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March 1st, 2017 A blood test every four months could help women at high-risk of ovarian cancer find tumours early, found a UK study. There is currently no screening programme for the disease, so high-risk women are advised to have their ovaries and fallopian...

March 1st, 2017 A study evaluating the use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) in 125,000 patients indicates that more than half of patients who develop chronic kidney damage while taking the drugs don't experience acute kidney problems beforehand. Taking popular...

February 22nd, 2017 People who eat a gluten-free diet may be at risk for increased exposure to arsenic and mercury – toxic metals that can lead to cardiovascular disease, cancer and neurological effects, according to a report. Gluten-free diets have become popular...

February 15th, 2017 Swapping the underarm microbiome of someone with a body odour problem, with that of a less smelly relative, saw improvements in that in half of the cases lasted three months or more, found a small University of California study. A similar approach...

February 1st, 2017 Children get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than with their brothers or sisters, according to a small study from the University of Cambridge. Children also appear to get on even better with their animal companions than with...
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