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Thursday, 22 October 2020
A new study suggests that kids who are born only a year or two after an older sibling might be more likely to be diagnosed with autism than those with a bigger age gap
Boys have been more likely than girls to show signs of a particular type of hearing loss, but girls are catching up - and the ubiquity of portable audio players may be to blame, new research suggests
Fish oil capsules won't help boost weight loss if you're already dieting and exercising, new research in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows
Women who treat menopause symptoms with hormone patches rather than pills may not have an increased risk of blood clots in the legs or lungs
Women who eat a lot of red meat may be putting themselves at increased risk of stroke, a new study in more than 30,000 Swedish women hints.
YouTube may be a great place to watch a dog play the accordion, but a new study suggests it's not the most reliable source for learning CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation).
Our bodies are a host to numerous kinds of bacteria of which almost five hundred species are in the gastro-intestinal tract and their main task is to help the process of digestion take place and assist the movement of food
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An experimental gel protected female monkeys from the AIDS virus in a test designed to mimic human sexual transmission, researchers said on Wednesday.
The first study to link a childhood vaccine to autism was based on doctored information about the children involved, according to a new report on the widely discredited research
A new study may offer women one more reason to kick the smoking habit before becoming pregnant
Teams of scientists have cracked the genetic codes of the wild strawberry and a certain type of cacao used to make fine chocolate, work that should help breeders develop better varieties of more mainstream crops
The problem of headaches and migraines affects people around the globe. One of the latest approaches tackles the connection between the gut and the brain
In our society we underestimate the importance of early and regular eye examination to detect problems before they accumulate. The ideal age to start annual checkups is around six years old
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Thinking of having a second son or daughter? Drop the idea! No siblings could mean a happier child
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Have you ever had a fear that kept you from living life fully? Perhaps this fear has stopped you from having MORE fun or experiencing GREATER success. Yes? Then you’re not alone
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Researchers studying the health effects of cellphones say they have found evidence that when pregnant women use them regularly, their children are more likely to have behavioral problems
Taking low doses of aspirin can reduce the risk of many kinds of cancer, scientists said on Tuesday, and the evidence is strong enough to suggest people over 40 should take it daily as protection
Men tend to behave better when they're married -- both because marriage likely helps improve their behaviour, and nicer men are more likely to be married in the first place, according to a U.S. study
Working-class Egyptians are getting botox, breast implants and tummy tucks in the hopes that the cosmetic surgery once reserved for a wealthy elite will boost their own marriage and job prospects
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Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday it is recalling 9 million more bottles of its Tylenol painkiller because they do not adequately warn customers about the presence of trace amounts of alcohol used in the product flavorings.
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