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Legalized same-sex marriage linked to fewer youth suicide attempts, study fin...
21 Feb 2017 at 2:42pm

The Boston Globe

Legalized same-sex marriage linked to fewer youth suicide attempts, study finds
The Boston Globe
Suicide, after fatal injuries and homicides, is the most frequent cause of death for US citizens between the ages of 15 and 24. Certain young Americans, in particular, are at increased risk of dying by suicide. Gay, lesbian, and bisexual youth attempt ...
Same-sex marriage linked with 7% drop in US teen suicide attemptsBBC News
Correction: Suicidal Teens-Marriage Laws storyWashington P...

Mosquito saliva vaccine? NIH tests new way to fight illness - Fox News
21 Feb 2017 at 12:04pm

Fox News

Mosquito saliva vaccine? NIH tests new way to fight illness
Fox News
Wanted: 60 people willing to be bitten by mosquitoes to test a new kind of vaccine ? one that acts against the bugs' saliva. Rather than separate vaccines against Zika or other mosquito-borne diseases, the new approach aims to protect against multiple ...
Experimental PfSPZ malaria vaccine provides durable protection against multiple strains in NIH clinical trialNational Institutes of Health (press release)
NIH begins st...

Stem Cell Tx May Halt MS Disability Progression - MedPage Today
21 Feb 2017 at 11:45am

Telegraph.co.uk

Stem Cell Tx May Halt MS Disability Progression
MedPage Today
Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (AHSCT) was associated with long-term attenuation of disability progression in almost half of patients with aggressive, treatment-refractory multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers found. The long-term ...
Stem Cell Transplants May Help Some With Multiple SclerosisHealthDay
MS treatment that 'resets' immune system may halt disease progression for at least 5 yearsEurekAlert ...

Hear This: Scientists Regrow Sound-Sensing Cells - Live Science
21 Feb 2017 at 11:37am

Live Science

Hear This: Scientists Regrow Sound-Sensing Cells
Live Science
Scientists have coaxed sound-sensing cells in the ear, called "hair cells," to grow from stem cells. This technique, if perfected with human cells, could help halt or reverse the most common form of hearing loss, according to a new study. These ...
Scientists unlock ability to generate new sensory hair cellsEurekAlert (press release)
Frequency Therapeutics Announces a Revolutionary Small-molecule Approach to Restore Hearing...

Testosterone therapy's benefits and risks - CNN
21 Feb 2017 at 8:31am

CNN

Testosterone therapy's benefits and risks
CNN
(CNN) Testosterone therapy, when used by men over age 65 who have low testosterone levels, offers some health benefits but also poses potential risks, suggests a roundup of five new studies in the Journal of American Medicine and JAMA Internal Medicine ...
Does testosterone improve older men's health? It depends89.3 KPCC
Researchers Failed To Tell Testosterone Trial Patients They Were AnemicNPR
With new testosterone data, AbbVie's AndroGel faces mor...

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