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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Misuse of prescription opioids or benzodiazepines associated with suicidal thoughts

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Misuse of prescription opioids or benzodiazepines was associated with suicidal ideation in a study of US older adults.
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Patients with hypertension and psoriasis more often require cardiovascular interventions

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Psoriasis is linked with increased risks of hypertension and cardiovascular disease, but its effect on the course of cardiovascular disease remains unknown.
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Antidepressant treatment may lead to improvements in sleep quality of patients with depression

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In a study of 15 patients affected by major depressive disorder and complaining of insomnia, initiating treatment with vortioxetine for their depressive symptoms led to...
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Nutrition has bigger positive impact on bone mass and strength than exercise

56 minutes ago   |   News Medical

One question that scientists and fitness experts alike would love to answer is whether exercise or nutrition has a bigger positive impact on bone strength.
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Participation in organized sport during childhood may have long-term skeletal benefits

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Participation in organized sport during childhood and adolescence is associated with bone mass at 20 years of age, according to a Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 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 vicious cycle of trauma: Suffering is passed down through generations...

The vicious cycle of trauma: Suffering is passed down through generations study reveals

A new study found the sons of Union Army soldiers, who did not experience the devastation of the Civil War, had a higher risk of early death if their fathers had been prisoners... 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Flu-fearing parents are hanging signs on their children that warn others to...

Flu-fearing parents are hanging signs on their children that warn others to keep dirty hands away 

Signs ranging from $4.00 to $11.55 have been popping up websites such as Etsy and Amazon that they can attach to car seats and strollers telling strangers to not touch their kids. 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 ...