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High blood pressure: Sodium may not be the culprit

High blood pressure: Sodium may not be the culprit

Salt has long been vilified as the harbinger of hypertension. However, as research into the condition has delved deeper, it is becoming clear that the story is more…

Junk food and diabetes: Recommendations and tips for eating out

Junk food and diabetes: Recommendations and tips for eating out

More than 29 million people in the United States have diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is a condition where the…

Gut bacteria may turn common nutrient into clot-enhancing compound

Gut bacteria can produce a clot-enhancing compound when people eat a nutrient found in a variety of foods including meat, eggs and milk, according to new research…

Chili peppers, marijuana may reduce gut inflammation

Chili peppers, marijuana may reduce gut inflammation

While chili peppers and marijuana have very different effects on the brain, a new study shows that, when consumed, their impact on the gut may not be so…

Study of bacteria’s DNA fingerprint suggests it could be spreading around Europe via food distribution

Foods should be investigated as a potential source of spread of Clostridium difficile, according to research presented at the 27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious…

Study of bacteria’s DNA fingerprint suggests it could be spreading around Europe via food distribution

Foods should be investigated as a potential source of spread of Clostridium difficile, according to research presented at the 27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious…

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Premature lambs kept alive in ‘plastic bag’ womb

Premature lambs kept alive in ‘plastic bag’ womb

Image copyright Partridge, E. A. et al. / Nature Communications Image caption The premature lambs…

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Moderate physical exercise such as cycling or jogging can…

Mental health care cuts in England ‘to total £4.5m’

Mental health care cuts in England ‘to total £4.5m’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption NHS England said in February 2016 it had identified…

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Moderate physical exercise such as cycling or jogging can…

Mental health care cuts in England ‘to total £4.5m’

Mental health care cuts in England ‘to total £4.5m’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption NHS England said in February 2016 it had identified…

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Moderate physical exercise such as cycling or jogging can…

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Pregnant women need routine blood pressure checks

(Reuters Health) – Pregnant women should get their blood pressure checked at each prenatal visit to screen for preeclampsia, a potentially fatal complication that can damage the kidneys,…

Government costs could rise $2.3 billion without Obamacare payments: study

WASHINGTON The U.S. government’s costs could increase by $2.3 billion in 2018 if Congress and President Donald Trump decide not to fund Obamacare-related payments to health insurers, according…

White House says vote on healthcare plan may not come for weeks

WASHINGTON A congressional vote on a Republican healthcare plan may not come for weeks as leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate continue negotiations over possible…

NASH: The next untapped pharma market gives investors many options

Large drugmakers with piles of cash are on the hunt for promising medicines being developed by small companies to treat NASH, a progressive fatty liver disease poised to…

Trump warns Democrats Obamacare will die without cash infusion

Trump warns Democrats Obamacare will die without cash infusion

Sweet home Chicago: Obama re-emerges in city where it all began CHICAGO Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday makes his first major appearance since leaving office, having…

Uphill battle looms as Trump seeks revamped healthcare plan

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump, striving to make good on a top campaign promise, is pushing his fellow Republicans who control Congress to pass revamped healthcare legislation but the…

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