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  • 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...
  • Brain wash

     
    Time: A new study out of the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) suggests sleep is necessary for the brain to get rid of waste. The study, published in the journal Science, also reveals that the brain’s cells shrivel up......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...