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Immune System May Play Role in Obesity

Immune System May Play Role in Obesity

Certain cells less common in belly fat of overweight compared to thinner people: study

Immune System May Play Role in Obesity

Certain cells less common in belly fat of overweight compared to thinner people: study

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Immune System May Play Role in Obesity

Immune System May Play Role in Obesity

Certain cells less common in belly fat of overweight compared to thinner people: study

Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos May Be Unsafe Mix: Study

Use of clarithromycin along with the cholesterol-lowering meds had higher risk of side effects

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Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos May Be Unsafe Mix: Study

Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos May Be Unsafe Mix: Study

Use of clarithromycin along with the cholesterol-lowering meds had higher risk of side effects

Different Gene Mutations May Determine Severity, Type of Autism

Finding might explain why the disorder is never identical in patients, could improve diagnosis and treatment

Bone Drugs May Protect Against Endometrial Cancer

Women taking bisphosphonates had about half the risk, study reports

Vaccine for Deer Against 'Mad Cow'-Like Illness Shows Promise

Might be useful for livestock and even people, researchers say

FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients

CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples

Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4 have died and 26 have been hospitalized, agency says

E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds

Users report fewer cravings, less irritability

Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies

Some tips to avoid bad reactions to the seasonal good times

Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study

Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds

Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds

Researchers say half of people treated struggle to pay medical bills

Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer?

Bacterial 'bunches' were prevalent on colon polyps, cancers, study found

Cocaine, Amphetamines May Up Injection Drug Users' Suicide Risk

These substances doubled the likelihood of an attempt, study says

E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs

Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says

Preschoolers Need Eye Screening, Experts Say

Testing recommended annually from age 3 to 6

Crohn's, Colitis May Have Genetic Underpinnings, Study Finds

Scientists find evidence that genes influence the mix and make-up of gut bacteria

Older Cars a Bad Choice for Younger Drivers

Study found nearly half of teen crashes involved cars more than a decade old

Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

But experts question value of finding when so many other risk factors for disease can be changed

Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug

Prostaglandin analogue eye drops can slow deterioration of vision that comes with the disease