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  • Osteoporosis Drug Promotes Healing of Fractures

    Osteoporosis Drug Promotes Healing of Fractures
    A drug used to treat severe osteoporosis promotes healing of hard-to-mend fractures in the elderly and others, reducing pain and time spent in nursing homes, researchers said Tuesday. In preliminary studies, 93% of 145 patients who had unhealed bone...
  • Sleep takes out brain's trash; buildup of refuse may make you sleepy

    Sleep takes out brain's trash; buildup of refuse may make you sleepy
    Among the many vital roles that sleep plays in our lives, our nightly rest may give us the chance to take out the cerebral trash, says a new study. No, we're not talking about some kind of Ambien-induced sleep-housework. We're talking about the...
  • Study: MRSA infections declining

    Study: MRSA infections declining
    Dangerous infections caused by the bacterium methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, appear to be declining in healthcare settings across the nation, the federal government reported Tuesday. An analysis conducted by the Centers for...
  • Fit to be Surgeon General?

    Fit to be Surgeon General?
    As a registered dietitian, Sharon Salomon of Phoenix teaches clients how to eat right and lose weight. But despite her expertise, Salomon says there's just one word to describe her own physique: "fat." To some, Salomon's 5-foot-2-inch, 170-pound body...
  • Aging Bikers Hit the Road Harder

    Aging Bikers Hit the Road Harder
    A study from the University of Rochester Medical Center points to a troubling trend: Motorcycle riders are growing older and, as a result, more are getting injured. The average age of motorcyclists involved in crashes has risen recently from 34 to 39...
  • A look at Japan's damaged nuclear plants

    A look at Japan's damaged nuclear plants
    The situation at one of Japan's crippled nuclear power plants seemed to go from bad to worse as an explosion Saturday destroyed a building that houses one reactor and on Sunday another reactor began experiencing problems with its cooling system. An...
  • Can this drink help insomnia?

    Can this drink help insomnia?
    Part of an ongoing series on health claims. Claim: Tart cherry juice can be a natural solution for insomnia, according to CherryPharm, which produces a tart cherry juice product called CheriBundi. Reality: The idea that cherry juice can help promote...
  • Key genital measurement linked to male fertility

    Key genital measurement linked to male fertility
    The dimension in question is not penis or testicle size, but a measurement known as anogenital distance, or AGD. Men whose AGD is shorter than the median length -- around 2 inches (52 mm) -- have seven times the chance of being sub-fertile as those...
  • Dark Supermoon To Affect Earth's Tides Tonight?

    Dark Supermoon To Affect Earth's Tides Tonight?
    Today Is: Crush a Can Day (Source: HolidayInsights.com) Crush a Can Day is today. How flat can you squish it? After you get done kicking the can around, you get the fun of crushing it too. Use it as a stress reliever to take out all of the...
  • Postpartum depression tied to domestic violence

    Postpartum depression tied to domestic violence
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mothers with postpartum depression are more likely to be in a violent relationship than moms without depression, and new mothers in abusive relationships are more likely to suffer postpartum depression, according to a new...
  • Could acupuncture help relieve seasonal allergies?

    Could acupuncture help relieve seasonal allergies?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Acupuncture may help improve seasonal allergy symptoms in some people with runny noses and watery eyes, according to a new study - but the effect seems to be small. Researchers found 71 percent of people reported an...