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Acupuncture May Not Be Effective in Treating Infertility

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Acupuncture, alone or with the medication clomiphene, does not appear to be effective in treating infertility in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to a new international study including Penn State College of Medicine.
27-Jun-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Medical Minute: Flat Head Syndrome Usually Not Serious

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The good news about flat head syndrome is that it doesn’t have consequences beyond cosmetics, and it can often be improved – if it doesn’t resolve on its own.
23-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Medical Minute: Rate of Alzheimer’s Deaths on the Rise

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The rate of death from Alzheimer’s disease in the United States increased by more than 50 percent in the past 15 years. In part, it’s because Americans are living longer – age is one of the biggest risk factors for developing Alzheimer’s....
14-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Statins Should Not Be Used for Protection Against Parkinson’s Disease, Research Suggests

Use of statins may speed up the onset of Parkinson’s disease symptoms in people who are susceptible to the disease, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
13-Jun-2017 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Cigarettes, PATH Study Shows

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People who regularly use electronic cigarettes are less dependent on their product than those who regularly use traditional cigarettes, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
12-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Medical Minute: Tips for Curbing Motion Sickness

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Summer is a season of flights, road trips, boat rides and amusement park visits. For those who suffer from motion sickness, it can be a tough time of year.
8-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mom and Baby Sleeping in Same Room Associated with Less Sleep, Unsafe Sleep Habits

Room sharing between babies and mothers beyond the first four months is associated with less sleep for babies and unsafe sleeping practices, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
5-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Medical Minute: The Many Health Benefits of Cycling

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Getting outside on two wheels can improve health and fitness, build muscles and boost your mood. Plus, for most people, it’s fun.
1-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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