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Chronic health conditions in children are on the rise

The prevalence of chronic health conditions among children in the U.S. doubled between 1994 and 2006, according to a study published in the February 17 issue of JAMA The Journal of the American Medical Association ...

February 16, 2010 — Katie Moisse
Oxytocin May Alleviate Some Autism

Oxytocin May Alleviate Some Autism

A study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences followed a small group of high-functioning people with autism and found that they responded more to social cues when given the hormone oxytocin...

February 16, 2010
Artificial Muscle Brings Back Blink

Artificial Muscle Brings Back Blink

A study in the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery reports the development of an artificial muscle system that could restore the ability to blink to stroke and injury patients. Cynthia Graber reports...

January 19, 2010

Could a genetic cholesterol control protect some people from dementia?

The more information about cholesterol's complex health role that comes to light, the more curious are the ways it seems to be important.

A growing body of research has noted the substance's importance in the brain (which holds about a quarter of the body's total cholesterol)...

January 12, 2010 — Katherine Harmon
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