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Health : Page 176

Too little sleep may quadruple risk for colds
ColdSeptember 2, 2015 ET
When you're run down from lack of sleep, you really are more apt to catch a cold, a new study finds.
Omega-3 supplements offer no benefit for brain health
Omega-3August 31, 2015 ET
Debunking earlier research that a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids can protect brain health, a large clinical trial in the US has found that omega-3 supplements will not slow cognitive decline in older people.
Heart disease deaths only slightly improved in young adults in 30 years
Heart attackAugust 27, 2015 ET
While deaths from heart disease have declined quickly and consistently among older adults over the last 30 years, the same cannot be said for young adults, according to the findings of a new study.
Steroid injections may help you with lower back pain. Or not
Lower back painAugust 27, 2015 ET
Steroid injections for lower back pain may provide some relief for certain patients, but any benefits are temporary, a new study finds.
Excessive sports training hurts kids
Children sportAugust 26, 2015 ET
Sports provide children with many benefits, but kids can get injured if they push themselves too hard, said Dr. Alexis Colvin, chief medical officer of the United States Tennis Association.
Cancer cells could be reverted back to normal
Cancer cellAugust 26, 2015 ET
A new study suggests there may be a way to change the code so that cancer cells revert back to normal cells.
Sit down, enjoy, and lose weight
ObesityAugust 25, 2015 ET
Fat-burning that leads to weight loss while you sleep or relax sounds like a promise from a quack fad diet, but new genetic research into the causes of obesity suggests it might be possible.
Just 10% sent to rehabilitation programs although it helps greatly
Cardiac rehabilitationAugust 25, 2015 ET
Cardiac rehabilitation programs offer many benefits to heart failure patients, but only one in 10 are referred to such programs, a new study reveals.
The shorter the woman, the short her pregnancy
PregnancyAugust 24, 2015 ET
A pregnant woman's height may affect her risk for preterm birth, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at data on nearly 3,500 Nordic women and their babies.
Farm fields soaked with suspected cancer-causing herbicides
RoundupAugust 24, 2015 ET
Farm fields are becoming soaked with increasing amounts of suspected cancer-causing herbicides, thanks to the spread of genetically modified crops that are immune to these chemicals, two researchers contend.
Weight loss surgery benefits diminished after five years
Weight loss surgeryAugust 22, 2015 ET
Lapband surgery, or, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG), may not be a long term solution for weight loss and diabetes remission, according to research conducted at Beilinson Hospital in Israel.
In an urgent medical need patients see their doctors as emotionless
Urgent needAugust 22, 2015 ET
A new study, published in Social Psychological and Personality Science, finds that the greater patients’ need for medical care, the more likely patients will view their doctors as empty vessels, devoid of emotions or personal lives of their own.
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