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Can Men Dine Their Way to Higher Sperm Counts? Median sperm counts were highest among men who ate a healthy diet (167 million), followed by the vegetarian-style diet (151 million) and the Danish diet (146 million). (Median means half had higher counts, half lower.)

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Drug Company Perks Spur Doctors' Prescriptions More than 20% of Medicare Part D expenses on brand-name medications came from doctors who received an incentive related to a drug they prescribed. Nearly 30% of physicians got an incentive for at least one drug they prescribed during the study period.

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Hidden Dangers of Ultraprocessed Foods Unless you make all your food at home from scratch -- and even then -- processed food is practically unavoidable. But there are degrees of processing.

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Could Climate Change Make Flu Seasons Worse? These findings suggest that rapid weather changes associated with climate change will increase the risk of flu epidemics in densely populated areas. For example, Europe could have a 50% increase in flu-related deaths, according to the researchers.

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Silent COVID-19 Cases May Stymie Screening... As countries work to slow the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19, a new study shows why the methods they are currently using to screen international travelers may not be catching everyone who’s infected.

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Brain Stent Could Cut Odds for a Second Stroke In a new study, the self-expanding, intracranial Wingspan brain stent seems effective over the long term in reducing stroke patients' risk of a subsequent stroke and death.

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'Stranger Things' Sheds Light on a Rare Disorder The disorder, called cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD), affects only about one in a million people, according to the U.S. National Institutes of Health. Caused by a mutated gene, CCD leads to abnormal bone development -- most apparent in the collarbones and teeth.

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Wearable 'Brain Stimulator' May Boost Stroke... The device, which is controlled with a smartphone, looks like a swim cap with multiple magnetic microstimulators attached. Study volunteers wore it for 40 minutes per session, and completed 20 sessions over four weeks.

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Another HIV Hazard: Higher Risk for COPD Compared to those without the AIDS-causing virus, people with HIV had a 34% higher rate of COPD and were diagnosed with the lung disease about 12 years earlier -- average age 50 versus 62, the investigators found.

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Woman Plays Violin During Brain Surgery Midway through the surgery, Turner was wakened and asked to her play her violin to "ensure the surgeons did not damage any crucial areas of the brain that controlled Dagmar's delicate hand movements,? according to the hospital.

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Lung Diseases on the Rise Worldwide Aging and risk factors such as smoking, pollution and overweight/obesity are among the other major risk factors for chronic lung diseases, according to the analysis of data from 195 countries.

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Sexual Orientation May Influence Skin Cancer Risk Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston analyzed data culled from national surveys conducted from 2014 to 2018 and found that skin cancer rates were 8.1% among gay men, 8.4% among bisexual men, and 6.7% among heterosexual men.

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Power in Numbers: Your Birthday Influence Care Among patients who had turned 80 within the past two weeks, just over 5%  received bypass surgery. In contrast, the rate was 7% among patients who were about to turn 80 in the next couple weeks.

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'Stinging Water': Jellyfish Release Toxic Mucus In this new study, researchers concluded that stinging water is caused by toxin-filled mucus that the jellyfish release into the water. The mucus contains gyrating balls of stinging cells called cassiosomes.

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Common Plastics Chemicals Linked to Autism... The study didn't identify a heightened risk for autism per se among boys, but rather a "small" increase in the chance for developing certain autism-related traits by age 3 or 4.

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Healthy 'Mediterranean Diet' Is Good for Your... The new study finds that older adults who eat a Mediterranean diet tend to have more types of gut bacteria linked with healthy aging.

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Many Teens Suffer 'Digital Dating Abuse' Many U.S. teenagers may be using their smartphones to harass, humiliate or otherwise abuse their dating partners.

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Doctors Look to Existing Drugs in Coronavirus... More than two dozen studies are under way or planned to test everything from traditional Chinese medicine to vitamin C, stem cells, steroids, and to medications developed to fight other viruses, like the flu and HIV.

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Melanoma Cases Rising in U.S. States with the highest UV-attributable incidence rates among all residents were: Utah, Delaware, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Oregon, Georgia, Washington and Montana.

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Late Bedtime in Preschool Could Bring Weight Gain Researchers found that young children who routinely got to sleep after 9 p.m. tended to gain more body fat between the ages of 2 and 6.

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Women Patients Still Missing in Heart Research Women accounted for less than 40% of all people enrolled in cardiovascular clinical trials from 2010 through 2017, according to a study published Feb. 17 in the journal Circulation.

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Study Probes Side Effects of Long-Used... People who took methotrexate had small-to-moderate increases in risks for skin cancer, infections, and gastrointestinal, lung and blood problems, according to the study published Feb. 17 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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Price Hike Lead Patients to Craigslist for... A new study found that hundreds of ads were placed on Craigslist for insulin and asthma inhalers during a 12-day period in June 2019.

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Blood Pressure Med Tied to Harmful Side Effects Current guidelines recommend the drug chlorthalidone (Thalitone) as the first-line diuretic. But it can have serious side effects that can be avoided with another diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide (Hydrodiuril), researchers say.

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Exposure to Cleaners Tied to Baby's Asthma Risk Canadian research shows that an infant's exposure to household cleaning products in the first few months of life is tied to heightened odds for asthma by age 3.

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A Simple Fix for Nearsightedness What's the best thing parents can tell their children to help prevent myopia, or nearsightedness? "Go outside and play,” a researcher says.

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Cholesterol Drugs Might Help Curb Prostate... The study couldn't prove cause and effect, but it found that statins, taken alone or with metformin, did seem associated with an increase in survival.

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Rethinking Milk: Science Takes On the Dairy... Dairy products are rich in calcium and protein, and they have long been promoted as important for helping kids grow and helping kids and adults build and maintain strong bones. Now a new study questions whether diary deserves its health halo.

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Will Brushing, Flossing Protect Against Stroke? Gum disease may be linked to higher rates of stroke caused by hardened and severely blocked arteries, preliminary research findings indicate.

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More Sex Partners, Higher Cancer Risk? During the 2012-2013 phase of the ongoing study, more than 5,700 participants were asked how many sexual partners they'd had during their lives. Researchers compared their answers to self-reported diagnoses of cancer.

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Diet Drug Belviq Withdrawn Due to Cancer Risk The FDA asked the maker of weight-loss drug Belviq (lorcaserin) to take it off the market after a clinical trial showed an association with an increased risk of cancer.

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Is Sunny Outlook the Best Rx for Stroke Recovery? Stroke survivors who had positive outlooks showed lower levels of inflammation, reduced stroke severity and fewer physical impairments after three months compared to more pessimistic stroke survivors, the researchers found.

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Diabetes Among U.S. Young, Especially Asians,... They found rates were generally higher in blacks and Hispanics than in whites. Surprisingly, the rate in Asian/Pacific Islanders rose faster than in all other racial ethnic groups.

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'Tough Guys' May Be at Especially High Risk for... The statistics raise the question of whether traditional norms about masculinity could play some role, said lead researcher Daniel Coleman.

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As Liquor Stores Close, Murder Rates Decline Previous research has found that 50% of violent crime is associated with access to alcohol, the authors noted.

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Quarantined for Coronavirus: What It's Like Yanjun Wei and her children were reunited with her husband after 2 weeks in federal quarantine.

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Fewer American Families Weighed Down by Medical... The percentage of families who had problems paying medical expenses in the previous year declined from about 20% in 2011 to 14% in 2018, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).

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Consumers Waste Twice as Much Food as Experts... New research shows the level of waste to be twice as high as previously believed.

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Shingles Vaccine Bonus: Reduced Risk of Stroke? Overall stroke risk dropped 20% among patients under age 80 who got the shingles vaccine. In patients 80 and older, risk was cut by about 10%, said researchers.

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Golf May Be a Recipe for Longevity Researchers followed nearly 5,900 adults, 65 and older, for 10 years and found that those who were regular golf players (at least once a month) were more than 8% less likely to die from any cause than non-golfers, CNN reported.

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Were You Born in an H1N1 Flu Year or an H3N2?... Knowing who is at a higher risk each year could help tailor pandemic and epidemic planning, the researchers say.

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Antibody Found That May Help Autoimmune Disorders The investigators identified the myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG) antibody in their study of 535 children with central nervous system demyelinating disorders and encephalitis.

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3 Brothers Have the Same Rare Cancer The Rush brothers, ages 5 years, 4 years, and 7 months, share something that most brothers don’t: bilateral retinoblastoma, a rare eye cancer. See how their mother, who was also born with the disease, handles treatments, daily life, and facing the unknown.

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Chemicals in Mom-to-Be's Makeup Impact Kid's... Parabens are chemicals that have long been used as a preservative in cosmetics and body care products. A number of studies have suggested that parabens mimic estrogens in the body and may disrupt the normal function of hormones.

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Family Members Are Swiping Hospice Patients'... In a survey of 371 hospices, 31% reported at least one case in which drugs were taken from a patient in the past 90 days. The thieves were most often relatives.

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U.S. Heroin Use Nearly Doubled Over Two Decades Deaths from heroin overdoses also jumped, from just under 2,100 deaths in 2002 to more than 15,000 deaths in 2018, according to background information in the study.

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Few Teen Boys at Risk for HIV Get Tested Close to 15% of HIV infections in the United States are undiagnosed, but the undiagnosed rate is more than 3.5 times higher (51%) among 13- to 24-year-olds, according to the study authors.

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Marijuana Use May Increase Risk of False Memories A false memory is one that didn't actually occur or one that differs from the way an event actually happened, often influenced by suggestions from other people.

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Budding Altruists? Tots Give Up Food for Others Researchers tested nearly 100 19-month-olds and found that even when they were hungry, many retrieved a piece of fruit dropped by someone they didn't know and offered it to them.

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General Anesthesia Ups Postpartum Depression Risk Compared with local anesthesia, general anesthesia was associated with a 54% increased odds of postpartum depression, and a 91% higher risk of suicidal thoughts or self-inflicted injury.

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