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  • Key genital measurement linked to male fertility

    Key genital measurement linked to male fertility
    The dimension in question is not penis or testicle size, but a measurement known as anogenital distance, or AGD. Men whose AGD is shorter than the median length -- around 2 inches (52 mm) -- have seven times the chance of being sub-fertile as those...
  • Study: MRSA infections declining

    Study: MRSA infections declining
    Dangerous infections caused by the bacterium methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, appear to be declining in healthcare settings across the nation, the federal government reported Tuesday. An analysis conducted by the Centers for...
  • A look at Japan's damaged nuclear plants

    A look at Japan's damaged nuclear plants
    The situation at one of Japan's crippled nuclear power plants seemed to go from bad to worse as an explosion Saturday destroyed a building that houses one reactor and on Sunday another reactor began experiencing problems with its cooling system. An...
  • Postpartum depression tied to domestic violence

    Postpartum depression tied to domestic violence
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mothers with postpartum depression are more likely to be in a violent relationship than moms without depression, and new mothers in abusive relationships are more likely to suffer postpartum depression, according to a new...
  • Medical implant maker plans move from Rochester

    Medical implant maker plans move from Rochester
    ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — A Fulton County official says a company that makes medical implants and tools plans to move from there to suburban Indianapolis in the coming months. The move by Rochester Medical Implants to Noblesville will cost the city of...
  • Dark Supermoon To Affect Earth's Tides Tonight?

    Dark Supermoon To Affect Earth's Tides Tonight?
    Today Is: Crush a Can Day (Source: HolidayInsights.com) Crush a Can Day is today. How flat can you squish it? After you get done kicking the can around, you get the fun of crushing it too. Use it as a stress reliever to take out all of the...
  • Osteoporosis Drug Promotes Healing of Fractures

    Osteoporosis Drug Promotes Healing of Fractures
    A drug used to treat severe osteoporosis promotes healing of hard-to-mend fractures in the elderly and others, reducing pain and time spent in nursing homes, researchers said Tuesday. In preliminary studies, 93% of 145 patients who had unhealed bone...
  • Experimental drug shows some benefit for Huntington's disease

     
    An experimental drug call latrepirdine has produced a small improvement in the mental abilities of some patients with Huntington's disease, a finding that sets the stage for a larger clinical trial. Although the improvement was modest, the study marks...
  • Softeners in plastics may affect masculinity in young boys, study says

     
    Boys born to mothers who have above-normal levels of the controversial chemicals known as phthalates in their urine are less likely to exhibit masculine behavior, a new study has found. Phthalates, which block the activity of male hormones such as......
  • Rodent of the Week: Chemo disrupts birth of new brain cells

     
    Many people refer to something called chemo-brain that occurs while on chemotherapy. The medications, while attacking cancer cells, also seem to affect cognitive function. A new study depicts what happens in the brain from these potent drugs and...
  • Aging Bikers Hit the Road Harder

    Aging Bikers Hit the Road Harder
    A study from the University of Rochester Medical Center points to a troubling trend: Motorcycle riders are growing older and, as a result, more are getting injured. The average age of motorcyclists involved in crashes has risen recently from 34 to 39...
  • Fit to be Surgeon General?

    Fit to be Surgeon General?
    As a registered dietitian, Sharon Salomon of Phoenix teaches clients how to eat right and lose weight. But despite her expertise, Salomon says there's just one word to describe her own physique: "fat." To some, Salomon's 5-foot-2-inch, 170-pound body...