Blood Pressure Vaccine Shows Promise in Rats

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


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


Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems: Study

Eye therapies will not cure reading disorder, experts say


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


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


Health Tip: Be Safe Around Lawn Mowers

Don't let kids play nearby while mowing


Health Tip: Keep Your Child at a Healthy Weight

Promote healthier eating and activity


Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of Motion Sickness

Don't read in the car


Health Tip: Watch Portion Sizes While Traveling

Pack your own snacks


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


Living at Higher Elevations Linked to SIDS Risk

Study found odds were doubled, though still very rare even at greater altitudes


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

Research seems to question current recommendations regarding alcohol consumption


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


Tips for Preventing Dog Bites

Even a friendly pooch may overreact when startled


Too Many Women Who Need Bone Screening Aren't Getting It

California study found that patients at highest risk for fractures often miss out on tests


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