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Weight-loss surgery appears to have an additional side benefit -- it may improve urinary incontinence symptoms in women, according to a new study.
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The degree to which consumers perceive themselves to be knowledgeable about a product influences the likelihood that they will buy a particular product, researchers find in a series of studies published in Psychological Science , a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
When researchers apply an electromagnetic field to tiny hair cells coated with magnetic nanoparticles , the particles vibrate and force the hairs to move.
A recent study may have confirmed what public health and education advocates have long tried to argue: a positive and supportive school environment improves the health of children from low socioeconomic backgrounds, ultimately increasing their academic performance.
Two treatments that break up blood clots deep in the veins of the legs appear no different in terms of death risk.
A new study finds two new anti-viral hepatitis-C medications are effective for patients who are also HIV positive.
Despite tremendous advances in psychological care, researchers are still uncertain as to the mechanism by which psychotherapy influences the brain and improves a person's condition.
Low-income teenagers are significantly less likely to engage in certain risky health behaviors, such as gang membership and binge drinking, when they attend high-performing schools, according to a new study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.
The August edition of the valuable Consumer Reports magazine includes a piece titled "Back-to-school bests: Our top picks for tablets and laptops - for all ages."
More than one million prostate biopsies are performed each year in the U.S. alone, including many repeat biopsies for fear of cancer missed.
Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles found that higher quality schooling has a significant impact on the ability of children in poverty to improve their academic performance and avoid risky behaviors.
These days a whole lot of money is being spent in anticipation that not only will Hillary Clinton be the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee she ultimately will win the nation's highest office.
One in every 2,000 babies is born with a skull that can't grow normally. Various sections of these babies' skulls are fused together at joints called sutures, constricting the developing brain and disrupting vision, sleep, eating and IQ.
Workers in the mixing room blend various spices to create Badia products. Miami-based Badia Spices has grown from a small company serving the local Cuban community to an enterprise that sells its products throughout the United States and in dozens of international markets, competing with the largest spice companies in the nation.
Elijah Watson knows he wants to go to college. He also knows that it will be difficult to leave home on the Navajo reservation if he does.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:27 pm
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