Health News Brief: Remember September 11 on Eleventh Anniversary of 9/11, Almost Half of Teens with Autism Bullied, How Your Dinner Date Can Make You Fat American Medical ID


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Health News Brief

September 11, 2012   

Irregular Heartbeat May Pose Higher Stroke Risk for Women than Men
Women older than 75 who have a heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation are 20 percent more likely to have a stroke than men in the same age group with atrial fibrillation, according to a large new study.
Source: European Society of Cardiology's Read More

High Prenatal Vitamin D Lowers Type 1 Diabetes Risk
in Children
A new study in the journal Diabetes suggests that pregnant women should make sure to have sufficient vitamin D in their systems in order to reduce risk of type 1 diabetes in their children.
Source: Diabetes Read More

Mental Skills Decline More Sharply for Women
with Alzheimer's
Mental deterioration occurs more quickly in women with Alzheimer's disease than in men with the devastating brain illness, a new
study finds.
Source: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
Read More

Almost Half of Teens with Autism Bullied
Close to half of all teenagers with an autism spectrum disorder are bullied at school, says a survey of their parents.
Source: Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Read More

How Your Dinner Date Can Make You Fat
Diners who choose unhealthy dishes from a menu can influence the food choices of those they are eating with, according to a new study by psychologists.
Source: British Journal of Nutrition Read More

Remember September 11 on Eleventh Anniversary of 9/11

September 11, 2012 marks the eleven-year anniversary of 9/11. New Yorkers will come together to honor and remember the victims of September 11th at many different events in Manhattan.

Source:, Part of New Your Times Company
View the list of events


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