Posted yesterday
Human skin cells can be reprogrammed to produce the hormone insulin, which could one day help patients better control their diabetes. However, the new cells, which researchers described Jan. 6 in the journal Nature Communications, are still in the... Read more
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Crazy but true facts about kaleKale is one of the most popular names on the list of healthy foods and it has b
Crazy but true facts about kale
FOX News / Posted yesterday
Kale is one of the most popular names on the list of healthy foods and it has been deemed a superfood based on its nutrient profile. Due to high levels of vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients, this green vegetable should be included in your... Read more
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New pressure sensor could help detect breast tumors one dayA new transparent, bendable pressure sensor could be incorporated into a pair o
New pressure sensor could help detect breast tumors one day
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
A new transparent, bendable pressure sensor could be incorporated into a pair of latex gloves and one day help doctors check women for breast cancer, without requiring X-rays, researchers say. Doctors often touch and feel patients' bodies, applying... Read more
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Benefits of eating fish during pregnancy may outweigh mercury riskFor pregnant women, eating fish every week may benefit the brain of their futur
Benefits of eating fish during pregnancy may outweigh mercury risk
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
For pregnant women, eating fish every week may benefit the brain of their future child, and may even decrease his or her risk of having some of the early signs of autism, according to a new study. In the study, researchers in Spain followed about... Read more
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CBS News
Drone-hunting eagles can snatch devices out of the skyFor law enforcement officers around the world, partnering with animals is a tim
Drone-hunting eagles can snatch devices out of the sky
CBS News / Posted 3 days ago
For law enforcement officers around the world, partnering with animals is a time-honored tradition. Mounted police do their duty on horseback -- and, in some countries, camelback. Specially trained dogs serve and protect by sniffing out drugs and... Read more
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NBC News
These Magnetic 'MoonWalker' Shoes Help You Defy GravityHave you ever fantasized about walking on the moon, but you don't want to put o
These Magnetic 'MoonWalker' Shoes Help You Defy Gravity
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
Have you ever fantasized about walking on the moon, but you don't want to put on a spacesuit and blast more than 200,000 miles through space? A New York-based startup plans to turn this lunar fantasy into a reality, and it could be as simple as... Read more
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thirds of young adults would make the wrong decision about stroke symptomsMost adults younger than 45 would make the wrong choice if they were experienci
thirds of young adults would make the wrong decision about stroke symptoms
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
Most adults younger than 45 would make the wrong choice if they were experiencing the symptoms of a stroke: They'd wait to go to the hospital. A new study finds that only about 33 percent of people younger than 35 said they would be "very likely" to... Read more
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1 in 3 adults drink excessively, but aren't alcoholics, CDC findsAbout a third of U.S. adults drink excessively, but most of these people are no
1 in 3 adults drink excessively, but aren't alcoholics, CDC finds
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
About a third of U.S. adults drink excessively, but most of these people are not alcoholics, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study analyzed information from more than 138,000 U.S. adults between... Read more
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Innovative wound-healing technique could save limbsThe fight is on to save human limbs: As the rate of diabetes continues to rise,
Innovative wound-healing technique could save limbs
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
The fight is on to save human limbs: As the rate of diabetes continues to rise, the foot ulcers and chronic wounds that can come with the condition — and can lead to amputations in severe cases — remain a persistent problem. To address it, medical... Read more
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Electric patch helps some people with PTSD in small studyPeople suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) could someday be tr
Electric patch helps some people with PTSD in small study
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) could someday be treated with the help of an electric patch worn on their head when they are sleeping, researchers say. However, much further research is needed to confirm whether this... Read more
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Chemical in plastics may alter boys' genitals before birthBaby boys who are exposed in the womb to a chemical used in soft plastics may s
Chemical in plastics may alter boys' genitals before birth
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
Baby boys who are exposed in the womb to a chemical used in soft plastics may show small signs of altered genital development, according to new research published today. The study, which included more than 700 infants in four U.S. cities, is the... Read more
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CBS News
Dark, brooding tarantula species named for Johnny CashA newly discovered tarantula sports a black coat that is as dark and brooding a
Dark, brooding tarantula species named for Johnny Cash
CBS News / Posted 6 days ago
A newly discovered tarantula sports a black coat that is as dark and brooding as its celebrity namesake: the renowned singer Johnny Cash. Tarantulas, the hairy spiders that stole movie scenes and won hearts in popular films like "Home Alone,"... Read more
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Zika prevention: The buzz on genetically modified mosquitoesWith Zika virus on the rise in parts of South and Central America, experts are
Zika prevention: The buzz on genetically modified mosquitoes
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
With Zika virus on the rise in parts of South and Central America, experts are seeking new ways to curb the spread of the potentially dangerous virus. The Zika virus can cause an infection with mild symptoms, but experts are concerned that... Read more
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FOX News
Riding high: Pot-smoking drivers evade blood testsPeople who drive after smoking marijuana are at greater risk of car crashes, bu
Riding high: Pot-smoking drivers evade blood tests
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
People who drive after smoking marijuana are at greater risk of car crashes, but blood tests to check for the drug may not be a reliable way to catch impaired drivers, a new study suggests. Researchers found that levels of marijuana's active... Read more
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Head trauma linked to same 'plaques' seen in Alzheimer'sPeople with brain injuries from trauma to the head may have a buildup of the sa
Head trauma linked to same 'plaques' seen in Alzheimer's
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
People with brain injuries from trauma to the head may have a buildup of the same plaques seen in people with Alzheimer's disease in their brains, a small, new study suggests. Moreover, the areas of the brain where the plaques were found in people... Read more
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CNET
Ghost spiders in the sky: New tarantula named after Johnny CashA handsome new tarantula has made its debut on the world stage, and, just like
Ghost spiders in the sky: New tarantula named after Johnny Cash
CNET / Posted 6 days ago
A handsome new tarantula has made its debut on the world stage, and, just like its namesake, Aphonopelma johnnycashi knows a little something about style. The spider was named both for its location, near Folsom State Prison, and the colouring of the... Read more
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express
Most adults struggle to solve this puzzle - can YOU? This picture puzzle has left many scratching their heads: Can you figure it o
Most adults struggle to solve this puzzle - can YOU?
express / Posted 7 days ago
This picture puzzle has left many scratching their heads: Can you figure it out? FANCY yourself as a bit of a problem solver? Well see if you can figure out this picture puzzle that’s left many... Read more
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FOX News
Even slightly preterm babies face risksInfant death rates in the United States continue to decline, but babies born ev
Even slightly preterm babies face risks
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
Infant death rates in the United States continue to decline, but babies born even just a few weeks early are at considerably higher risk for death than those born at full term, according to a new report. In 2013, there were 5.96 infant deaths for... Read more
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How Zika virus spreads: Chain of events explainedZika virus is "now spreading explosively in the Americas," World Health Organiz
How Zika virus spreads: Chain of events explained
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
Zika virus is "now spreading explosively in the Americas," World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan said on Thursday (Jan. 28), and 3 million to 4 million people in the Americas could be infected by the virus this year... Read more
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Why meningitis strikes teensThe reason why meningitis seems to strike during the teen years may be that tee
Why meningitis strikes teens
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
The reason why meningitis seems to strike during the teen years may be that teens' bodies are more likely to carry a chemical that fuels the growth of the bacteria that cause meningitis, according to a new study. In the study, the researchers... Read more
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Daily Mail
This book provides a 19th century guide to samurai fighting for copsThe 19th century guide to Samurai fighting: Book reveals the martial arts techn
This book provides a 19th century guide to samurai fighting for cops
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
The 19th century guide to Samurai fighting: Book reveals the martial arts techniques that cops could use to catch criminals Newly translated book was writen in 1888 by Samurai Tetsutaro Hisatomi It describes a number of highly-guarded practices to... Read more
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Future of fertility treatment: 7 ways baby-making could changeMore than three decades ago, researchers successfully combined sperm and egg in
Future of fertility treatment: 7 ways baby-making could change
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
More than three decades ago, researchers successfully combined sperm and egg in a lab dish to produce the first children born from in vitro fertilization (IVF), sometimes referred to as "test tube babies." Although the technique seemed futuristic at... Read more
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What's that word? Marijuana may affect verbal memoryYears of smoking pot may have an effect on a person's verbal memory, which is t
What's that word? Marijuana may affect verbal memory
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
Years of smoking pot may have an effect on a person's verbal memory, which is the ability to remember certain words, a new study finds. For every five years of marijuana use, researchers found that, on average, one out of two people remembered one... Read more
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Flu season in full swing; CDC warns of severe cases in young adultsFlu season has started, and although so far it has not been as bad as last year
Flu season in full swing; CDC warns of severe cases in young adults
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
Flu season has started, and although so far it has not been as bad as last year's, there have been reports of some young and middle-age adults developing severe cases of influenza, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Today... Read more
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Do older people have more body odor?"The Healthy Geezer" answers questions about health and aging in his weekly col
Do older people have more body odor?
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
"The Healthy Geezer" answers questions about health and aging in his weekly column. Question: Answer: It does seem that seniors do stink more than younger people. Aren't we lucky? It's true that one recently... Read more
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Smartphone trick could change your sedentary lifestyleUsing reminders on your smartphone to prompt you to get moving during the day c
Smartphone trick could change your sedentary lifestyle
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
Using reminders on your smartphone to prompt you to get moving during the day could help you reduce the amount of time you spend sitting, a new study suggests. The researchers found that people in the study who used such smartphone reminders spent 3... Read more
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Autism risk linked to obesity, diabetes combination in momsChildren born to women with obesity and diabetes may have an increased risk of
Autism risk linked to obesity, diabetes combination in moms
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
Children born to women with obesity and diabetes may have an increased risk of autism, a new study suggests. The children in the study who were born to women who were obese before becoming pregnant were nearly twice as likely to be diagnosed with... Read more
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There may be an exercise 'sweet spot' for losing weightWorking out has numerous health benefits, but if you are trying to lose weight,
There may be an exercise 'sweet spot' for losing weight
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
Working out has numerous health benefits, but if you are trying to lose weight, exercise alone may not be enough: The body may adapt to higher levels of physical activity, so you may not burn more calories even if you exercise a lot, a new study... Read more
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Daily Mail
Beachgoer captures terrifying moment sneaker wave floods Oregon beachWhy you should never turn your back on the ocean: Beachgoer captures terrifying
Beachgoer captures terrifying moment sneaker wave floods Oregon beach
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Why you should never turn your back on the ocean: Beachgoer captures terrifying moment rogue 'sneaker wave' floods Oregon beach Steve Raplee ran away seconds before the wave hit south of Coos Bay A man standing on an Oregon beach captured the... Read more
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Moderate drinkers less depressed than teetotalers, poll findsAre moderate drinkers less likely to be depressed than those who abstain from a
Moderate drinkers less depressed than teetotalers, poll finds
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
Are moderate drinkers less likely to be depressed than those who abstain from alcohol? Maybe a bit, a new Gallup Poll finds. Thirteen percent of moderate drinkers reported having been diagnosed with depression at some point in their lives, compared... Read more
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Young women's cancer risk linked to tanning bedsYoung women who use tanning beds or booths have up to a sixfold increase in the
Young women's cancer risk linked to tanning beds
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
Young women who use tanning beds or booths have up to a sixfold increase in their likelihood of developing melanoma, a new study found. The study also suggests that indoor tanning has likely played a role in the rise in melanoma rates among young... Read more
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Addiction changes brain biology in 3 stages, experts sayExperts who research addiction have long argued that it is a disease of the bra
Addiction changes brain biology in 3 stages, experts say
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
Experts who research addiction have long argued that it is a disease of the brain. Now, in a new paper, they present a model of addiction, broken down into three key stages, to illustrate how the condition changes human neurobiology. Essentially,... Read more
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'Schizophrenia gene' discovery sheds light on possible causeResearchers have identified a gene that increases the risk of schizophrenia, an
'Schizophrenia gene' discovery sheds light on possible cause
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
Researchers have identified a gene that increases the risk of schizophrenia, and they say they have a plausible theory as to how this gene may cause the devastating mental illness. After conducting studies in both humans and mice, the researchers... Read more
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Can a pill increase a woman's libido? 5 things that affect female sex driveWomen with low libido could soon get a "little pill" of their own that aims to
Can a pill increase a woman's libido? 5 things that affect female sex drive
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
Women with low libido could soon get a "little pill" of their own that aims to improve their sex life. Last week, an expert panel voted to recommend that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approve a drug called flibanserin, which is touted as... Read more
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Omega-3s may prevent full-blown schizophreniaOmega-3 fatty acids may prevent the development of full-blown schizophrenia in
Omega-3s may prevent full-blown schizophrenia
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
Omega-3 fatty acids may prevent the development of full-blown schizophrenia in people who are at high risk of the disease, new research suggests. What's more, omega-3s seemed to prevent the study participants from developing psychosis for several... Read more
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Can prenatal choline cut schizophrenia risk in kids?In an update to a recent study, researchers say they are continuing to find evi
Can prenatal choline cut schizophrenia risk in kids?
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
In an update to a recent study, researchers say they are continuing to find evidence that women who take supplements containing choline when they're pregnant may lower the risk of schizophrenia in their children. The children in the study are now 4... Read more
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Herbal supplements often contain unlisted ingredientsPeople who consume herbal products such as supplements may be getting more, or
Herbal supplements often contain unlisted ingredients
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
People who consume herbal products such as supplements may be getting more, or less, than they bargained for. Many of these products contain ingredients not listed on the label, a new study finds. In the study, nearly 60 percent of herbal products... Read more
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term opioid use linked to depressionPeople who take prescription opioids, which are used for treating pain, for lon
term opioid use linked to depression
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
People who take prescription opioids, which are used for treating pain, for longer than a month may have an increased risk of developing depression, according to a new study. Pain itself can also lead to depression, but in the study, the link... Read more
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2/3 of young adults would make the wrong decision about stroke symptomsMost adults younger than 45 would make the wrong choice if they were experienci
2/3 of young adults would make the wrong decision about stroke symptoms
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
Most adults younger than 45 would make the wrong choice if they were experiencing the symptoms of a stroke: They'd wait to go to the hospital. A new study finds that only about 33 percent of people younger than 35 said they would be "very likely" to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Can Central Florida become medical tourism destination?About a third of Dr. Richard Klein's patients come to him from outside of Flori
Can Central Florida become medical tourism destination?
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
About a third of Dr. Richard Klein's patients come to him from outside of Florida to receive vascular lymph node transfer surgery under his care at UF Health Cancer Center – Orlando Health. For some, this is the second or third trip to the area, but... Read more
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Walrus's nose had surprising sourceNo one likes a runny nose. But for one stuffed-up walrus, rivers of snot signal
Walrus's nose had surprising source
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
No one likes a runny nose. But for one stuffed-up walrus, rivers of snot signaled a rare ailment. Siku, a 22-year-old female walrus at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, California, was orphaned as a pup in Alaska. At the age of 17, Siku got... Read more
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Ticks that can carry Lyme disease are spreading across USHere a tick, there a tick, everywhere a tick, tick: The critters that can carry
Ticks that can carry Lyme disease are spreading across US
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
Here a tick, there a tick, everywhere a tick, tick: The critters that can carry Lyme disease are now more widespread in the U.S. than ever before, according to new research. In the study, experts mapped the distribution of Lyme-disease-carrying... Read more
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Low-fiber diet may change gut microbes for generationsDiets that are low in fiber may cause irreversible changes to populations of gu
Low-fiber diet may change gut microbes for generations
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
Diets that are low in fiber may cause irreversible changes to populations of gut bacteria, and those changes may be passed on over generations, new research suggests. In experiments, mice that were fed a low-fiber diet lost certain species of the... Read more
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Even centenarians are living longerThe oldest of the old are living even longer, a new report shows. In recent ye
Even centenarians are living longer
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
The oldest of the old are living even longer, a new report shows. In recent years, the death rate among American centenarians — people who have lived to age 100 or older — has decreased, dropping 14 percent for women and 20 percent for men from 2008... Read more
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Eating healthy fats may reduce death from heart diseaseEncouraging people to eat healthy fats such as those found in olive oil or fish
Eating healthy fats may reduce death from heart disease
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
Encouraging people to eat healthy fats such as those found in olive oil or fish could help prevent more than a million deaths from heart disease worldwide each year, according to a new study. In fact, the number of deaths from heart disease due to... Read more
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Dissolving implants could monitor the brain one day, rat study showsTiny, wireless, electronic implants that melt away in the body could one day he
Dissolving implants could monitor the brain one day, rat study shows
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
Tiny, wireless, electronic implants that melt away in the body could one day help doctors monitor the brain, new research in rats suggests. Similar devices could be used elsewhere in the body, potentially as a way to deliver medicine to targeted... Read more
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Baking-soda ingredient may lower risk of premature deathOlder people may be at increased risk of premature death if they have low level
Baking-soda ingredient may lower risk of premature death
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
Older people may be at increased risk of premature death if they have low levels of bicarbonate, a main ingredient in baking soda, in their blood, a new study suggests. In the study, researchers examined nearly 3,000 relatively healthy adults ages... Read more
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'Last-resort' antibiotics fail against new superbugsSome bacteria have finally breached the last wall of humans' antibiotic strongh
'Last-resort' antibiotics fail against new superbugs
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
Some bacteria have finally breached the last wall of humans' antibiotic stronghold, according to a new study from China. In the study, researchers found a gene in one strain of Escherichia coli (E. coli) that protects these bacteria against one of... Read more
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