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Prenatal factors may play a role in autism

Prenatal factors may play a role in autism

New insights into the way the brain blends and balances information from different senses

New insights into the way the brain blends and balances information from different senses

Among youth aged 10-14 years, hangings have replaced firearms as the most common method of suicide

Among youth aged 10-14 years, hangings have replaced firearms as the most common method of suicide

Research shows there is no substitute for reliable birth control

Research shows there is no substitute for reliable birth control

Cannabis extract drug may help patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Cannabis extract drug may help patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Kids as young as 6 who get frequent headaches may be using over-the-counter pain relievers too much

Kids as young as 6 who get frequent headaches may be using over-the-counter pain relievers too much

People in Washington are living longer but not necessarily better

People in Washington are living longer but not necessarily better

People with extremely early or extremely late sleep times may suffer from Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder

People with extremely early or extremely late sleep times may suffer from Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder

High-fiber diet may reduce your risk of diabetes, some gastrointestinal disorders, high cholesterol, coronary artery disease and obesity

High-fiber diet may reduce your risk of diabetes, some gastrointestinal disorders, high cholesterol, coronary artery disease and obesity

Cholesterol isn’t all bad

Cholesterol isn’t all bad

As Britain’s population gets older, research into ageing is becoming increasingly important

As Britain’s population gets older, research into ageing is becoming increasingly important

Strong evidence treatment for drug abuse can work says Kofi Annan

Strong evidence treatment for drug abuse can work says Kofi Annan

Oxidants are responsible for sex in algae

Oxidants are responsible for sex in algae

Body fat not always bad

Body fat not always bad

Development of a new kind of hearing aid that was inspired by basic biological studies of a tiny fly's ear

Development of a new kind of hearing aid that was inspired by basic biological studies of a tiny fly's ear

65 percent of America’s adults are overweight and 31 percent of adults are obese and at risk for chronic diseases

65 percent of America’s adults are overweight and 31 percent of adults are obese and at risk for chronic diseases

Chemical agents extracted from Caribbean sea squirt may help find cancer treatments for certain deadly tumours

Chemical agents extracted from Caribbean sea squirt may help find cancer treatments for certain deadly tumours

EU plan to reduce diseases caused by a polluted environment

EU plan to reduce diseases caused by a polluted environment

WHO welcomes G8 endorsement of the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise

WHO welcomes G8 endorsement of the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise

Dramatic increase in thyroid cancers following the 1986 Chernobyl disaster

Dramatic increase in thyroid cancers following the 1986 Chernobyl disaster