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June 29th, 2016 Health-care providers are exploring how electronic record keeping and digital communication can be used to influence doctors on a wide range of actions, including following up on worrisome test results, making a correct diagnosis and choosing the...

June 29th, 2016 Physicians have been mystified by chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition where normal exertion leads to debilitating fatigue that isn’t alleviated by rest. For the first time, Cornell University researchers report they have identified biological...

June 22nd, 2016 Women who worked 60 hours per week or more over three decades appear to triple the risk of diabetes, cancer, heart trouble and arthritis, found an Ohio State University data analysis. The risk begins to climb when women put in more than 40 hours...

June 22nd, 2016 Cranberry juice consumption significantly reduced symptomatic urinary tract infections (UTIs), found a large multi-site clinical trial by Boston University. Experts on infectious disease and urinary tract infections (UTIs) gathered recently in...

June 22nd, 2016 A five-year study found that US professional football, basketball and hockey teams traveling from west to east had a higher winning percentage compared to teams traveling in the opposite direction. It appears that the home crowd isn't the only...

June 15th, 2016 The results of the phase 2 study suggest that Down's syndrome participants who had received the treatment, a compound present in green tea, had better scores in the visual memory recognition and inhibition tasks, and improvement in adaptive...

June 15th, 2016 Contrary to previous animal studies,  the large US PANDA study found that s single exposure to general anaesthesia poses no cognitive risk to healthy children under age three.  A single exposure to general anaesthesia poses no cognitive risk to...

June 8th, 2016 A large randomised trial has found that eating a non-calorie restricted Mediterranean diet high in vegetable fats such as olive oil or nuts does not lead to significant weight gain compared to a low-fat diet. Focus on low-fat diets and lack of...
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