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Screen time, in moderation, not linked to youngsters’ depression

(Reuters Health) – Youngsters who spend too much time staring at televisions and computers may be more depressed than those who abstain completely, but kids who enjoy screen time in…

Misleading HPV vaccine websites are easy to find

(Reuters Health) – Parents who go online to find out about the vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted disease that causes cervical cancer, may have a hard time…

A&E waiting times ‘getting worse’

A&E waiting times ‘getting worse’

Image copyright Thinkstock Waiting times in A&E departments across the UK are worsening as pressures grow in hospitals, figures suggest. The data, collected by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine,…

Multiple-birth care ‘postcode lottery’

Multiple-birth care ‘postcode lottery’

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Multiple pregnancies make up 3% of all pregnancies in the UK Women expecting twins or triplets are experiencing poor antenatal care in some areas of…

Talking therapy ‘eases dental phobia’

Talking therapy ‘eases dental phobia’

Image copyright Thinkstock People with a dental phobia are more likely to undergo treatment without sedation if they have had Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), research suggests. The research, published in…

London Ambulance Service ‘inadequate’

London Ambulance Service ‘inadequate’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Inspectors rated the trust as good for caring but inadequate for meeting target response times London’s ambulance service has been rated as inadequate and…

E. coli from Costco chicken salad traced to tainted celery

LOS ANGELES A multi-state E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least 19 people who ate rotisserie chicken salad sold at Costco Wholesale Corp’s (COST.O) stores has been traced to…

ADHD impact on families predicts whether kids get needed services

(Reuters Health) – Many elementary school children with ADHD don’t get services like medication and behavior therapy that might improve their condition, according to an Australian study. The condition’s impact…

Men may eat more when women are watching

(Reuters Health) – If women are prone to “eat like a bird” when men are watching, men may be similarly programmed to “eat like a horse” when women are around,…

Diabetic vision loss medication may promote return to driving

(Reuters Health) – After a year of treatment with the drug ranibizumab (Lucentis), some people with vision loss due to diabetes regain their confidence to drive and have vision good…