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Off Season May Not Be Long Enough to Recover From Football 'Hits'

Off Season May Not Be Long Enough to Recover From Football 'Hits'

Study found some players still showed brain changes 6 months after season had ended

Off Season May Not Be Long Enough to Recover From Football 'Hits'

Study found some players still showed brain changes 6 months after season had ended

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Off Season May Not Be Long Enough to Recover From Football 'Hits'

Off Season May Not Be Long Enough to Recover From Football 'Hits'

Study found some players still showed brain changes 6 months after season had ended

Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach

European study tracked how many men came back for regular checkups over 13 years

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Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach

Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach

European study tracked how many men came back for regular checkups over 13 years

Mouse Study Reveals New Secrets of Fertilization

British researchers discover receptors on egg cells that allow sperm to attach, fertilize egg

Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought

Study suggests manufacturers test for all strains of P. aeruginosa to prevent infection

Small Childbirth Change Might Help Prevent Iron Deficiency in Babies: Study

With mothers holding newborns differently, cord clamping could be delayed, researchers say

School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire

Kids ended up drinking less fat-free white milk, too, Oregon study finds

Creative Pursuits Might Boost Your Job Performance

Study finds association between self-expression, improved problem-solving skills

Scientists Find New Way to Observe 'Good' Brown Fat

Information from MRI scans might help in obesity, diabetes research

Leeches Help Save Woman's Ear After Pit Bull Mauling

The 17-day treatment prevented blood vessel clogging that could threaten reconnection, surgeons say

Misdiagnoses Common Among U.S. Outpatients: Review

5 percent of adults are affected each year, data from several studies suggest

Placing Donor Windpipe First in Patient's Arm Helps With Transplant

Technique allows withdrawal of anti-rejection drugs after a year

Chimps Prefer Firm 'Mattress'

Like humans, they're highly selective about where they sleep, researcher says

Experimental Measles Drug Shows Promise in Animal Trials

If one day approved to treat people with infection, it might reduce their symptoms, researchers say

Key Brain 'Networks' May Differ in Autism, Study Suggests

Neural systems tied to gauging social cues appear 'over-connected' in children with the disorder

Apathy Might Signal Brain Shrinkage in Old Age: Study

But the findings only show an association; they don't prove cause and effect, experts say

Free Drug Samples for Doctors Might Prove Costly for Patients

Study of dermatologists found those with access to samples from drug makers more likely to prescribe expensive meds

Yoga Big on West Coast, Chiropractors Popular in Midwest

U.S. study shows geographic trends in use of complementary and alternative medicine

Bleeding Irregularities Common in Menopause, Study Finds

Report should reassure women at this stage of life, researcher says

Cancer 'Vaccine' for Advanced Disease Passes Early Hurdle

But research is still in preliminary stages and there's no proof it will work