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2014-02-04 11:26:55

A new study, co-authored by a Harvard scientist, offers the first-ever evidence that fetal sex can affect the amount of milk cows produce, a finding that could have major economic implications for U.S. dairy farmers.

2014-02-04 08:28:44

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2014-02-01 23:01:42

Study from Fenway Health shows Black MSM account for more than 20 percent of new HIV infections in the United States despite being a very small percentage of the overall population.

2014-01-31 11:00:27

Do not smoke and do not allow yourself to be exposed to smoke because second-hand smoke and third-hand smoke are just as deadly as first-hand smoke.

2014-01-30 11:04:20

Having a slow reaction time in midlife increases risk of having died 15 years later.

2014-01-30 10:09:55

Researchers have developed a tool that allows caregivers to quickly and accurately predict the risk of death in children with septic shock – a systemic infection that damages vital organs and one of the leading causes of death among hospitalized children.

2014-01-21 10:55:45

The first 30 seconds of a social encounter is crucial for people with symptoms of schizophrenia for establishing contact with people.

2014-01-16 14:15:21

Treatment with progesterone, a naturally occurring hormone that has been shown to alleviate severe hot flashes and night sweats in post-menopausal women, poses little or no cardiovascular risk.

2014-01-16 10:08:28

Torontonians living in neighborhoods that aren't conducive to walking have a 33 per cent greater risk of developing diabetes or being obese, according to new research.

2014-01-10 10:42:58

An Oxford University study has concluded that our ancient ancestors who lived in East Africa between 2.4 million-1.4 million years ago survived mainly on a diet of tiger nuts.


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