Blood Pressure Vaccine Shows Promise in Rats

Experimental treatment might benefit people who forget to take meds, researcher says


Could a Noisy Neighborhood Make You Fat?

Constant exposure to traffic, trains and planes may add inches to your waist, researchers report


Delaying Umbilical Cord Clamping Might Boost Child Development

Fine-motor and social skills slightly improved in boys, but no difference in IQ, researchers say


Do People Transmit Happiness by Smell?

Lab experiment with 'scent samples' suggests humans pick up on others' positive emotions via sweat


Even Slightly Overactive Thyroid Linked to Higher Fracture Risk

Study found greater chances of breaks in hip bones, spinal areas


Fewer U.S. Hospitals Send New Moms Home With Formula

But CDC survey finds one-third continue the practice, which can undermine breast-feeding efforts


First Part of Ejaculate May Be Primed for Conception

Researchers find early sperm more likely to achieve a pregnancy


For Kids Who Stutter, Rhythm Perception May Be Key

Expert says study emphasizes brain differences in those with speech problem


Hallucinations, Delusions Uncommon in General Population: Study

Women, people in wealthier nations more likely to experience these psychotic experiences


Health Highlights: May 26, 2015
  • GMO-Free Similac Advance Baby Formula Announced


Health Highlights: May 27, 2015
  • White House Puts Hold on Type of Gene Engineering

  • GMO-Free Similac Advance Baby Formula Announced


Health Tip: Avoiding Overuse Injury

Vary your exercise routine


Health Tip: Be Safe Around Lawn Mowers

Don't let kids play nearby while mowing


Health Tip: How Loud is Too Loud?

Signs you may be damaging your hearing


Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of Motion Sickness

Don't read in the car


Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts Say

Withdrawal, changes in daily habits can signal trouble


Hospice May Help Ease Depression After Loss of Spouse

Study suggests improved coping for those whose loved ones had end-of-life care


Immune-Based Therapy Uses Virus to Fight Advanced Melanoma

Study shows it helped a minority of patients, and experts say this approach has promise


'Moderate'Drinking Might Harm Older People's Hearts: Study

Research seems to question current recommendations regarding alcohol consumption


More Evidence That High-Fiber Diet May Curb Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Effect might be largely due to weight loss linked to eating more grains and vegetables, experts say


Newer Birth Control Pills May Slightly Raise Blood Clot Risk

Study finds effect with brands such as Yaz, Yasmin and Desogen, but risk to any one user remains very low


Potential Ebola Drug Target Identified in Mouse Study

Researchers zero in on a key protein involved in infection


Soy Supplements Won't Ease Asthma, Study Finds

Clinical trial refutes prior notion that the nutrient might boost lung function


U.S. Traveler Returning From Liberia Dies of Lassa Fever: CDC

Only sixth known case in United States since 1969, but virus is much less deadly than Ebola


White Matter Damage in Brain May Help Spot Early Alzheimer's

Study finds widespread changes using specialized MRI