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Herpes vaccine is a winner in animals. Next up: Testing on humans.

For nearly a century, efforts to develop a vaccine to prevent genital herpes have failed. At least nine prospects, including several that made it to late-stage human testing, have flopped in the last decade. Considering that history, University of Pennsylvania scientists are justifiably excited about their vaccine against the herpes simplex 2 virus, even though

Prevalence of short sleep duration up from 2010 to 2018

(HealthDay)—The prevalence of short sleep duration increased among working American adults from 2010 to 2018, according to a study published online Sept. 5 in the Journal of Community Health. Jagdish Khubchandani, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, and James H. Price, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the University of Toledo in Ohio, used data

Antiplatelets do not up recurrence in intracerebral hemorrhage

(HealthDay)—For patients with intracerebral hemorrhage, those who start antiplatelet therapy do not have an increased risk for recurrence, including those with cerebral microbleeds, according to two studies published online May 22 in The Lancet and The Lancet Neurology. Rustam Al-Shahi Salman, Ph.D., from the Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics at the University

Celebs Who Have Opened Up About Their Struggles With Anxiety

Anxiety. You know the feeling. And as it turns out, so do many celebrities. More and more frequently, brave stars like Anne Hathaway, Kendall Jenner and Stephen Colbert are opening up about one of the biggest mental health struggles of our time — whether they have anxiety disorder, social anxiety, suffer panic attacks or just

How a woman in Arizona woke up with British accent

Rare syndrome causes woman to wake up with a foreign accent Medical Mysteries and Marvels: An American woman in Arizona goes to sleep with a headache and wakes up with a British accent. Michelle Myers is a woman from Arizona who’s never left the country. But although Myers used to speak like any other American,

Exercise adds up to big brain boosts

Anyone who trains for a marathon knows that individual running workouts add up over time to yield a big improvement in physical fitness. So, it should not be surprising that the cognitive benefits from workouts also accumulate to yield long-term cognitive gains. Yet, until now, there was has been little research to describe and support

Mental health disorders up after head and neck cancer diagnosis

(HealthDay)—In patients with head and neck cancer (HNC), the prevalence of mental health disorders (MHDs) is significantly higher after cancer diagnosis, according to a study published online Feb. 28 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Ji Hyae Lee, from Pennsylvania State University in Hershey, and colleagues conducted a retrospective cohort study to describe the prevalence