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Maria Canfield

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Brain reboot? Psychiatric care may see radical shift

Even if you’re unfamiliar with serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain, you’ve likely heard

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Sobering study is wake-up call to tackle sleep apnea

There is important news for the more than 25 million U.S. adults who suffer from obstructive sleep a

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Why chronic kidney disease is called a ‘silent killer’

You’d think a health condition affecting 30 million American adults – one in seven – would be

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Java ’nother! Study links coffee to longer life

Various health benefits of coffee drinking have been widely reported in recent years, including coff

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All ‘write’! MasSpec Pen detects cancerous tissue

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin believe their newly-created device, called the Ma

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B-3’s a charm: Vitamin may prevent miscarriages

In a 12-year study published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from Au

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‘Rock Steady’ method helps sufferers fight Parkinson’s

If you were asked to make a connection between Parkinson’s disease and boxing, you’d likely thin

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Certain diabetes meds can help with osteoporosis

Many people – women especially – have both Type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis. This isn’t surpri

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No time to ‘waist’ in fight against overfat pandemic

You may think a healthy body type is measured by the pounds you see on your home scale, or by your b

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Study links chronic pain to cognitive impairment

For the first time, researchers have made an association between chronic pain and memory loss in old

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New drug may revolutionize prostate cancer treatment

Recent research from a United Kingdom-funded clinical trial could change the standard of care for me

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Low-dose aspirin may cut breast cancer risk by a fifth

A new study suggests that taking low-dose aspirin at least three times a week may reduce the risk of

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