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TB Vaccine Linked to Better Type 1 Diabetes Control

June 21, 2018 THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Could a vaccine from the early 1900s be the key to preventing serious diabetes complications? Maybe, say researchers from Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital.

2.5 Million U.S. High School Students Had a Concussion in Past Year

June 21, 2018 THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The damaging effects of a concussion are well-known, and new research finds the injuries are common among U.S. high school students.

Could Antidepressants During Pregnancy Slow a Child's Motor Skills?

June 21, 2018 THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Babies exposed to antidepressants during their mother's pregnancy may face a slightly higher chance of having problems with their motor skills, a new review suggests.

Could Herpes Virus Play a Role in Alzheimer's?

June 21, 2018 THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Viruses could play a key role in the development of Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

Health Highlights: June 21, 2018

June 21, 2018 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Health Tip: Regain Your Appetite

June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Eating can be a chore if you don't have the appetite.

Health Tip: Understanding Mono

June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Once you contract mononucleosis, the virus behind it stays in your body, the Nemours Foundation says.

Many With Severe Allergies Don't Carry an EpiPen: Study

June 21, 2018 THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Issues with cost or lack of training mean that more than half of U.S. adults at risk of a severe allergic reaction didn't use a lifesaving EpiPen or other epinephrine auto-injector during a recent attack.

Massive Study Finds Same Genes Drive Many Psychiatric Conditions

June 21, 2018 THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Mental illnesses ranging from depression to schizophrenia show a great degree of overlap in the genes that may contribute to them, a large, new study shows.

More Body Fat Might Lower Odds of Breast Cancer in Younger Women

June 21, 2018 THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A new international review suggests that having more body fat may protect premenopausal women from developing some types of breast cancer.

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