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  1. Prenatal multivitamins linked to lower autism risk

    10.06 / 01:58 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Taking a multivitamin during pregnancy may reduce a child's risk of developing autism, a new study…
  2. Gene therapy may be breakthrough for boys with 'Lorenzo's Oil' disease

    10.06 / 01:58 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Boys affected by a rare but deadly neurological illness made famous by the movie "Lorenzo's Oil" may have new reason to hope with gene…
  3. Researchers find ways to minimize the effects of energy drinks

    10.06 / 01:58 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Concerns about the safety of energy drinks prompted a recent study to find intervention strategies targeted at young people to reduce consumption of the…
  4. Genetic variation linked to damage from prenatal alcohol exposure found

    10.06 / 01:58 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Researchers at the University of Helsinki have identified a genetic factor associated with damage caused by the consumption of alcohol during…
  5. Antibody cocktail 'potentially feasible' for Zika therapy

    10.06 / 01:58 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    A new antibody "cocktail" promises to provide effective, if temporary, protection against the Zika virus, a new study…
  6. New test reveals antibiotic-resistant bacteria in 30 minutes

    10.04 / 21:47 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Researchers at the California Institute of Technology developed a new test that can identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria in as little as 30…
  7. High blood pressure in 40s increases women's risk for dementia, study says

    10.04 / 21:47 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s could be much more vulnerable to dementia later in life, a new study…
  8. Public health initiatives improve use of CPR, defibrillators: Study

    10.04 / 18:50 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    A new study found that public health initiatives in North Carolina have contributed to an increase of patients receiving bystander CPR and…
  9. Fungus may play key role in Crohn's, chronic intestinal inflammation

    10.04 / 18:07 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Researchers at Case Western University have found that fungi in combination with bacteria play a vital role in chronic intestinal inflammation…
  10. CDC: Obesity linked to increased risk for cancer

    10.04 / 16:32 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Being overweight or obese is associated with an increased risk of 13 types of cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and…
  11. Virtual reality videos may alleviate pre-surgical anxiety in children

    10.04 / 16:22 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Researchers have found that virtual reality videos showing tours of the operating room helped reduce preoperative anxiety in…
  12. Clinical trial shows febuxostat reduces gout flares

    10.04 / 13:53 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Results of a recent clinical trial showed that the drug febuxostat was effective at reducing gout flares in adults with early…
  13. Puppy poop infections now affecting 55 people in 12 states

    10.04 / 09:36 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Puppies are transmitting potentially deadly Campylobacter bacteria infections via contaminated poop to the humans who handle…
  14. Obesity linked to 13 types of cancer

    10.04 / 09:36 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    There's a link between obesity and 40 percent of all the cancers diagnosed in the United States, health officials reported…
  15. Anemia detection could be aided by portable blood analyzer

    10.04 / 09:36 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Researchers from the University of Washington hope to improve anemia detection with a new portable device that can detect hemoglobin…
  16. Americans more open about mental health issues, but stigma lingers

    10.04 / 09:36 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Americans may be more willing to talk about mental health issues these days, but misperceptions and stigmas persist, a new survey…
  17. Rare benign tumors may hold genetic recipe to fight diabetes

    10.04 / 09:36 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Researchers at Mount Sinai's Icahn School of Medicine have found rare benign tumors called insulinomas contain a way to regenerate insulin-producing beta…