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Religious Music a High Note for Older Christians

Reduced anxiety, other mental health benefits noted in survey

People With More Education May Recover Better From Brain Injury

Study looked at adults hurt in motor vehicle crashes, falls

Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests

But some believe the study is flawed

Seniors Who Suffer Mental Declines May Face Earlier Death: Study

Those with memory loss fared better than those who showed deficits in thinking abilities

Gene Therapy May Enhance Cochlear Implants, Animal Study Finds

Growth of cells in inner ear may boost sound sensitivity, researchers say

Aspirin’s Ability to Prevent Colon Cancer May Depend on Your Genes

Benefit was seen only with enzyme present, but study isn’t definitive

Scientists Study Gene Clues From 115-Year-Old Woman

In research into longevity, they found her white blood cells had many seemingly harmless mutations

Guys: Don’t Take Your Y Chromosome for Granted

It may contain genes important to male survival, researchers say

Research Shows Ways to Speed Stroke Care

Studies looked at improvements in ER, specially equipped ambulance that could deliver clot-busting drug

People With Kidney Disease Show Higher Cancer Risk in Study

More research is needed to understand the link, experts say

People Seek Out Health Info When Famous Person Dies

Survey found Steve Jobs’ death in 2011 spurred Americans to learn more about pancreatic cancer

Athletic Trainers First Line of Treatment for Young Basketballers: Study

Many high school athletes assessed for sprains, strains outside the hospital

A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

Early Sign of Kidney Disease Often Ignored, Study Says

Doctors can easily test for excess protein in urine

Health Highlights: April 23, 2014

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