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Oral Bacteria Linked to Risk of Stroke

U of L brain researcher and Japanese collaborators demonstrate the importance of oral health in stroke LOUISVILLE, Ky. – In a study of patients entering...

Trouble Sleeping? The Size of Your Tongue and Tonsils Could Be...

UB research calls on dentists to increase role in treating people with obstructive sleep apnea, sleep-related disorders BUFFALO, N.Y. – The best time to identify...

People in Food Deserts Eat Much Differently Than the Rest of...

Social media reveals nutritional choices of people with fewer fresh food options Pork, mayonnaise and cookies versus bagels, kale and hummus. That’s the glaring difference...

Regular Aspirin Use Found to Protect Against Overall Cancer Risk

Preventive effect most apparent against colorectal, other gastrointestinal tumors An analysis of data from two major, long-term epidemiologic studies finds that the regular use of...

Bromances May Be Good for Men’s Health

Moderate stress encourages male bonding, and prosocial behavior makes them more resilient to stress Male friendships, portrayed and often winked at in bromance movies, could...

Does Gender Expression Impact Weight?

New Research Ties Masculinity to Higher BMI for Young People SILVER SPRING, MD – The first long-term research study of its kind ties masculine gender...

Brazil Wages War against Zika Virus on Several Fronts

By Mario Osava RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil is deploying 220,000 troops to wage war against the Zika virus, in response to the alarm caused...

A New-Generation Exoskeleton Helps the Paralyzed to Walk

Until recently, being paralyzed from the waist down meant using a wheelchair to get around. And although daily life is more accessible to wheelchair...

What Goes Wrong in the Brain When Someone Can’t Spell

By studying stroke victims who have lost the ability to spell, researchers have pinpointed the parts of the brain that control how we write...

Bedbugs Have Built Resistance to Widely Used Chemical Treatments

Study finds overuse of certain insecticides to blame. Blackburn, VA - Some of the most widely used commercial chemicals to kill bedbugs are not effective because...