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New treatment shows promise in vitiligo patients

Scientists say they've discovered an effective new treatment to restore skin pigment in people with vitiligo. Patients often have good results with ultraviolet light therapy, but studies show it's even more effective in combination with a new drug awaiting approval from the FDA. People who received the combination... Read Story

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PTSD linked to higher risk of food addiction

People with symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder have an increased risk of food addiction. Researchers studied data from nearly 50,000 women, many of whom reported at least one traumatic life event. Researchers found addiction rates ranged from six percent among those with no PTSD symptoms to 18... Read Story

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Sep 17, 2014 6:43 AM

American waistlines getting bigger

A new study reveals Americans' waistlines are getting bigger. Researchers analyzed trends in abdominal obesity and waist circumference from 1999 to 2012. They found waist size increased an average of one inch, with the most significant gains among women, African Americans, and Mexican Americans. The prevalence of... Read Story

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Sep 16, 2014 2:34 PM

Blood test may help diagnose depression

Scientists at Northwestern University have developed a blood test that could some day help diagnose depression in adults. The test measures levels of nine blood markers in a patient's RNA molecules. In preliminary trials, people already diagnosed with clinical depression had significantly different levels of these markers than... Read Story