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Health : Page 177

Healthy mood spreads in society, depression doesn't
Happy peopleAugust 21, 2015 ET
New research has revealed that having mentally healthy friends can help someone recover from depression or remain mentally healthyplace.
3D printing allows doctors to create highly accurate organ models
3D organAugust 21, 2015 ET
A 3D-printed model of a heart was used to help doctors prepare for surgery on a 9-month-old baby born with congenital heart disease at Nanjing Children's Hospital in July.
Drunk victims are as accurate as sober ones
Drunk victimsAugust 20, 2015 ET
People are often concerned about the accuracy of testimony given by victims who were intoxicated during a sexual assault but they shouldn't be.
Anxious? Depressed? You are a middle manager
Middle managerAugust 20, 2015 ET
Individuals near the middle of the social hierarchy suffer higher rates of depression and anxiety than those at the top or bottom, according to researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.
FDA approves first 'female Viagra'
Sprout PharmaceuticalsAugust 19, 2015 ET
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first pill designed to boost sexual desire in women.
New rules for smoking near schools in New York State
School smokingAugust 18, 2015 ET
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation to protect children across New York State from exposure to second-hand smoke.
Color-changing material signals brain injuries in soldiers and athletes
FootballAugust 17, 2015 ET
A bomb blast or a rough tackle can inflict brain damage that destroys lives. Yet at the time of impact, these injuries are often invisible.
The best method for cleaning hospital is... There's no data
Cleaning hospitalAugust 14, 2015 ET
Concerns about hospital "superbugs" have spotlighted the need to prevent the spread of germs in health-care settings but a new report reveals a disturbing lack of knowledge on something as basic as proper cleaning of a patient's room.
Cyclospora infection reported in 29 U.S. states
CDCAugust 14, 2015 ET
As of August 10, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had been notified of 457 ill persons with confirmed Cyclospora infection from 29 states so far this year.
Enjoying Southern diet? You'll enjoy heart attack, too
Southern dietAugust 13, 2015 ET
Eating a southern-style diet rich in fried food, eggs, organ meats and sugar-sweetened beverages could increase the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new study.
Medicare will cover expensive new leukemia medication
LeukemiaAugust 13, 2015 ET
Medicare will pay for a new, expensive cancer medication that costs about $178,000 for a standard course of treatment, the Obama administration says.
Spicy foods lower risk of premature death
Fresh chili peppersAugust 11, 2015 ET
People who favor spicy foods might have a lower risk of premature death, according to a study based on a large multi-year food analysis.
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