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HPV Vaccine Does Not Raise Sexual Activity, Study Finds

HPV Vaccine Does Not Raise Sexual Activity, Study Finds

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Adolescent girls who get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine are no more likely to engage in sexual activity than girls who do not get the vaccine, according to a new study that challenges a widely held belief. H…

Sex Addiction Considered a Real Disorder in New Study

Sex Addiction Considered a Real Disorder in New Study

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Although many believe sex addiction is an “excuse” for cheating, a new study indicates that it is a real disorder with specific symptoms, according to the Daily Mail.Study researcher, Rory Reid from the U…

Harvard Researchers Use Cell Phones for Tracking Malaria

Harvard Researchers Use Cell Phones for Tracking Malaria

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — There’s a new weapon in the war against malaria — the cell phone.Harvard researchers found they could track the spread of malaria in Kenya using phone calls and text messages from 15 million mobile phones.&ldquo…

Stroke Patients Are Getting Younger, Study Finds

Stroke Patients Are Getting Younger, Study Finds

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Having a stroke may not be just a concern for the elderly.  New research shows young adults are having strokes at a faster rate, and people under 55 make up an increased percentage of all strokes.In a new study,…

LISTEN: Scientists Find Harshest Sound in the World

LISTEN: Scientists Find Harshest Sound in the World

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Scientists studying the brain’s reaction to sound have determined the piercing screech of a knife against a glass bottle to be the human ear’s worst nightmare.A research team at the University of Newcastle ex…

Veterans Report Poorer Health Than Active Military, Civilians

Veterans Report Poorer Health Than Active Military, Civilians

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) — Military veterans have poorer health compared to current servicemen as well as civilians, according to a new study by researchers at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle.They surveyed 53,000 veterans, 3,70…

Study Links Prenatal Mercury Exposure to ADHD Symptoms

Study Links Prenatal Mercury Exposure to ADHD Symptoms

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — A new study highlights the difficulty pregnant women face while eating for two, finding that more mercury exposure leads to a higher incidence of ADHD symptoms, while more fish consumption — the main source of mercu…

Tomatoes Linked to Lower Stroke Risk

Tomatoes Linked to Lower Stroke Risk

George Doyle/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Tomatoes are linked to a decreased risk of stroke in men, a new study finds.The study, published Monday in the journal Neurology, involved more than 1,000 Finnish men between 46 and 65 who never had a stroke before….

Foodie Alert: How Palate Cleansers Work on ‘Fatty Mouth’

Foodie Alert: How Palate Cleansers Work on ‘Fatty Mouth’

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — “Red wine with red meat,” or so the old adage goes. Now new findings may help us better understand how palate cleansers like wine or tea refresh our mouths between courses.A study, published on Monday in Cu…

Protein Linked to Alzheimer’s Found in Wild Cats in Japan

Protein Linked to Alzheimer’s Found in Wild Cats in Japan

HANS-ULRICH OSTERWALDER/Getty Images(TOKYO) — Could cats hold the latest clue in figuring out the cause behind Alzheimer’s?Japanese researchers say they’ve discovered a possible link to the disease in cats.  Scientists who studied the carcasses o…

Morphine-Like Painkiller, Minus the Complications, Found in Black Mamba Venom

Morphine-Like Painkiller, Minus the Complications, Found in Black Mamba Venom

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(PARIS) — The deadly venom of one of the most feared snakes in Africa apparently contains a painkiller that could rival morphine, but without the side effects, according to French scientists.The black mamba, found throughout sub-…

Maternal Hypertension Linked to Lower IQ

Maternal Hypertension Linked to Lower IQ

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — High blood pressure during pregnancy can cause low birth weight and early delivery, and a new study suggests it may have lasting effects on the baby’s brain.The Finnish study of nearly 400 men found that those born to h…

Indoor Tanning Tied to 170,000 Skin Cancers Annually

Indoor Tanning Tied to 170,000 Skin Cancers Annually

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Indoor tanning increases the risk of two types of common skin cancers, especially among those exposed before the age of 25, a new review of previously published studies shows.This international study, published Tuesday…

Fast Food Diet Participants Paid to Purposely Gain Weight

Fast Food Diet Participants Paid to Purposely Gain Weight

Thinkstock Images/Getty Images(ST. LOUIS) — Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are making an unusual offer: They are paying people to add fat to their own bodies by eating an extra 1,000-calorie fast food meal each da…

Beta Blockers May Not Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes

Beta Blockers May Not Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New research suggests that beta-blocker pills don’t prevent heart attacks, strokes or cardiac deaths in patients with heart disease, but doctors are torn over whether there’s enough in the study to make them want to …

Womb-Scratching Technique May Boost IVF Success

Womb-Scratching Technique May Boost IVF Success

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — What if a quick, cheap and relatively painless procedure could double the chances of becoming pregnant through in-vitro fertilization?  British researchers say a simple scratch to the uterine lining might do jus…

Baby Suffers from Rare Blood Hardening Disorder

Baby Suffers from Rare Blood Hardening Disorder

Obtained by ABC(NEW YORK) — Most mothers don’t worry about hugging their babies.Jenna Buswell, a Washington state mother of two, does worry about such close contact.Buswell’s bundle of joy, her 7-month-old son Casen, has a rare vascular condition that…

Technology Addiction Considered a Mental Illness

Technology Addiction Considered a Mental Illness

Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Are you spending too much time on the web?  Suffering blackberry burnout or iPhone fatigue?  Well, doctors say you may have a real psychological problem.  That’s why they’re adding Internet addiction to their li…

Study Finds Young Children Watch a Shocking Amount of TV

Study Finds Young Children Watch a Shocking Amount of TV

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — How many hours of television are your children watching?  Probably more than you think.  Pediatricians have long been concerned about television exposure in childhood, as it can affect cognitive development an…

Experimental Stem Cell Therapy May Help Treat Burn Victims

Experimental Stem Cell Therapy May Help Treat Burn Victims

Cytori Therapeutics, Inc(GLASGOW, Scotland) — For more than 40 years, Lesley Kelly of Glasgow, Scotland, lived with third-degree burns that stretched over 60 percent of her body.Kelly was 2 years old when she fell into a bathtub filled with hot water …

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