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Medical News Today: Electronic nose 'detects asthma subtypes in children'

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 23:00
A new study claims an electronic nose is able to detect asthma subtypes from the exhaled breath of children, potentially paving the way for personalized asthma treatments.

Medical News Today: Asthma risk reduced in babies sleeping on animal fur

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 23:00
A new study has found that sleeping on animal fur for the first 3 months of life could reduce the risk of babies developing asthma later in childhood.

Medical News Today: Ebola vaccine set for human trials after inducing long-term immunity in monkeys

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 23:00
Researchers from the National Institutes of Health have developed a vaccine that they say promotes durable immunity in monkeys against Ebola virus. It is now entering human trials.

Medical News Today: Memory loss more common in people with blood type AB

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 23:00
Researchers have found that although people with blood type AB only make up 4% of the US population, those with this blood type are 82% more likely to develop memory problems.

Medical News Today: Everyday experiences may bring us unexpected joy in the future

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 23:00
A series of experiments from researchers at Harvard University suggest that the mundane moments in life may bring us pleasure when we rediscover them in the future.

Medical News Today: Cannabis-using adolescents 'commonly experience withdrawal symptoms'

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 23:00
Around 40% of cannabis-using adolescents being treated for substance use disorders displayed withdrawal symptoms - a sign of drug dependence, according to a new study.

Medical News Today: Baseball pitchers: stronger core means less days lost to injury

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 23:00
An analysis of professional baseball pitchers finds that those with poor lumbopelvic control are prone to missing more days out of the season due to injury.