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Mental health risks aren’t equal among all gay, bisexual men

(Reuters Health) – While gay and bisexual men are at higher risk for mental health issues than their straight counterparts, the risk is particularly high for young gay and bisexual…

Express Scripts plans fiercer fight against sudden drug price hikes

NEW YORK Express Scripts Holding Co plans to introduce several benefit programs aimed at fighting high drug costs, including speeding up how quickly it moves insurer and employer customers to…

A milestone in the battle against arsenic and fluoride-contaminated drinking water

Over 300 million people worldwide use groundwater contaminated with arsenic or fluoride as a source of drinking water. The Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) has…

Creating a reduced-fat chocolate that melts in your mouth

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Probiotics stop menopause-like bone loss in mice

Microbes + immune cells drive effects of hormone deprivation. Probiotic supplements protected female mice from the loss of bone density that occurs after having their ovaries removed, researchers…

Leading nutrition experts speak up about malnutrition

As we better understand the role food plays in our overall health and wellbeing, the closer the connection becomes between nutrition and medicine. Malnutrition is a critical public health…

Newborn disease outbreaks push South Korea to stiffen care center oversight

SEOUL Like more than half of South Korean mothers, Kim Ju-yeon spent two weeks recuperating and relaxing in a health care center with her newborn after she gave birth last…

Both sides ready to fight on in NHS row

Both sides ready to fight on in NHS row

Image copyright PA Ministers and doctors have both vowed to fight on as the first all-out doctor strikes in the history of the NHS ended in England without any major…

Care children denied mental health help

Care children denied mental health help

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Children in care are more vulnerable to mental health problems Children in care are too often missing out on treatment for mental health problems despite…

Give e-cigs to smokers, say doctors

Give e-cigs to smokers, say doctors

Image copyright Thinkstock Smokers should be offered and encouraged to use e-cigarettes to help them quit, says a leading medical body. The Royal College of Physicians says there is resounding…