New blood test could spare cancer patients from unnecessary chemotherapy

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Cancer patients could be spared unnecessary chemotherapy - and its side effects - by a new blood test that is in clinical trials at more than 40 hospitals in Australia and New...
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Study reveals link between childhood abuse and higher arthritis risk in adulthood

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In a survey-based study of 21,889 adults in Canada, severe and/or frequent physical abuse during childhood and frequent childhood exposure to intimate partner violence were...
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Preoperative weight loss may not provide health benefits after surgery

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For obese and overweight patients, it is common for various surgical procedures to be deferred until they have lost weight through diet and exercise.
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INFINI Radiofrequency Microneedling

INFINI Radiofrequency Microneedling

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Many people struggle with skin problems like wrinkles, acne scarring and sagging, but do not want to resort to surgery. Now, a revolutionary solution called INFINI...
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Moving Location of Fruit and Vegetables in Stores Can Increase 15 Percent of Sales: Study

Moving Location of Fruit and Vegetables in Stores Can Increase 15 Percent of Sales: Study

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New study suggests that a simple 'nudge' in consumers can encourage healthier diets without any conscious action.
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New research seeks to address sex disparities in women's health

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Traditionally many health-related research projects focused only on males, assuming that females' bodies would respond the same way to a given intervention or drug.
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Study identifies factors associated with prescription opioid misuse among students

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In a survey-based study of 9,449 university students at a large, public Midwestern university, misusers of prescription opioid medications were more likely to live off campus...
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Environment impact of microplastics remains unclear

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Scientists say there is not yet enough evidence to conclude that microplastics do or do not cause harm to the environment, following a review of more than 300 global studies.
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Navratri Special Recipes: 9 Delicious Dishes to Try Out This Durga Puja

Navratri Special Recipes: 9 Delicious Dishes to Try Out This Durga Puja

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Festive bingeing has been more common among Indians, especially during the Navratri, a famous Hindu festival celebrated for nine days. Spend time with your family and friends...
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Younger Children in Class Maybe Wrongly Diagnosed with ADHD: Study

Younger Children in Class Maybe Wrongly Diagnosed with ADHD: Study

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Younger children are mistakenly diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder because of their teachers, finds a new study.
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Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

New study reveals the best way to calculate weight regain after bariatric surgery to identify more specifically the patients at risk for recurrence or new onset of health problems. Read more ...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental Benefits: Study

Continued population growth is a global threat. Short-term economic concerns, while valid, cannot be prioritized over the long-term health of our environment and our societies. Read more ...

The spikenard, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, is an effective...

The spikenard, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, is an effective treatment for cardiovascular disease

With cardiovascular disease among the leading causes of death worldwide, a lot of time is spent on research to find possible ways to cure or prevent fatalities from the... Read more ...

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

The Centers for Disease Control Prevention confirmed on Tuesday that 62 children in 22 states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis and 127 in total are under... Read more ...

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

The Trump administration first mentioned requiring drug prices in ads in May, as part of the government's American Patients First plan to lower drug costs. In August, it began... Read more ...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD, study suggests

A new study from Florida State University has found that fathers who smoke are more likely to have children and grandchildren with attention deficit disorders and hyperactivity. Read more ...

Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals  

Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals  

The study by Orlando Health comes after figures showed fewer kids were vaccinated last year - something US Surgeon General Jerome Adams blamed for the record-high death toll... Read more ...

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Two new studies from Kaiser Permanente and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health found those who undergo surgery are 40 percent less likely to have a... Read more ...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative to rice and maize

Brazilian researchers found that pearl millet has higher protein and fiber than rice, and isolated bacterial strains from the fermented bran may have probiotic potential. Read more ...

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Youth living in countries with bans on corporal punishment were 31 percent less violent In a new study, researchers found banning spanking and other forms of corporal... Read more ...