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Boys enter puberty earlier if their mothers started their period before 11

4 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

Researchers from Aarhus University also found boys whose mothers started their periods between eight and 11 years old later have sons whose voices break two months earlier than normal.
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Hundreds of 'natural' supplements contain active drugs and the FDA knows but doesn't tell the public

Hundreds of 'natural' supplements contain active drugs and the FDA knows but doesn't tell the public

4 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

From 2007 to 2016, the US Food and Drug Administration found drugs in 776 supplements, but recalled less than half of them, a new California Department of Food and Agriculture study found.
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Paper says 776 products marketed as supplements over 10-year period found by FDA to be tainted with drugs

Paper says 776 products marketed as supplements over 10-year period found by FDA to be tainted with drugs

4 days ago   |   By NutraIngredients-USA

A paper that published this morning in the JAMA Network Open journal found that FDA had identified 776 adulterated dietary supplements in a 10-year period ending in 2016. As most of these products were tainted with drugs, calling them âsupplementsâ was attacked by industry stakeholders.
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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 ...

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 ...

Many US insurers may fuel the opioid crisis by covering the addictive drugs...

Many US insurers may fuel the opioid crisis by covering the addictive drugs - but not alternatives

Many health insurance plans help American patients pay for opioid painkillers, but they often don't cover non-addictive therapies like acupuncture and counselling, a Johns... 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 ...

Damaging effects of a high-fat diet can be passed down THREE generations...

Damaging effects of a high-fat diet can be passed down THREE generations, study finds

A first-of-its-kind study at University of Zurich found that even if female mice don't become obese themselves, fatty diets predispose their children, grandchildren and... Read more ...

Cannabis laws could be relaxed in Britain as panel of experts says they have...

Cannabis laws could be relaxed in Britain as panel of experts says they have ‘open mind'

The Royal College of Pharmacists will review its opposition to legalising cannabis following a summer of campaigning for oil extract to be used for medical purposes across the UK. Read more ...

Eating fatty cheese, yogurt and butter could LOWER your risk of developing...

Eating fatty cheese, yogurt and butter could LOWER your risk of developing type 2 diabetes

A new study, led by the University of Cambridge in the UK, has found that those who ate the most servings had a 30 percent lower risk compared to those who ate the fewest servings. Read more ...

TV ads would need to list drug prices under Trump proposal

TV ads would need to list drug prices under Trump proposal

The proposal, unveiled by HHS Secretary Alex Azar, aims to add information on prices to television spots, which typically contain extensive warnings about a medicine's side... Read more ...