In the Media Archive

13 health issues you're too embarrassed to bring up 04-15-2014

MSN / Men's Health

Dangers of CT scans04-08-2014

Consumer Reports

Cigarette smoking may lead to excess fat, calorie consumption in women with obesity, study finds 04-07-2014

Reuters

Scientists unveil first wiring diagram for mouse brains04-04-2014

NBC News

Could half of all breast cancers be prevented? 03-28-2014

Reuters

Gut bacteria in preemies could lead to life-threatening infections03-21-2014

U.S. News & World Report

Protein may hold key to who gets Alzheimer's, study finds03-19-2014

New York Times

IUDs may provide birth control protection for longer than approved duration03-18-2014

Fox News

Does no-cost contraception promote promiscuity? No, says study03-10-2014

Los Angeles Times

Rare mutation kills off gene responsible for diabetes03-05-2014

New York Times

These high-tech surgery googles can spot glowing cancer cells02-26-2014

Businessweek

Centralizing organ removal may benefit transplants02-25-2014

Associated Press Video

Centralizing organ removal may benefit transplants02-25-2014

Associated Press

When a hysterectomy can be a death sentence02-19-2014

USA Today

Itching: More than skin-deep02-18-2014

New York Times

Experimental eyewear helps surgeons 'see' cancer, study says02-17-2014

U.S. News & World Report

Weekend cheating might help dieters succeed02-14-2014

Reuters

Who says 60 is too old to figure skate?02-12-2014

Washington Post

Study suggests misplaced fears in longer childbirths02-10-2014

New York Times

Philip Seymour Hoffman dies amid major comeback of heroin in the U.S. 02-07-2014

Los Angeles Times

Babies born to moms over 35 may have lower risk for certain birth defects02-04-2014

Health Day

Obesity is found to gain its hold in earliest years01-31-2014

New York Times

Research links severe mental illness and substance use01-29-2014

Huffington Post

The new way to love food01-28-2014

The Atlantic

Scientists home in on 'good' gut germs for weight loss, health01-23-2014

NBC News

Rheumatoid arthritis myths debunked01-16-2014

Everyday Health

Aging brains can still make 'childlike' connections: Study01-14-2014

Health Day

A search for self in a brain scan01-10-2014

New York Times

The brain, in exquisite detail01-07-2014

New York Times

Cancer drugs: Getting close and personal01-03-2014

The Economist

Bariatric surgery for the obese stays effective over time 01-02-2014

United Press International (UPI)

New tests for brain trauma create hope, and skepticism12-26-2013

New York Times

Obesity levels off, but extreme cases tipping the scales12-25-2013

USA Today

Review finds weight-loss surgery safe and effective12-19-2013

Health Day

You're never too old to exercise. A 98-year-old shows us why12-18-2013

Washington Post

15 biggest diet and weight loss stories of 201312-17-2013

Heath Magazine

OxyContin tops list of abused prescription drugs: Survey12-13-2013

Health Day

How brain scans might change the way doctors diagnose Alzheimer's12-12-2013

Scientific American

Clots tied to heart pump open debate on risks patients face in trials12-11-2013

New York Times

Mammograms in 3-D may be better, but hard proof is missing12-04-2013

NPR

Older adults don't see as well at home as in the clinic11-30-2013

Reuters

Researchers study how excess fat cells interfere with organ function, metabolism11-24-2013

Wall Street Journal

'Lungs don't die when you do': New transplant program might ease shortages11-18-2013

Associated Press

TRIALS: A desperate fight to save kids & change science11-15-2013

Wall Street Journal

Alzheimer's risk before symptoms: Do you want to know?11-12-2013

CNN

Baby's gaze may signal autism, a study finds11-07-2013

New York Times

Commuting's hidden cost10-31-2013

New York Times

Poverty produces smaller brains10-30-2013

Time Magazine

Concussions and the classroom10-29-2013

New York Times

Should severe premenstrual symptoms be a mental disorder?10-28-2013

NPR Morning Edition

Poor sleep linked to Alzheimer's brain plaques10-24-2013

CBS News

Poor sleep tied to Alzheimer's-like brain changes10-23-2013

Reuters

Missouri governor halts execution 10-22-2013

NPR Here & Now

Brains sweep themselves clean of toxins during sleep10-18-2013

NPR All Things Considered

Same gene mutations tied to 12 cancers10-17-2013

Wall Street Journal

Malibu school officials battle health fears10-15-2013

NBC News

Your secret allergy triggers revealed10-14-2013

Fox News

Piers Morgan Live: Uninsured fear Obamacare delay10-14-2013

CNN

Real advice for young women with breast cancer10-07-2013

Glamour Magazine

After melanoma, people head back to the sun: study10-06-2013

Reuters

The good news on Alzheimer's: Better ways to diagnose it. Drug trials offer promise10-01-2013

Washington Post

Eating peanut butter could prevent future breast disease09-29-2013

Huffington Post

The case for skipping meals09-26-2013

U.S. News & World Report

Alzheimer's disease may be detectable before signs of dementia and memory loss 09-25-2013

Huffington Post

I JUST WORK HERE: Benefit of of downtime a real no-brainer09-23-2013

Chicago Tribune

Test of Alzheimer's drug gets large federal grant09-19-2013

New York Times

'Extreme' binge drinking common among teens: study09-19-2013

Reuters

Drug-resistant bacteria pose potential catastrophe, CDC warns09-17-2013

Washington Post

Whatever happened to the carpal tunnel epidemic09-16-2013

Freakonomics

Bacteria may help obesity, but there's a catch09-11-2013

Fox News

Why younger women could benefit from mammograms after all09-10-2013

NPR

Drinking when young increases breast cancer risk09-06-2013

New York Times

Gut bacteria may be a hidden ally in fighting fat, says study of mice given human germs09-06-2013

Washington Post

Gut bacteria 'may be obesity weapon'09-06-2013

BBC News

In gut research's latest advance, bacteria from thin humans can slim mice down09-06-2013

New York Times

Unraveling Alzheimer's mysteries in search of new treatment09-05-2013

NBC Today Show

Skin-cancer groups push for more checkups09-03-2013

Wall Street Journal

Drinking alcohol during early adulthood raises women's breast cancer risk, study finds09-01-2013

Huffington Post

Brain protein is a key to 'senior moments' study finds08-29-2013

U.S. News & World Report

PA girl returns home to challenges old and new after 6 months in hospital, 2 lung transplants08-28-2013

Washington Post

Do the same genes cause alcohol dependence and eating disorders?08-22-2013

Los Angeles Times

Many young, white women frequently tan indoors08-21-2013

Reuters

Study: 29 percent of high school girls indoor tan despite risks08-20-2013

CBS News

Sequestration ushers in a dark age for science in America08-16-2013

Huffington Post

Afraid to get tested? Slow down and think about it08-14-2013

New York Times

Famous face test may spot early dementia08-13-2013

U.S. News & World Report

Men have slim chance of breast cancer but still at risk08-13-2013

USA Today

The IVF approach with a 62% success rate08-09-2013

Prevention

Missouri occupational therapist's 'Lego leg' video goes viral, helps her reach fellow amputees08-08-2013

Washington Post

Obese women just as likely to have success using IVF with donor eggs08-06-2013

U.S. News & World Report

There is no pressure for a girl to be a girl08-01-2013

The Atlantic

C-sections take longer for obese women07-25-2013

Reuters

Pediatricians vs. retail clinics: Is it time to think beyond the office visit?07-25-2013

Time

Kids with pediatricians also getting care at clinics07-24-2013

Reuters

Exercise in a pill? The search continues07-18-2013

New York Times

Is my kid's infection viral or bacterial? Test may offer clues07-17-2013

Los Angeles Times

Breast cancer gene affecting men too07-16-2013

USA Today

Depression alters young brains07-15-2013

New York Times

The personalization of medicine07-15-2013

U.S. News & World Report

Where young women find healing and hope07-15-2013

New York Times

Experimental melanoma vaccine shows promise in study07-12-2013

U.S. News & World Report

Study finds inverse link between cancer, Alzheimer's 07-11-2013

USA Today

Depressed preschoolers show brain changes, scans find07-09-2013

U.S. News & World Report

Gut bacteria we pick up as kids stick with us for decades07-09-2013

NPR All Things Considered

Report: C-sections leveling off in US and more are done closer to due date06-27-2013

Washington Post

Low-fat? Low-carbs? Answering the best diet question06-25-2013

CNN

Work on your balance now to avoid falls when you’re older06-25-2013

Washington Post

3-D map of human brain gives unprecedented detail06-21-2013

New York Times

Medical group recognizes obesity as a disease06-19-2013

USA Today

Daily sunscreen may prevent skin aging06-04-2013

Reuters

Mid-flight medical emergencies not very common06-04-2013

Everyday Health

A fate worse than death for scores of African women 05-23-2013

CNN

Some of my best friends are germs05-22-2013

New York Times Magazine

How do you make a painkiller addiction-proof?05-21-2013

Popular Science

Cancer treatment's brutal side effects may be cut, studies find05-21-2013

Washington Post

A workout a day may keep cancer away05-21-2013

CNN

Alzheimer's research: Biomarkers predict start of mental decline05-17-2013

Huffington Post

Gene may protect against ulcer-causing H. Pylori infections05-09-2013

Huffington Post

Gene test may help guide prostate cancer treatment05-08-2013

USA Today

Cost of birth control higher in some low-income neighborhoods than in wealthy ones05-07-2013

Huffington Post

Genomes provide clues for treating leukemia, endometrial cancers05-02-2013

Los Angeles Times

DNA research points to new insight into cancers 05-01-2013

New York Times

Alzheimer's: The costliest killer04-26-2013

Businessweek

Microbes: The trillions of creatures governing your health 04-24-2013

Smithsonian Magazine

Mysterious brain circuitry becomes viewable 04-24-2013

Wall Street Journal

Magnetic therapy may not relieve ringing in the ears04-24-2013

Reuters

New drug gives growth to girl born with no bones04-23-2013

USA Today

Losing Prospects04-12-2013

Wall Street Journal

Study to find possible Alzheimer's breakthrough04-07-2013

NBC Nightly News

Early genetic markers of Alzheimer's risk identified04-07-2013

BBC News

Macular degeneration: Cholesterol drugs 'may save sight'04-03-2013

BBC News

Obama's plan to explore the brain: A 'most audacious project'04-03-2013

NPR All Things Considered

Somewhere over the brainbow: The journey to map the human brain 04-02-2013

NPR All Things Considered

Steering Cancer Genomics Into the Fast Lane04-01-2013

Science

Umbrellas good shields from sun as well as rain: study03-25-2013

Reuters

Depression in Kids: Its Toll and Treatment03-25-2013

Everyday Health

'FastDiet' book is attracting dieters, and doubters03-25-2013

USA Today

Childhood Depression May Be Tied to Later Heart Risk: Study03-18-2013

U.S. News & World Report

Disrupted Sleep Could Be Early Sign of Alzheimer's03-14-2013

Huffington Post

Two studies find promising new ways to detect Alzheimer's earlier03-13-2013

Time

Study: Bee Venom Kills HIV03-11-2013

U.S. News & World Report

World's most detailed scans will reveal how brain works03-06-2013

BBC News

Gut Microbes Contribute to Mysterious Malnutrition03-02-2013

National Geographic

Majority of Missouri tanning salons would allow pre-teens to tan02-28-2013

CBS News

Without Laws, Many Tanning Salons Would Allow Kids: Study02-25-2013

U.S. News & World Report

St. Louis hospital uses step-by-step approach to triumph over brain injuries02-20-2013

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Study Points to Shorter Treatments for Prostate Cancer02-13-2013

New York Times

Abnormal gut bacteria linked to severe malnutrition02-04-2013

New Scientist

Kwashiorkor in Malawi: Microbes in the gut affect the incidence of severe malnutrition02-01-2013

BBC World Service

Malnutrition and the microbiome: Debugging the problem02-01-2013

The Economist

Gut Microbes May Play Deadly Role in Malnutrition 01-31-2013

NPR All Things Considered

Malnourished Gain Lifesaver in Antibiotics01-31-2013

New York Times

New Project Maps the Wiring of the Mind01-24-2013

Discover Magazine

Drug Is Shown to Help Pancreatic Cancer Cases01-23-2013

New York Times

Blinking gives your brain a break01-16-2013

NBC News

Using Genetics to Target Cancer's Achilles' Heel01-16-2013

NPR Science Friday

Pregnancies Way Past Due Date Are On The Decline01-07-2013

NPR

Study Suggests Lower Mortality Risk for People Deemed to Be Overweight01-07-2013

New York Times

Dr. Rita Levi-Montalcini, Nobel Winner, Dies at 10312-31-2012

New York Times

Woman Dies After Receiving Smoker's Lungs in Transplant12-21-2012

ABC News

New tests may hamper food outbreak detection12-12-2012

USA Today

Heavy Smokers Cut Back the Most When Cigarette Taxes Rise: Study12-07-2012

U.S. News & World Report

Too Thin to Be Pregnant?12-07-2012

Time

Girl loses 65 pounds in fight against childhood obesity12-04-2012

CNN

Ovarian Cancer Risks and Solutions - Part 111-12-2012

Dr. Oz

Ovarian Cancer Risks and Solutions - Part 211-12-2012

Dr. Oz

New DNA test ends mysteries of ailing newborns11-12-2012

Business Week

IUDs and implants are changing birth control landscape10-30-2012

USA Today

Resveratrol supplements may offer little benefit for healthy people10-30-2012

Fox News

Three Drugs to be Tested to Stave Off Alzheimer's10-11-2012

New York Times

Study: Free Birth Control Significantly Cuts Abortion Rates10-05-2012

Time Magazine

Fast food participants paid to gain weight10-04-2012

ABC News Nightline

IUDs, implants encouraged for teenage girls10-03-2012

Reuters Health

Study Divides Breast Cancer Into Four Distinct Types09-24-2012

New York Times

Analysis: Failed Alzheimer's drug may get second chance08-08-2012

Reuters

Antibiotic before C-section cuts infection08-03-2012

UPI

Crowdfunded searches for medical miracles08-02-2012

Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Exercise may help ease depression in heart failure08-01-2012

Fox News

With OxyContin farther from their grasp, more users switching to heroin07-18-2012

CBS News

Abuse-proof OxyContin pushes addicts to heroin and other opioids, survey finds07-13-2012

Time magazine

Are 'non-addictive' prescription drugs just redirecting users to street drugs?07-12-2012

Forbes

Two medical students navigate the health care maze07-12-2012

New York Times

Timeline detected for rare, early Alzheimer's07-12-2012

U.S. News & World Report

OxyContin users switching to heroin after drug is redesigned07-12-2012

Fox News

Abuse-proof prescription painkillers may spur heroin habit07-12-2012

ABC News

Alzheimer's 'early signs timeline developed'07-12-2012

BBC News

Don't eat raw crawfish or a worm might invade your insides07-11-2012

MSNBC

Genetic mutations predict which cancers will respond to treatment07-10-2012

The Economist

A game changer in revealing a cancer’s prognosis07-09-2012

New York Times

In treatment for leukemia, glimpses of the future07-09-2012

New York Times

Could stress lead to dementia?07-02-2012

Forbes magazine

Tending the body’s microbial garden06-19-2012

New York Times

Strict teen driving laws reduce risky acts06-18-2012

UPI

Microbe census maps out human body's bacteria, viruses, other bugs06-14-2012

Los Angeles Times

Gene map of body's microbes is new health tool 06-14-2012

Wall Street Journal

Being heavy may help men with one type of cancer, study finds06-13-2012

Fox News

10,000 germ species live in and on healthy people06-13-2012

Fox News

Fat might be the sixth basic taste06-05-2012

Washington Post

'Super bug' may thrive in homes where kids have staph infections06-05-2012

U.S. News & World Report

The most effective form of birth control06-04-2012

New York Times

Genetics may predict a person's success of quitting smoking 05-31-2012

FOX News

Decoding cancer: Scientists release 520 tumor genomes from pediatric patients05-30-2012

TIME magazine

Babies' vulnerability to colds tied to immune response at birth05-24-2012

U.S. News & World Report

IUDs and implants beat the Pill in preventing pregnancy05-24-2012

TIME magazine

Study: IUDs, implants vastly more effective than the pill05-23-2012

CNN

Middle-aged diabetics may need earlier colon checks05-22-2012

MSN Health

Quadriplegic able to regain some hand function due to nerve transfer05-17-2012

CBS News

Nerve rewiring helps paralysed man move hand05-15-2012

BBC News

Quadriplegic Moves Fingers After Nerve-Stealing Surgery05-15-2012

ABC News

Saving the lives of moms05-14-2012

The New York Times

Warfarin, aspirin both fight heart failure05-09-2012

UPI News

Is your commute making you fat? 05-09-2012

ABC News

Long commute? Your heart and waistline may suffer for it 05-08-2012

TIME magazine

Commuting drives up weight, blood pressure05-08-2012

ABC News/Good Morning America

Women overestimate effectiveness of Pill, condoms05-01-2012

Reuters Health

Researchers find genes linked with psoriasis04-24-2012

Fox News

Gene behind psoriasis identified04-23-2012

Everyday Health

Gene behind psoriasis identified, researchers say04-19-2012

MSN Health

Higher risk for half-siblings of autistic04-19-2012

UPI

Teen drinking may boost odds of precancerous breast changes04-09-2012

MSN.com

Inadequate bowel prep may invalidate colonoscopy03-29-2012

U.S. News & World Report

Rethinking how we confront cancer: Bad science and risk reduction03-28-2012

MSNBC

$100 or $1,000? Wide price range for birth control03-09-2012

CBS News

Experimental drug offers hope for rare bone disease: study03-08-2012

U.S. News & World Report

Cancer's growing burden: the high cost of care02-27-2012

USA Today

Charlie Rose Brain Series 2: Generalized Defects in Cognition: Alzheimer’s Disease 02-27-2012

Charlie Rose

Medical tattoos offer important health information02-27-2012

CNBC

Regimens: Antibiotic use for sinusitis is questioned02-21-2012

New York Times

Brain scans show signs of autism02-20-2012

NBC Nightly News

Can’t sleep? It may be affecting your memory02-17-2012

Time magazine

Motor impairments appear to be a characteristic of autism02-17-2012

U.S. News & World Report

Bad sleep linked to Alzheimer's02-15-2012

ABC News

Poor sleep linked to Alzheimer's in US study 02-15-2012

Fox News

Sinus infections not cured with antibiotics, study suggests02-15-2012

CBS News

Study suggests skipping antibiotics for sinus infections02-14-2012

Washington Post

Sinus infection? Antibiotics won't help02-14-2012

CNN

What’s new? Exuberance for novelty has benefits02-13-2012

New York Times

Study: Epilepsy surgery is effective02-10-2012

Voice of America

Study looks at impact of sex education in U.S. schools02-10-2012

Reuters

Stopping sleepiness 02-10-2012

Wall Street Journal

Female soccer players may face health problems: study02-08-2012

U.S. News & World Report

New criteria may change Alzheimer’s diagnosis02-08-2012

Time magazine

Is it Alzheimer's or mild cognitive impairment?02-07-2012

Los Angeles Times

Nurturing moms may boost children’s brain growth02-01-2012

Time magazine

Nurturing moms may help their child's brain develop01-30-2012

U.S. News & World Report

Why home births are on the rise01-27-2012

Time

Sponge-type particles safe for nosebleed treatment01-23-2012

USA Today

How exercise may keep Alzheimer’s at bay01-18-2012

New York Times

Love fatty foods? Research indicates it’s not your fault01-17-2012

ABC News

DNA Damage from chemo may help spur leukemia's return01-12-2012

U.S. News & World Report

Prostate cancer screening shows no benefit01-06-2012

New York Times

Race, gender, dementia may affect Parkinson's survival01-05-2012

USA Today

Severe sepsis can harm the immune system12-21-2011

U.S. News & World Report

DNA sequencing caught in deluge of data12-01-2011

New York Times

It's an uphill climb for obese kids and their parents11-30-2011

USA Today

Another reason to keep the drinking age at 21 11-16-2011

Time

Study: Under-21 drinking has lasting harms for women11-15-2011

ABC News

Drinking risky for women with family history of breast cancer11-14-2011

U.S. News & World Report

Vitamin D lacking in many spine surgery patients11-04-2011

U.S. News & World Report

Babies born via fertility treatment may be smaller11-01-2011

Reuters

Raising the chance of some cancers with two drinks a day 11-01-2011

Wall Street Journal

Yogurt appears to aid digestion of carbs10-26-2011

Washington Post

Growths Linked to Venereal Virus Are on Rise in Women10-21-2011

New York Times

Risks: Stress may harm preemies’ development10-10-2011

New York Times

Alzheimer's: New clues in search for cure10-05-2011

CBS The Early Show

Saw palmetto no help for enlarged prostate, study says09-28-2011

CBS News

Saw palmetto fruit doesn’t ease enlarged prostate, new research finds09-27-2011

Bloomberg News

Maryland proposes ban on crib bumpers09-27-2011

The Baltimore Sun

Washington University hosts cancer image database09-20-2011

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

States get creative in raising money for breast cancer programs09-09-2011

U.S. News & World Report

Drugs found more effective than stents for stroke prevention09-08-2011

International Business Times

Alzheimer’s experts praise Summitt's disclosure 08-24-2011

USA Today

Method to detect when patients wake during surgery fails to impress08-18-2011

U.S. News & World Report

Now, a new way to access brain's landmark!08-17-2011

MSN

Parkinson's patients may fare better in neurologist's care08-11-2011

U.S. News & World Report

Non-head injuries may impact thinking skills: study07-28-2011

Reuters Health

Tossing, turning, forgetting 07-27-2011

ScienceNews

Antidepressants may help reduce levels of Alzheimer’s marker07-27-2011

Wall Street Journal

Falls could signal early Alzheimer's disease07-27-2011

U.S. News & World Report

Early IV reduces renal risk after E. coli07-27-2011

UPI

Implantable birth control is found to work best07-27-2011

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

(Cellular) death by chocolate07-27-2011

Science

Sleep and long-term memory: Could that be the reason we sleep? 07-27-2011

Huffington Post

Alzheimer's plaques due to purging flaw07-27-2011

ScienceNews

Study shows how binge drinking harms memory07-27-2011

USA Today

Detecting Alzheimer's 20 years before symptoms occur07-27-2011

Los Angeles Times