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Morning sickness linked to lower risk of pregnancy loss

Morning sickness linked to lower risk of pregnancy loss

In the largest and most in-depth study of its type, morning sickness is found to have a protective effect on the unborn child. Despite its unpleasant nature, morning…

Speedy bacteria detector could help prevent foodborne illnesses

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Vitamin D levels in pregnant women could be linked to some learning disabilities in children

Learning disabilities are more common in children who were conceived between January and March – the time of year when there is insufficient sunlight to produce vitamin…

7 Natural Diuretics to Eat and Drink

These tabs require JavaScript to be enabled. Dehkordi, F. R., & Kamkhah, A. F. (2008), Antihypertensive effect of Nigella sativa seed extract in patients with mild hypertension…

Purdue scientists have bright idea for detecting harmful bacteria in food products

Scientists looking for traces of E. coli O157:H7 contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands – turning off the lights to…

Sugar and heart disease: The sour side of industry-funded research

Sugar and heart disease: The sour side of industry-funded research

While there is a general agreement that sugar intake is bad for heart health, this was not always the case. In the 1960s, when deaths from heart disease…

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Illnesses associated with lifestyle cost the NHS £11bn

Illnesses associated with lifestyle cost the NHS £11bn

Image copyright SPL Health problems related to poor diet, drinking and smoking are costing the…

Junior doctors call off five-day strikes over contracts

Junior doctors call off five-day strikes over contracts

Image copyright PA Junior doctors in England have suspended a series of five-day strikes over…

Four in 10 children not going to dentist, NHS figures show

Four in 10 children not going to dentist, NHS figures show

Image copyright Science Photo Library More than 40% of children in England did not see…

Period pain affects ‘most women workers’

Media captionA group of women talk about suffering from period pain in the workplace. Most…

‘Thousands’ hit by late-cancelled operations

‘Thousands’ hit by late-cancelled operations

Tens of thousands of operations were cancelled by English hospitals last year but not officially…

Childhood vaccinations ‘down again’

Childhood vaccinations ‘down again’

Image copyright Science Photo Library The percentage of under-twos in England receiving most routine vaccinations…

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Sanofi gets $43 million U.S. funding to spur Zika vaccine development

Sanofi SA said on Monday the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services approved $43.18 million in funding to accelerate the development of a Zika vaccine, as part…

FDA approves J&J’s autoimmune drug Stelara for Crohn’s disease

Johnson & Johnson said on Monday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the company’s blockbuster psoriasis drug, Stelara, for use in adults with Crohn’s disease. The…

Pfizer abandons plan to split into two companies

U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc (PFE.N), which has been considering a split into two companies for more than two years, said on Monday it would not do so because…

Sanofi may win U.S. approval of $3 billion eczema drug by March

French drugmaker Sanofi (SASY.PA) and its U.S. partner Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN.O) could win U.S. approval for their keenly awaited new eczema drug dupilumab, seen by analysts as a potential…

Investors urge food companies to shift from meat to plants

LONDON A group of 40 investors managing $1.25 trillion in assets have launched a campaign to encourage 16 global food companies to change the way they source protein…

Thousands march in Dublin, abroad for Irish abortion rights

DUBLIN Thousands of protestors marched in Dublin, and Irish expatriates joined in demonstrations around the world on Saturday, to put pressure on the Irish government to hold a…

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