Shares Oct 21, 2015 04:34 AM EDT
A study suggests that pregnant women should avoid drinking alcohol during pregnancy. Prenatal alcohol exposure can damage a developing fetus leading to various physical and intellectual disabilities.
Shares Oct 21, 2015 02:24 AM EDT
A new study has identified a specific protein in the blood that can be used to look for heart damage. This protein can be an early indicator of end-stage renal disease in people with hypertension.
Shares Oct 20, 2015 04:43 AM EDT
Studies have shown that shaving does not at all affect the growth of hair. It does not make the hair grow faster nor thicker.
Shares Oct 19, 2015 02:14 AM EDT
Dietary supplements cause more than 20,000 visits to emergency rooms each year, with many of the injuries in young adults who took supplements marketed for weight loss or as energy boosters.
Shares Oct 16, 2015 12:44 AM EDT
A study found that people with diabetes who drank a glass of red wine with dinner and ate a Mediterranean diet had better cholesterol levels than those who drank mineral water and ate the same diet.
Shares Oct 16, 2015 06:06 AM EDT
A recent research has just discovered a new approach to substantially block cancer tumor growth in mice, using a destructive protein coming from mosquitoes.
Shares Oct 16, 2015 06:20 AM EDT
FDA has created a regulation that will be effective in December 2016 that greatly discourages the use of antibiotics in farming animals and vegetables to lower the risk of antibiotic resistant bacteria.
Shares Oct 16, 2015 03:56 AM EDT
It is reported in a recent study that almost 23,000 people are sent to the ER with 2,000 of these cases serious enough for hospital admission.
Shares Oct 16, 2015 05:43 AM EDT
A new study shows that greater access to fast food chains has a huge impact on the children's development and long-term bone health.
Shares Oct 10, 2015 07:34 PM EDT
A small study has found that weight-loss surgery may have reduced the risk of endometrial cancer in obese women.
Shares Oct 08, 2015 02:30 AM EDT
An analysis of 65 samples of red wines from four wine-producing areas in the United States found that all but one had high levels of arsenic.
Shares Oct 08, 2015 02:09 AM EDT
Health officials are reporting that more hospitals are encouraging new mothers to breastfeed their babies. Hospital practices that promote breastfeeding make the difference in whether and how long babies are breastfed
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