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Studies highlight potential of fMRI applications to detect, treat epilepsy in children

Studies highlight potential of fMRI applications to detect, treat epilepsy in children

Study: Ketamine more effective than common sedative in reducing suicidal thoughts

Study: Ketamine more effective than common sedative in reducing suicidal thoughts

These annual checkups help seniors not only survive but thrive

These annual checkups help seniors not only survive but thrive

Study could pave way for new life-saving treatments to be administered in critical first hour of injury

Study could pave way for new life-saving treatments to be administered in critical first hour of injury

High-intensity exercise decreases worsening of motor symptoms in Parkinson's patients

High-intensity exercise decreases worsening of motor symptoms in Parkinson's patients

LSUHealthNO breakthrough may pave way for advances in obesity-related diseases

LSUHealthNO breakthrough may pave way for advances in obesity-related diseases

New, more easily administered therapies offer benefits for bleeding and clotting disorders

New, more easily administered therapies offer benefits for bleeding and clotting disorders

Soy foods, cruciferous vegetables may reduce breast cancer treatment’s side effects

Soy foods, cruciferous vegetables may reduce breast cancer treatment’s side effects

Study estimates number of Americans with preclinical Alzheimer's or mild cognitive impairment

Study estimates number of Americans with preclinical Alzheimer's or mild cognitive impairment

High risk of burnout, depression, and low quality of life found among health care workers

High risk of burnout, depression, and low quality of life found among health care workers

Brokers tout mix-and-match coverage to avoid high-cost ACA plans

Brokers tout mix-and-match coverage to avoid high-cost ACA plans

UA researcher awarded $2.3 million NIH grant to develop new treatments for depression

UA researcher awarded $2.3 million NIH grant to develop new treatments for depression

Hot flashes may increase risk of developing diabetes, study suggests

Hot flashes may increase risk of developing diabetes, study suggests

Researchers find high levels of stress hormone cortisol in pregnant women with PTSD

Researchers find high levels of stress hormone cortisol in pregnant women with PTSD

Binge eating can act as barrier to achieving weight-loss success

Binge eating can act as barrier to achieving weight-loss success

National health collaborative efforts can help reduce infection rates in nursing homes

National health collaborative efforts can help reduce infection rates in nursing homes

Transgender youth feel uncomfortable to discuss health-care needs with their doctors

Transgender youth feel uncomfortable to discuss health-care needs with their doctors

DNA sequencing could identify genetic cause of kidney disease

DNA sequencing could identify genetic cause of kidney disease

New biomarker test can accurately predict which chemical compounds induce DNA damage

New biomarker test can accurately predict which chemical compounds induce DNA damage

Study finds high levels of psychological distress among surrogate decision makers

Study finds high levels of psychological distress among surrogate decision makers