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  1. Decreasing dreams may indicate higher risk for dementia in seniors

    08.23 / 20:56 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Seniors who spend less time each night in the dream stage of sleep may be more likely to succumb to dementia as they age, new research…
  2. Exoskeletons may help children with cerebral palsy avoid crouch gait

    08.23 / 20:56 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    A robotic exoskeleton attached to the lower leg may someday help kids with cerebral palsy maintain the ability to…
  3. Doctor-patient dialogue may boost use of blood pressure drugs

    08.23 / 13:59 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Doctors can help boost use of high blood pressure medications by their poor patients simply by talking to them, a new study…
  4. More evidence contact sports can affect the brain

    08.23 / 01:08 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Playing contact sports like football or ice hockey can alter the structure and function of the brain, Canadian researchers…
  5. Could common vitamin supplements raise lung cancer risk?

    08.23 / 01:08 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Men, and especially male smokers, appear to be more likely to develop lung cancer if they take high doses of vitamins B6 and B12, new research…
  6. New cholesterol drugs vastly overpriced: study

    08.23 / 01:08 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Are new medicines for people with out-of-control cholesterol wildly overpriced? It's a question that's sparking debate among consumers and providers of…
  7. More children may receive high blood pressure diagnosis with new guidelines

    08.22 / 21:01 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    More kids and teens are likely to be diagnosed and treated for high blood pressure with of new guidelines released Monday by the American Academy of…
  8. Doctors offer advice to eclipse viewers who may have damaged their vision

    08.22 / 19:59 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Millions across America watched the total or partial solar eclipse on Monday, but not everyone heeded eye-safety…
  9. Close friendships in high school make for happier adults: Study

    08.22 / 18:59 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    If you're not one of the popular kids with dozens of "besties," take solace -- new research suggests having close friendships is better for your adult mental…
  10. Many patients continue receiving opioid prescriptions after overdose, study says

    08.22 / 17:04 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    After an opioid overdose, many Medicaid patients continue to receive prescriptions for the same type of drugs that nearly killed them, researchers…
  11. Need for caregiving doubles as end of life nears

    08.22 / 14:58 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Reliance on caregivers doubles as people near death, and half of caregivers -- usually family members -- report having no time for themselves, a new study…
  12. Too many babies still placed on stomach to sleep: study

    08.22 / 14:58 www.upi.com Upi.com -Health
    Despite years of public health campaigns, many American parents are still putting their babies to sleep in an unsafe position, a new study…