By NICHOLAS BAKALAR

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Name: By NICHOLAS BAKALAR
Date registered: July 23, 2012
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/pages/health/views/index.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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  1. Well: Poor Sleep Tied to Brain Changes of Dementia — December 15, 2014
  2. Well: Aspirin Risks Outweigh Benefits for Younger Women — December 15, 2014
  3. Well: Weight Gain Carries Risks, No Matter Your Weight — December 12, 2014
  4. Well: Antibiotics May Not Raise Asthma Risk — December 8, 2014
  5. Well: Go Ahead, Use the Restroom — December 4, 2014

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Well: Poor Sleep Tied to Brain Changes of Dementia

Sleep apnea and other problems that cause low oxygen saturation of blood during sleep may increase the risk of brain changes associated with dementia, a new study reports.

Well: Aspirin Risks Outweigh Benefits for Younger Women

For many women the risk of taking a small dose of aspirin a day may outweigh the benefits.

Well: Weight Gain Carries Risks, No Matter Your Weight

Even in young adults of normal weight, increases in body mass index also lead to increased risk of heart disease and other problems.

Well: Antibiotics May Not Raise Asthma Risk

A large Swedish study has found strong evidence that there is no connection between antibiotic use and the subsequent development of asthma.

Well: Go Ahead, Use the Restroom

Public restrooms aren’t any dirtier than the rest of our environment, researchers report.



Well: Go Ahead, Use the Restroom

Public restrooms aren’t any dirtier than the rest of our environment, researchers report.



Well: Mediterranean Diet Is Good for Your DNA

The Mediterranean diet is associated with longer telomeres, the protective structures at the end of chromosomes that are tied to longevity and age-related illness.

Well: Therapy Prevents Repeat Suicide Attempts

Short-term psychotherapy may be an effective way to prevent repeated suicide attempts.

Well: Diabetes in Midlife Tied to Memory Problems Late in Life

Researchers have found that people diagnosed with diabetes in their 50’s are significantly more likely than others to suffer mental decline by their 70’s.



Well: Yogurt May Lower Diabetes Risk

Regular consumption of yogurt may help lower the risk for Type 2 diabetes, a new study has found.

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