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  • B vitamins do not protect hearts
    ...Taking B vitamins to ward off heart attacks and strokes does no good and may even be harmful, say experts....
    BBC - Tue, 06 Sep 2005 01:30 EST
  • B vitamins don't keep brains sharp, study finds
    ...Folate and B vitamin pills failed to help keep elderly people’s brains and memories sharp in the longest study yet to test this approach....
    MSNBC - Thu, 29 Jun 2006 01:00 EST
  • B Vitamins May Not Boost Mental Skills
    ...Folate and vitamin B-12 supplements don't appear to boost mental test scores in healthy adults aged 65 and older...
    WebMD - Thu, 29 Jun 2006 01:42 EST
  • B Vitamins May Not Boost Mental Skills
    ...Title: B Vitamins May Not Boost Mental SkillsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/29/2006Last Editorial Review: 6/29/2006...
    MedicineNet - Thu, 29 Jun 2006 11:00 EST
  • B Vitamins May Not Cut Heart Risks
    ...Supplements of three B vitamins don't appear to cut heart risks for high-risk patients, a pair of studies show....
    WebMD - Thu, 13 Apr 2006 04:00 EST
  • B vitamins may not cut heart risks
    ...Levels of the amino acid homocysteine may be high in people destined for a heart attack or stroke, but lowering them with B vitamins and folic acid does not reduce the risk, two studies show....
    MSNBC - Mon, 13 Mar 2006 08:36 EST
  • B vitamins no help in stopping heart attacks
    ...Giving B vitamins to heart attack survivors does not cut their risk of having another attack and may actually do more harm than good, researchers said....
    MSNBC - Mon, 05 Sep 2005 05:13 EST
  • B vitamins no help in stopping heart attacks-study
    ... STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Giving B vitamins to heart attack survivors does not cut their risk of having another attack and may actually do more harm than good, researchers said on Monday....
    Reuters - Mon, 05 Sep 2005 05:55 EST
  • B7-H1 Tumor Expression Is A Marker Of Prognosis In Renal Cell Carcinoma
    ...UroToday.com - B7-H1 is a tumor associated antigen that participates in T-cell costimulation as a negative regulator of immunity. Tumor expression of this antigen has been shown to be associated with a worse prognosis in renal cell carcinoma (RCC). Previous studies have been limited by the fact that the antibody used to detect this antigen could only be used with fresh frozen tissue. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Mon, 07 Aug 2006 11:00 EST
  • Babies 'spot maths errors'
    ...Babies as young as six months old can spot mathematical errors, researchers claim....
    BBC - Tue, 08 Aug 2006 03:38 EST
  • Babies at Celiac Disease Risk Should Wait for Wheat
    ...Title: Babies at Celiac Disease Risk Should Wait for WheatCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/19/2005 1:58:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/19/2005 1:58:18 AM...
    MedicineNet - Thu, 19 May 2005 12:00 EST
  • Babies at Risk for Lung Cancer?
    ...Title: Babies at Risk for Lung Cancer?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/12/2006Last Editorial Review: 5/12/2006...
    MedicineNet - Fri, 12 May 2006 11:00 EST
  • Babies born at night have greater risk of death, study finds
    ...There is strong evidence that babies born at night have a greater risk of dying in their first month of life than babies born earlier in the day, according to a new study published this month in Obstetrics & Gynecology... click link for more info....
    MedicalNewsToday - Mon, 01 Aug 2005 06:00 EST
  • Babies born at night more likely to die
    ...Babies born at night are at least 12 percent more likely to die, according to a new U.S. study....
    MSNBC - Tue, 02 Aug 2005 03:29 EST
  • Babies born by an elective Caesarean are at greater risk for neonatal death
    ...A new study conducted in the US has suggested that newborn babies delivered by Caesarean section are at a three times higher risk of dying within the first month as compared to those delivered naturally....
    The Earth Times - Thu, 07 Sep 2006 12:26 EST
  • Babies born in poor condition at risk for epilepsy
    ... NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Newborns with low Apgar scores -- indicating that they have serious physical difficulties -- are more likely to develop epilepsy during childhood and early adulthood than those with higher scores, a Danish study shows....
    Reuters - Thu, 18 May 2006 12:02 EST
  • Babies Can Be Exposed To 'Crystal Meth' While In The Womb, Shown By Hair Samples
    ...Babies can be exposed to methamphetamine or "crystal meth" while in the womb, reveals an analysis of hair samples, published ahead of print in the Fetal and Neonatal Edition of Archives of Disease in Childhood.Unlike hair, the most commonly used detection methods (blood and urine), cannot register long term use, nor can they always distinguish among different drugs, say the authors. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Thu, 02 Nov 2006 11:00 EST
  • Babies can sometimes be injured during c-section
    ...NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About 1 in 100 babies delivered by cesarean section are injured in the process, a new study shows. The risk of injury is influenced by the reasons for doing the c-section....
    Reuters - Thu, 12 Oct 2006 09:28 EST
  • Babies decide what words to learn
    ...LiveScience: Infants tend to grasp the names of objects that interest them rather than whatever the speaker thinks is important, a new study has found....
    MSNBC - Thu, 23 Mar 2006 01:10 EST
  • Babies Exposed To Cats May Have Higher Eczema Risk
    ...Children who are exposed to cats soon after birth may have an increased risk of developing eczema, according to a study to be presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference on May 21st. Being exposed to two or more dogs at home suggested a slightly protective, but not significant, effect on children's risk of developing eczema, said lead researcher Esmeralda Morales, M.D. [click link for full article]...
    MedicalNewsToday - Mon, 22 May 2006 04:00 EST
  • Babies finding early voice through sign language
    ... LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Nine-month-old Alexandra lets her mother know when she is hungry. Andrew, 11 months, makes it clear he wants some milk....
    Reuters - Thu, 27 Jul 2006 04:35 EST
  • Babies Healthier if Diabetic Moms Treated
    ...Study: Women Who Develop Diabetes During Pregnancy Have Healthier Babies if Aggressively Treated...
    ABC News - Tue, 14 Jun 2005 05:48 EST
  • Babies Healthier if Diabetic Moms Treated
    ...Study: Women Who Develop Diabetes During Pregnancy Have Healthier Babies if Aggressively Treated...
    ABC News - Mon, 13 Jun 2005 02:58 EST
  • Babies Healthier if Diabetic Moms Treated
    ...Study: Women Who Develop Diabetes During Pregnancy Have Healthier Babies if Aggressively Treated...
    ABC News - Mon, 13 Jun 2005 03:17 EST
  • Babies in ICU After Separation Surgery
    ...Formerly Conjoined Babies Remain in Intensive Care Under Sedation After Separation Surgery...
    ABC News - Sun, 14 May 2006 04:13 EST
  • Babies in Intensive Care: Parents Try to Cope
    ...While One Couple Takes Home Their Healthy Babies, Another Deals With Many Hurdles in the NICU...
    ABC News - Sat, 18 Feb 2006 01:57 EST
  • Babies inherit 9/11 mums' stress
    ...Pregnant women who witnessed the 9/11 attacks passed on biological signs of stress to their babies, researchers suggest....
    BBC - Tue, 03 May 2005 07:03 EST
  • Babies Learn Sign Language First, Words Later
    ...Proponents Say Babies Learn Importance of Eye Contact, And How To Stop, Look and Listen...
    ABC News - Fri, 24 Feb 2006 09:29 EST
  • Babies Learn to Predict Behavior When About a Year Old
    ...Before the 12th month, the World Still Looks Mysterious...
    ABC News - Tue, 20 Jun 2006 12:59 EST
  • Babies May Be Soothed by Massage
    ...Massage may help infants relax, sleep better, and cry less, studies show....
    WebMD - Sat, 11 Nov 2006 04:59 EST