ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

Recap for Week Ending April 18, 2014: 

Asthma linked to increased risk for bone loss, study says Read article here


Alzheimer’s gene has greater effect on women Read article here

Angry at your spouse? Check your blood sugar Read article here

This is one of the voodoo dolls used in the study to measure participants' anger with their spouses.

England’s salt-reduction campaign saved lives, researchers say Read article here 

Sea salt

Gut-Eating Amoeba Caught On Film Read article here

Intranasal Ketamine Promising For Treatment-Resistant Major Depression Read article here

U.S. healthcare usage and spending resumes rise in 2013: report Read article here

Devices used to take blood pressure, temperature, and examine eyes and ears rest on a wall inside of a doctor's office in New York March 22, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Researchers Climb To The Top Of Mt. Everest To Discover The Cause Of Type 2 Diabetes Read article here

Mt. Everest

Nearly 10 percent of U.S. adults now have diabetes: Study Read article here

Is a patient ‘vegetative?’ The crucial answer may be quite wrong Read article here

Drowning Deaths Down Overall, But Still a Problem Read rticle here

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Casual marijuana use may damage your brain Read article here

Casual marijuana use may damage your brain

First Artificial Red Blood Cells Made Read article here


New Screening Method Could Detect Autism In 9 Month Old Infants Read article here

Scientists suggest how infection worsens stroke-induced brain damage Read article here

Doctors, medical staff on drugs put patients at risk Read article here

Risks Of Popular Anxiety Drugs Often Overshadowed Read article here

Lung Disease Treatment Without Major Surgery Read article here

Ebola Outbreak In West Africa Is New Viral Strain From Unknown Source Read article here


Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer’s Return Read article here

Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return

Misdiagnosis could affect 12M U.S. adults annually, study finds Read article here

1 in 20 U.S. adults could be misdiagnosed during outpatient visits, according to a new study

FDA Warns Against Hysterectomy Technique That May Spread Cancer Read article here

PHOTO: Hooman Noorchashm and his wife, Amy Reed, have been trying to ban practice of surgical morcellation.

An Easier Way to Delay Cutting the Cord Read article here

Researchers find ‘Juno,’ a key to fertility. Discovery could help with IVF and contraception Read article here

Diabetic heart attacks and strokes are plummeting, new study finds Read article here

Why Mumps And Measles Can Spread Even When We’re Vaccinated Read article here

Julio Valenzuela, 11, smiles as he's vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella at a free clinic in Lynwood, Calif., last August.

Drug samples lead to more expensive prescriptions, Stanford study finds Read article here

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Cost of Treatment May Influence Doctors Read article here

First Embryonic Stem Cells Cloned From A Man’s Skin Read article here

The secret to treating your allergies may lie in your stomach Read article here