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Viruses May Play Role in Crohn’s Disease

January 23, 2015 – 10:15 AM |
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FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Viruses may play a role in inflammatory bowel diseases, including the two most common types, Crohn’s disease and …

‘Video Feedback’ Therapy May Help Curb Autism

January 22, 2015 – 4:17 PM |
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THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A therapy involving “video feedback” — where parents watch videos of their interactions with their baby — might …

Birth Control Pill Tied to Higher Risk for Rare Brain Cancer

January 22, 2015 – 10:56 AM |
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THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The risk for developing a rare form of brain cancer known as glioma appears to go up with …

Stem Cells May Reverse Multiple Sclerosis Disability

January 21, 2015 – 10:09 AM |
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By Amy Norton
HealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A therapy that uses patients’ own primitive blood cells may be able to reverse some of …

Bullying Linked to Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Children

January 20, 2015 – 4:13 PM |
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TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) — For 8- to 11-year-olds, bullying is associated with lower urinary tract symptoms, according to a study published in …

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Pediatric Deaths

January 20, 2015 – 3:52 PM |
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Vitamin D is essential for absorbing calcium and for calcium metabolism.  In newborns and young children, vitamin D deficiency, especially when accompanied by hypocalcemia, can …