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Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems

Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known.


Even Thinking an Odor is Harmful May Spur Asthma Symptoms

Study finds people's negative expectations can play a role in flare-ups.


Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders

Sophisticated brain scans show the two conditions are somewhat similar, but are also markedly different.


Could a Blood Test Predict Suicide Risk?

Certain gene-based chemical changes seem to accompany suicidal behavior, study finds.


Gene Mutation May Make Food More Tempting

Study shows most common genetic link to obesity triggers activity in the brain's reward centers.


Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia

Researchers deem depression an independent risk factor for dementia.


Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds

Findings run counter to recent calls for strict regulation.


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