Medicine

How physical activity and sedentary time affect adolescents’ bones

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A large prospective study in 309 adolescent boys and girls underscores the importance of physical activity for developing bone strength ...

Better sleep feels like winning the lottery

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Improving your sleep quality is as beneficial to health and happiness as winning the lottery, according to research by the ...

Study finds no benefit, but possible harm, from drug used ...

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DALLAS – March 14, 2017 – A drug commonly prescribed to pregnant women with a history of delivering babies early ...

Poor sleep in early childhood may lead to cognitive, behavioral ...

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A study led by a Massachusetts General Hospital pediatrician finds that children ages 3 to 7 who don’t get enough ...

Research uncovers potential health risks of travel to Mars

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – March 8, 2017 – Sending a manned mission to Mars requires more than a powerful launch rocket. ...

Lifestyle choices condition colon and rectal cancer risk more than ...

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Spanish researchers of the Colorectal Cancer research group of Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), led by Dr. Víctor Moreno, and ...

Ten million lives saved by 1962 breakthrough, study says

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Nearly 200 million cases of polio, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, adenovirus, rabies and hepatitis A — and approximately 450,000 deaths ...

New plastic surgery statistics reveal focus on face and fat

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ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — New data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reveals that Americans want to ...

The discovery of a vital molecule that regulates breathing could ...

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Connexin26 (Cx26) is a key molecule that reacts to CO2 in our bodies and activates breathing, reports Professor Nicholas Dale ...

Learning a visual-spatial language improves peripheral vision among hearing adults

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Learning a visual-spatial language such as British Sign Language improves peripheral vision among hearing adults, a new study shows. “We were ...