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Coffee intake depends on gene variation, study suggests

Coffee intake depends on gene variation, study suggests

How many cups of coffee do you drink a day? According to a new study, the answer might depend on your DNA. Researchers suggest people with a DNA…

Soluble corn fiber may improve women’s bone health

Soluble corn fiber may improve women’s bone health

According to new research from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, daily soluble corn fiber supplementation significantly helps build and retain calcium in bone for women in…

Vitamin cocktails: An ethical dilemma of supply and demand

Vitamin cocktails: An ethical dilemma of supply and demand

There is a big difference between access and excess. Having access to something doesn’t necessarily mean you need it, especially when others need it more. Take, for…

Concussions and brain injury – can omega-3 intake aid in brain health recovery?

The treatment of concussions and traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a clinical challenge. Clinical studies thus far have failed to identify an effective treatment strategy when a…

Could fish oil reverse negative effects of a fatty diet?

Could fish oil reverse negative effects of a fatty diet?

A recent study, published in The Journal of Physiology, shows that fish oil supplementation might have the power to prevent the detrimental metabolic effects of a high-fat diet,…

Being overweight, obese linked to increased risk of eight more cancers

Being overweight, obese linked to increased risk of eight more cancers

A new study strengthens the link between obesity and cancer, after identifying a further eight cancers that are more likely to develop with excess weight, including stomach, pancreas,…

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NHS cuts ‘planned across England’

NHS cuts ‘planned across England’

Image copyright Thinkstock Plans are being drawn up that could see cuts to NHS services…

Concerns raised over teenage pregnancy ‘magic dolls’

Concerns raised over teenage pregnancy ‘magic dolls’

Image copyright Associated Press Image caption Some teenage pregnancy education programmes involve ‘magic dolls’ being…

NHS cuts ‘planned across England’

NHS cuts ‘planned across England’

Image copyright Thinkstock Plans are being drawn up that could see cuts to NHS services…

Concerns raised over teenage pregnancy ‘magic dolls’

Concerns raised over teenage pregnancy ‘magic dolls’

Image copyright Associated Press Image caption Some teenage pregnancy education programmes involve ‘magic dolls’ being…

NHS cuts ‘planned across England’

NHS cuts ‘planned across England’

Image copyright Thinkstock Plans are being drawn up that could see cuts to NHS services…

Concerns raised over teenage pregnancy ‘magic dolls’

Concerns raised over teenage pregnancy ‘magic dolls’

Image copyright Associated Press Image caption Some teenage pregnancy education programmes involve ‘magic dolls’ being…

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FDA recommends Zika testing for all blood donated in U.S.

CHICAGO/TAMPA, Fla. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended on Friday that all blood donated in the United States and its territories be tested for Zika virus, as…

Miami hotel bookings slow, airfares fall since Zika outbreak

Travelers have booked fewer hotel rooms in downtown Miami, and leisure airfares to the greater Miami area have inched down in the weeks since the Zika virus was…

Zika likely spread sexually from asymptomatic man to woman: study

CHICAGO New Zika research released on Friday has found that the virus may spread sexually from a man to a woman even if the man had no symptoms…

Yellow fever vaccination drive in Congo’s capital hits target

KINSHASA A vaccination campaign against yellow fever in Congo’s capital is almost complete, but the gains may be reversed by the looming rainy season and the spread of…

Mylan offers discounts on EpiPen amid wave of criticism

Mylan NV said on Thursday it would reduce the out-of-pocket costs of its emergency EpiPen allergy injection for some patients amid a wave of criticism from lawmakers and…

U.S. pharmacies sell cigarettes for less than other stores

(Reuters Health) – Cigarettes are often cheaper at the very place that people shop for health supplies and fill medicine prescriptions, according to a new study in California.…

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