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Newer Test for Down Syndrome Called 'Major Advance'

Newer Test for Down Syndrome Called 'Major Advance'

But it won't eliminate need for invasive diagnostics such as amniocentesis, doctors say

Newer Test for Down Syndrome Called 'Major Advance'

But it won't eliminate need for invasive diagnostics such as amniocentesis, doctors say

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Newer Test for Down Syndrome Called 'Major Advance'

Newer Test for Down Syndrome Called 'Major Advance'

But it won't eliminate need for invasive diagnostics such as amniocentesis, doctors say

Early Tests of Experimental Ebola Vaccine Show Promise

Immune response seen in all study volunteers, side effects were manageable

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Early Tests of Experimental Ebola Vaccine Show Promise

Early Tests of Experimental Ebola Vaccine Show Promise

Immune response seen in all study volunteers, side effects were manageable

Man's Iced Tea Habit May Have Swamped His Kidneys

He drank 16 glasses a day, which probably contributed to health issues, report suggests

More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist

Malignancies and treatments can take toll on quality of life in adulthood, study finds

Serving in Iraq, Afghanistan Not Behind Rising Suicide Rates in Military: Study

Instead, difficulty with returning to civilian life appears to increase risk, experts say

Simpler Antibiotic Regimen Helps Sick Babies in Developing Nations

Study findings suggest hospitalization isn't needed

Study Casts Doubt on Acetaminophen for Low Back Pain, Arthritis

Review of 13 trials finds little effect for drug best recognized as Tylenol

All That Googling May Make People Feel Smarter Than They Are

In study, Internet searches seemed to boost users' sense of their own knowledge base

Night Owls Run Higher Risk of Health Problems, Study Finds

Even with the same amount of sleep as early risers, they were more prone to diabetes, muscle loss

'Exploding Head Syndrome' Surprisingly Common Among Young People

Complaint -- awakening due to loud, nonexistent noises -- was previously associated with old age

One-Quarter of Narcotic Painkillers Misused, Study Shows

And about 10 percent of patients with prescriptions for these powerful drugs become addicted

Exercise Beneficial Even in Polluted Air: Study

Negative effects from pollution don't negate health gains from workouts, researchers say

Head Injuries May Prematurely Age the Brain, Study Suggests

Researchers hope computer model could predict early problems from injuries

Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines

Aim is more flexibility for those with heart disease, doctors say

New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off

CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain

Clues to 'Brain Fog' in Chronic Fatigue Patients Found in Spinal Fluid

Study reveals evidence that it's 'not made up,' researcher says

Face Scans Show How Fast a Person Is Aging

Study says images more reliable than blood tests in determining the toll of time, lifestyle

Steer Clear of Raw Milk, Researchers Warn

Risk of foodborne illness is much greater without pasteurization

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children

Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies