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May 10, 2011


1. Insecure Toddlers are More Likely to Become Obese http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNyWOHBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTaH/news64
By any measure, mother-child bonding is an ideal worth striving for, but new research underscores its importance, finding that toddlers who aren't securely attached may have a greater risk of being obese before they even start kindergarten. Researchers at Ohio [...]

2. House Watch: The Spanish Fly Edition http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNyWOHBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTaH/news65
House is generally a self-destructive guy â€" the whole conceit of House M.D. is that he's the sick but brilliant doctor who can heal everyone but himself. But last night we saw him injecting junk into his arm, so the [...]

3. Study Ranks 10 Football Helmets for Concussion Safety http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNyWOHBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTaH/news66
No magic football helmet can prevent players from sustaining concussions. But thanks to new research out of Virginia Tech, football players, and their parents, now know which equipment could reduce the risks. Over the past decade, the Virginia Tech researchers [...]

4. Schwarzenegger and Shriver in Splitsville http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNyWOHBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTaH/news67
John and Elizabeth Edwards' separation was sad. Al and Tipper Gore's was shocking. But now Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver have packed it in. When even such an institution finds it hard to keep it together, what hope is there [...]

5. No Premarital Sex, Please. We're British http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNyWOHBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTaH/news68
The quest to rid the British of their reputation for prudery â€" carried on so valiantly through the decades by the likes of Benny Hill, the third page of several tabloid newspapers and Russell Brand â€" took a blow Monday [...]

6. Study: Gay Men Are Twice as Likely to Have Cancer http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNyWOHBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTaH/news69
It makes for a grabby headline, but are gay men really more likely to develop cancer? A new study published in the journal Cancer found that gay men were nearly twice as likely to report a diagnosis of cancer than [...]

7. How Fear Changes What We Hear http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNyWOHBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTaH/news70
How does fear alter memory? A new study reveals that it can literally change our perception, a process that may help researchers better understand post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), other anxiety disorders and possibly conditions like autism. Researchers have long known [...]

8. Vampire Bat Saliva Could Lead to Stroke Treatment http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNyWOHBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTaH/news71
Vampire bats have a well-known trick for getting the most blood out of their victims: an enzyme called desmoteplase, or DSPA, in their saliva that thins victims' blood and helps it flow more freely. The good news for the rest [...]

9. Do I Have MRSA? FDA Approves Superbug Diagnostic Test http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNyWOHBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTaH/news72
A newly approved diagnostic test can rapidly identify whether a patient's Staphylococcus aureus infection is resistant to commonly prescribed antibiotics. (More on Time.com: Hand Sanitizers That Prevent MRSA? Not So Fast) That's important because antibiotic-resistant strains of Staph â€" known [...]

10. Sex and Self-Esteem: A Big Boost for Men, Not So Much for Women http://time.chtah.com/a/tBNyWOHBASRffB8VKqZNs-NWTaH/news73


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