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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Softeners in plastics may affect masculinity in young boys, study says

     
    Boys born to mothers who have above-normal levels of the controversial chemicals known as phthalates in their urine are less likely to exhibit masculine behavior, a new study has found. Phthalates, which block the activity of male hormones such as......
  • Rodent of the Week: Chemo disrupts birth of new brain cells

     
    Many people refer to something called chemo-brain that occurs while on chemotherapy. The medications, while attacking cancer cells, also seem to affect cognitive function. A new study depicts what happens in the brain from these potent drugs and...
  • Experimental drug shows some benefit for Huntington's disease

     
    An experimental drug call latrepirdine has produced a small improvement in the mental abilities of some patients with Huntington's disease, a finding that sets the stage for a larger clinical trial. Although the improvement was modest, the study marks...