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Common Psychiatric Disorders Share Genetic Underpinnings

2 monthes ago   |   By Medscape

A massive new study finds a high degree of genetic overlap between psychiatric disorders that current clinical diagnostic categories do not accurately reflect.
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Parkinson's drugs may lead to compulsive behavior

2 monthes ago   |   By Medical News Today

A new study finds that, with time, half of those who take dopamine agonists develop compulsive shopping, eating, gambling, or sexual behaviors.
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Caffeine could protect the heart by helping it make energy, mouse study finds

2 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

The research builds on human studies that showed coffee has health benefits.
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Exposure to fracking chemicals and wastewater spurs fat cell development

2 monthes ago   |   By ScienceDaily

Exposure to fracking chemicals and wastewater promotes fat cell development, or adipogenesis, in laboratory cell models, a new study finds. Researchers observed increases in the size and number of fat cells after exposing the models to a mixture of 23 common fracking chemicals or to wastewater or surface-water samples containing them, even at diluted concentrations. Adipogenesis occurred through PPARy-dependent and independent mechanisms. More research is needed to assess potential health impacts outside the laboratory.
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Eating a balanced diet cuts risk of cancer death by 65%

Eating a balanced diet cuts risk of cancer death by 65%

2 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

There are countless 'magic bullet' lifestyle tips for cancer patients. But a new Florida study has found remarkable benefits to something much more general: simply to eat a healthy balanced diet.
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Standing up could lower your risk of diabetes

Standing up could lower your risk of diabetes

2 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

The amount of time spent sitting has increased over time. With innovations such as delivered food, experts say many older adults will sit longer, more often. A new UCLA study shows the risks of that.
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New analysis links higher BMI to lower breast cancer risk for younger women

2 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

While obesity has been shown to increase breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, a large-scale study co-led by a University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher found the opposite is true for premenopausal women: higher body fat was linked to lower breast cancer risk.
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New study finds higher heart disease risk in bisexual men

2 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

Bisexual men have a higher risk for heart disease compared with heterosexual men across several modifiable risk factors, finds a new study published online in the journal LGBT Health.
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Latest stop smoking campaign includes an online guide to where your nearest...

Latest stop smoking campaign includes an online guide to where your nearest e-cigarette shop is

Public Health England's latest ‘stop smoking' campaign includes a new website that directs people to an online guide to e-cigarette sellers in their area. Read more ...

Eating gluten during pregnancy doubles the risk of children getting Type 1...

Eating gluten during pregnancy doubles the risk of children getting Type 1 diabetes, study finds

A study of 63,500 women worldwide found that the more gluten-rich foods they ate during pregnancy, the higher the chance that their child would develop the condition by the age... Read more ...

New food model sweeping Los Angeles aims to address poverty and waste management

New food model sweeping Los Angeles aims to address poverty and waste management

Los Angeles is trying to solve two big problems at the same time and it seems to be working. A new food model, one that sees free food markets in communities in need, is taking... Read more ...

Here's What You Need to Know About the Calorie Counts on Your Apple Watch

Here's What You Need to Know About the Calorie Counts on Your Apple Watch

There are few things more satisfying than getting in some steps or a tough workout and instantly finding out how many calories you burned. If you're obsessed with checking your... Read more ...

You Can Engineer Your Workouts to Burn More Calories, Based on Your Period

You Can Engineer Your Workouts to Burn More Calories, Based on Your Period

There are a lot of things that can affect your metabolism. Age, genetics, and diet play a role, of course, but for women looking to maximize their calorie burn, there's another... Read more ...

Doctors are putting babies' lives at risk from meningitis and sepsis, report...

Doctors are putting babies' lives at risk from meningitis and sepsis, report finds

Parents in the UK are too often told their children have ‘trivial infections' - but these can quickly become life-threatening, the Meningitis Research Foundation said. Read more ...

Surgeon insists he did nothing wrong when he wrongly removed a woman's...

Surgeon insists he did nothing wrong when he wrongly removed a woman's healthy kidney

Dr Scott Baker of South Dakota is being sued by his patient Dena Knapp, who claims his medical error in 2016 left her with stage three kidney disease, depression and chronic... Read more ...

Medscape Physicians' Choice: Top Hospital Rankings for 2018

Medscape Physicians' Choice: Top Hospital Rankings for 2018

Doctors rank their top hospitals in an annual survey by Medscape. Read more ...

What's Happening To Christine Blasey Ford Is Why Women Don't Report Sexual...

What's Happening To Christine Blasey Ford Is Why Women Don't Report Sexual Assault

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford has had to go into hiding following after detailing sexual assault claims against Kavanaugh Dr. Christine Blasey Ford is being victimized all over... Read more ...

Aspirin doesn't lower heart attack and stroke risks and can increase bleeding

Aspirin doesn't lower heart attack and stroke risks and can increase bleeding

Researchers found that a daily dose of aspirin didn't prolong healthy, independent living free of dementia. Read more ...