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Microcytic anemia: Symptoms, types, and treatment

Microcytic anemia: Symptoms, types, and treatment

Lack of oxygen in the body may be due to a lack of red blood cells. Microcytic anemia is a condition in which the body’s tissues and organs…

Caffeine may reduce surgical pain caused by poor sleep

Caffeine may reduce surgical pain caused by poor sleep

Researchers suggest that caffeine could reduce the impact of poor sleep on postoperative pain. Postoperative pain is exacerbated by lack of sleep prior to surgery, new research suggests.…

How do vegetarian diets affect cholesterol levels?

How do vegetarian diets affect cholesterol levels?

Following a vegetarian diet decreases the levels of total cholesterol in the system, a new review and meta-analysis suggests. A new review of almost 50 studies related to…

Gut bacteria-produced compound may stave off aging

Gut bacteria-produced compound may stave off aging

Genetically, the findings reveal a Dorian Gray-like effect, say the authors of the new research, as the chemical compounds known as indoles combat the adverse effects of aging.…

Avocado seed husk may help to treat heart disease, cancer

Avocado seed husk may help to treat heart disease, cancer

Researchers have identified a wealth of therapeutic compounds in the husk of avocado seeds. From lowering cholesterol to aiding weight loss, the potential benefits of avocado consumption have…

Fish oil may prevent seizures by boosting brain estrogen levels

Fish oil may prevent seizures by boosting brain estrogen levels

Researchers say that supplementation with the fish oil compound DHA could help to prevent seizures. A fatty acid abundant in fish oil could yield a new medication for…

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Vaginal seeding after Caesarean ‘risky’, warn doctors

Vaginal seeding after Caesarean ‘risky’, warn doctors

Image copyright Getty Images New mothers should not embrace the trend of “seeding” their babies…

Green man road crossings ‘too fast’

Green man road crossings ‘too fast’

Image copyright Getty Images The green man walking sign on pedestrian crossings may be too…

Green man road crossings ‘too fast’

Green man road crossings ‘too fast’

Image copyright Getty Images The green man walking sign on pedestrian crossings may be too…

Green man road crossings ‘too fast’

Green man road crossings ‘too fast’

Image copyright Getty Images The green man walking sign on pedestrian crossings may be too…

Johnson & Johnson faces $417m payout in latest talc case

Johnson & Johnson faces $417m payout in latest talc case

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Johnson & Johnson said the safety of talc was…

Matt Dawson’s life changed by a tick bite

Matt Dawson’s life changed by a tick bite

Media captionThe former England rugby player tells 5 live that having Lyme Disease was “seriously…

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Massive California verdict expands J&J’s talc battlefield

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A massive California verdict in a lawsuit alleging Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ.N) talc-based products cause cancer has opened a new front in the litigation,…

After solar eclipse, Americans’ eyes seem mostly none the worse

(Reuters) – Eye doctors who had braced themselves for at least a few patients after a dazzling solar eclipse swept the United States cautiously exhaled on Tuesday, with…

Massive California verdict expands J&J’s talc battlefield

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A massive California verdict in a lawsuit alleging Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ.N) talc-based products cause cancer has opened a new front in the litigation,…

Coca-Cola, PespiCo and others agree to cap sugar in drinks in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Seven major drinks companies including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will limit the sugar content of drinks they sell in Singapore, as part of the city-state’s campaign…

Philip Morris International CEO cheers U.S. FDA tobacco proposal

(Reuters) – The chief executive of Philip Morris International said he was “extremely encouraged” by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent proposal to lower nicotine levels in…

J&J ordered to pay $417 million in trial over talc cancer risks

(Reuters) – A California jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s…

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