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Health News for 01/31/15

January 31, 2015

Winter Is the Season of Nosebleeds

Nosebleeds are a common during the winter and shouldn't be cause for concern, an expert says.
Could Weather Influence Language Development?

Humidity played a role in the evolution of languages, a new study suggests.
Lead Exposure May Be Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls

Hormones may explain why lead exposure is less likely to cause brain damage in girls than in boys, researchers report.
Early Exposure to English May Help Spanish-Speaking Kids in School

Early exposure to English helps Spanish-speaking children in the United States do better in school, a new study shows.
Obama to Announce Major Personalized Medicine Initiative

In what could be a significant advance for personalized medicine, President Barack Obama will ask Congress to fund a research program aimed at developing treatments that would be tailored to a patient's individual genes, the White House said Friday.
Some With Kidney Stones Might Have Calcium Buildup in Blood Vessels: Study

Some people who develop recurring kidney stones may also have high levels of calcium deposits in their blood vessels, and that could explain their increased risk for heart disease, new research suggests.
Researchers Learning More About Deadly Pancreatic Cancer

Scientists are working to find new ways to treat pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest types of cancer in the United States.
Flame Retardants May Raise Risk of Preterm Births, Study Finds

Pregnant women exposed to high levels of flame-retardant chemicals may be at increased risk for having premature babies, a new study indicates.
Breast Reconstruction Complications Similar for Older, Younger Women

The overall risk of complications from breast reconstruction after breast removal is only slightly higher for older women than for younger women, a new study indicates.
Girls Outperform Boys Academically Around the Globe, Study Says

Girls tend to get better grades in reading, math and science than boys, according to a new study that challenges the widely held belief that boys do better in these subjects than girls.

 

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