Brain Changes Seen in People Who Stutter with 1-Week Therapy

Brain Changes Seen in People Who Stutter with 1-Week Therapy

For people who stutter, going to speech therapy for just one week may help reorganize their brain and reduce the speech disorder, according ...
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Antibiotics Can Turn Gut Bacteria Against Us

Antibiotics Can Turn Gut Bacteria Against Us

Taking antibiotics for even a short period can have a long-lasting impact on the bacteria that naturally reside in our gut, according to ...
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Taking Probiotics Reduces Risk of Diarrhea

Taking Probiotics Reduces Risk of Diarrhea

Taking probiotics is a good way for antibiotics users to try to avoid diarrhea, a new study suggests. The study found that people ...
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Gout: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Gout: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Also called “gouty arthritis,” gout is a painful form of arthritis caused by too much uric acid in the blood. Gout is characterized ...
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Diet That Lowers Blood Pressure May Prevent Kidney Stones

Diet That Lowers Blood Pressure May Prevent Kidney Stones

A diet designed to prevent high blood pressure might also help ward off kidney stones, a new study suggests. Participants who followed the ...
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Internet Use: Both Addicts and Abstainers at Risk for Health Problems

Internet Use: Both Addicts and Abstainers at Risk for Health Problems

Teen Internet users who are among those spending the greatest or the least amount of time online may face an increased risk of ...
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Online Bullies Change Perception of Who’s Most Depressed

Online Bullies Change Perception of Who’s Most Depressed

When Kirsti Rodrigues logged onto her MySpace account one day in 2008, she was mortified by what she found: a blog entry titled ...
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Online Friends May Affect Your Health

Online Friends May Affect Your Health

Close clusters of friends are more likely to make an impact on your health choices than distant connections when it comes to social ...
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Electrical Brain Stimulation Could Help Stroke Patients Swallow

Electrical Brain Stimulation Could Help Stroke Patients Swallow

Electrically stimulating the brain could help stroke patients improve their ability to swallow food and saliva, according to a new study. Impaired swallowing ...
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