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Optimistic People May Be Healthier

Jan 13, 2015 AM EST People who are hopeful and confident about the future have significantly better cardiovascular health, according to a recent study.

One-Size-Fits-All Approach Could Lead to Over-Treatment in Older Diabetes Patients

Jan 13, 2015 AM EST In older patients with multiple medical conditions, some diabetes treatments could lead to over-treatment and hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), according to recent study.

More Than Two-Fifths of Teens are Exposed to Secondhand Smoke Worldwide

Jan 12, 2015 PM EST Many teens who have never smoked are being exposed to the health dangers of tobacco, according to a recent study.

University of Illinois Receives $2M Grant From Mellon Foundation

Jan 12, 2015 PM EST The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been awarded a $2 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create research groups in three emerging areas in the humanities.

Autism Symptoms Are Missed in Brief Checkups

Jan 12, 2015 PM EST Medical professionals can' rely solely on their clinical judgment to detect autism risk, according to a recent study.

Xavier University Receives $750,000 Grant for Campus Renovation

Jan 12, 2015 PM EST Xavier University of Louisiana has received a generous grant from the Edward G. Schlieder Educational Foundation for capital renovations to a campus building, Xavier announced Tuesday.

Paine College Announces Suspension of Football Program for 2 years

Jan 12, 2015 PM EST Paine College in Georgia announced Saturday that it is suspending its football program for two years.

Crowdfunding Website Aims to Make Payments to Former College Athletes

Jan 12, 2015 AM EST A crowdfunding website has begun collecting live contributions to pay former college athletes.

Brains Imaging May Help Predict Future Behavior

Jan 11, 2015 PM EST Noninvasive brain imaging, such as functional magnetic resonance imaging, can help predict an individual's future learning, criminality, health-related behaviors, and response to drug or behavioral ...

Evolution Can Result in Formation, Loss Of New and Elaborate Structures

Jan 11, 2015 AM EST Evolution can downgrade or entirely remove adaptations a species has previously acquired, such as limb loss in snakes, giving the species new survival advantages, according to a recent study.

Flue Season: Text Reminders May Improve Vaccination Rates

Jan 10, 2015 AM EST Text message reminders may improve vaccination rates among young children, according to a recent study.

Optimistic People May Have Healthier Hearts

Jan 09, 2015 PM EST People who are hopeful and confident about the future have significantly better cardiovascular health, according to a recent study.

Playing Catch May Improve Balance, Prevent Falls in the Elderly

Jan 09, 2015 PM EST New research from the University of Illinois at Chicago suggests that the simple training exercise of catching a weighted medicine ball can improve balance and may help prevent falls in the elderly.

MIT Receives $118M Gift to Advance Sustainable Real Estate Development

Jan 09, 2015 PM EST The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has received one of the largest gifts in its history to establish a real estate entrepreneurship lab that will advance socially responsible and ...

Alcohol Warnings From Parents Discourage Adolescents From Drinking

Jan 09, 2015 PM EST Parental restrictions when it comes to alcohol use could significantly influence adolescent drinking, according to a recent study.

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