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'Long Life' Gene Might Make Some Smarter, Too: Study

'Long Life' Gene Might Make Some Smarter, Too: Study

Greater size of particular brain region predicted better function

'Long Life' Gene Might Make Some Smarter, Too: Study

Greater size of particular brain region predicted better function

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'Long Life' Gene Might Make Some Smarter, Too: Study

'Long Life' Gene Might Make Some Smarter, Too: Study

Greater size of particular brain region predicted better function

MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds

New technology spots more aggressive cancer, but fewer low-risk cases

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MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds

MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds

New technology spots more aggressive cancer, but fewer low-risk cases

Female Hormone Disorder Linked to Numerous Health Conditions

Study found women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to be hospitalized for variety of reasons

Ebola Threat Diminishing in West Africa, Officials Say

But it's too soon to predict victory over the deadly virus

Good Sleep in Middle Age May Pay Benefits Later

Better functioning reported decades afterward in study

Seniors May Keep Falls a Secret

But doctors often able to identify cause of fall and help to prevent another

Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds

They were twice as likely to see disease spread, die from illness

Student Loans Take Emotional Toll on Young Adults

As college debts mount, so do depressive symptoms, study says

Concussions Linked to Memory Loss in Study of Retired NFL Players

Researchers found differences and evidence of damage in areas of brain related to recall

Daily Drinking May Raise Risk of Liver Cirrhosis, Study Warns

Everyday habits appear to matter more than lifetime consumption, research suggests

Blood Transfusions During Heart Surgery May Up Pneumonia Risk

But study found overall rate was under 4 percent

Don't Become a Blizzard Casualty

Doctor shares tips for staying warm, avoiding falls

Prolonged High Cholesterol in Middle Age Raises Heart Risk Later: Study

Even slightly higher levels took their toll, researchers note

Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Their Cancer

Problem more pronounced among minority women, study finds

Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia

Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect

Thyroid Trouble May Harm Women's Fertility, Study Finds

Experts urge routine testing of glandular function for women who have problems conceiving

FDA OKs First Generic Version of Heartburn Drug Nexium

The proton pump inhibitor reduces amount of acid in the stomach

ER Patients With Chest Pain May Not Always Need Heart Tests: Study

Such screenings didn't predict who would have later heart trouble, researchers report

Insomnia Linked to High Blood Pressure in Study

But finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect relationship