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Body-Mind-Spirit News

Posted Sep 12 2008 9:28am
  • Sleep pattern linked with teen's behavior
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New study findings suggest that a preference for nighttime over daytime activities may be associated with antisocial behavior in adolescences, even in children as young as 8 years old...
  • Shock wave therapy useful for stress fractures
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT), a noninvasive technique that uses sound waves to stimulate healing, is an effective way to treat resistant stress fractures in athletes, according to a report of five cases in the American Journal of Sports Medicine...
  • Vitamin A protein may reveal hidden body fat
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Measuring blood levels of a chemical transporter for vitamin A may be useful in estimating a person's "intraabdominal fat," a type of fat inside the abdomen that it not visible, but still adversely affects health, new research shows...
  • Smoking may bring on early menopause
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) --Women who smoke are more likely to begin menopause before the age of 45 years, which puts them at increased risk of osteoporosis and heart disease, Norwegian researchers report...
  • Florida Man Invents Machine To Cure Cancer
    SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla. -- A Florida man with no medical training has invented a machine that he believes may lead to a cure for cancer...
  • Two Scientists Attempt to Control Aging Using Resveratrol, a Compound Found in Red Wine
    Controlling aging with drugs is a remarkable idea, and some might say an outlandish one. But two Massachusetts scientists say they're enticingly close to making the idea a reality...
  • He Thinks, She Thinks
    It’s not what you expect: Women are more resilient, men more focused. She navigates by landmarks, he by internal compass. Our differences are surprising—and profound...
  • Back From the Dead
    Doctors are reinventing how they treat sudden cardiac arrest, which is fatal 95 percent of the time. A report from the border between life and death.
  • Way to Shrink, Grow Fat Is Found
    Scientists reported yesterday that they have uncovered a biological switch by which stress can promote obesity, a discovery that could help explain the world's growing weight problem and lead to new ways to melt flab and manipulate fat for cosmetic purposes...

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