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Daycare not linked to child obesity

(Reuters Health) - Working parents who send their children to daycare no longer need to worry about whether this puts their kids at increased risk for obesity, a U.S. study suggests.
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Ryan MaassSALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Researchers at the University of Utah Health Sciences have identified potential drugs for treating brain cancer in children.
VISSO, Italy (Reuters) - Earthquakes caused widespread damage and terrified residents in central Italy overnight but killed no one, two months after a strong quake left nearly 300 dead and razed villa
1. Reunites You with Your Car Keys Memory-training exercises? Sure -- or you could meditate/visualize/yoga your way to improved cognition, according to a small study of older adults. 2. Turns
Shutterstock Diabetes is a dangerous disease, putting people at risk for heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, blindness, amputation…plenty of serious stuff. Fortunately, pills and injections can redu
In my last Forbes article, I highlighted the shortcomings of some recent, highly touted medical devices and technology “breakthroughs.” A recent JAMA article underscored that point, documenting the fa
There are many hearing aid manufactures like Miracle-Ear, Beltone, ReSound, ZOUNDS and Oticon, but the Signia Pure hearing aids are a revelation in technology-driven innovation. Much like Tesla Motors
Some buttons, such as the door-close button on an elevator, are mere artifices — placebos that promote an illusion of control but in reality do not work.
The Polish woman, known only as Joanna, had 80 per cent of the skin on her face transplanted in a 23-hour operation in 2013 after neurofibromatosis left her with huge benign tumours.
Vet describes fears after being infected with animal tuberculosis
After a year of clinical trials - which are ongoing - researchers at the National Institutes of Health say the results are astonishingly positive, particularly in children under 12 years old.
London-based nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert analysed the menus at six fast food restaurants to find the healthiest items - and the results of her findings may surprise you.
Hilal Elver, the UN's special representative on the right to food, warns poor people are being forced to choose between economic viability and nutrition, violating the right to adequate food.
  Seniorly, a San Francisco-based startup, wants to be the Airbnb for assisted living, with a strong dash of Yelp in the mix. The company provides a database of assisted living options and just
Since late spring, my husband has been a kidney dialysis patient ? first in the hospital where he spent a month, and since then as an out-patient who is back at home with me and our kids. His kidneys
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - New Zealand aims to double its electric vehicle fleet every year through to 2021 to reduce high-cost oil product imports, the country's Minister of Energy and Resources told Reut
Almost 14 per cent of cancer survivors took antidepressants, compared to 8 per cent of the other adults, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers found.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Global efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions will be key for the adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, German shipowner and ship-management firm Bernhard Sc
Harley Street facial cosmetic surgeon Dr Julian De Silva said the Duchess of Cambridge has inspired many woman to have cosmetic surgery, coining her own nose shape name.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A three-year-old female polar bear kept in a shopping mall aquarium in southwestern China, at the center of an animal rights controversy, is showing signs of mental decline, animal
Jessica Allen, 21, from Brighton, lost her teenage years to a form of bone cancer which positioned itself in her chest. But doctors have said there was nothing more that could be done to save her.
Harley-street based Dr Tijion Esho says he has seen a surge in demand for people wanting the new picosecond technology - which works at a trillionth of a second - to remove their tattoos.
CAMPI, Italy (Reuters) - Daylight revealed widespread damage in central Italy on Thursday after strong earthquakes overnight that caused panic and fear among residents just two months after a quake ne
The mother of a 12-year-old girl who was rushed to hospital after ingesting nearly half a bottle of extra-strength acetaminophen tablets wants tighte
This article first appeared on “And now,” said the man, “it’s the moment of truth. You have proven yourself to be quite valuable. How would you feel about a promo
America is in the throes of an opioid addiction epidemic. In 2014, of the 21.5 million adults suffering from drug addiction, 2.5 million were abusing opiates — illegal drugs, like heroin, and prescri
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's $11 billion tobacco industry has urged the government to take a softer line on tobacco control efforts when it hosts a World Health Organization conference in New Delhi n
The Royal College of Surgeons is urging UK doctors to let patients decide if they want hospital treatment and better explain the risks to them to avoid potential legal action.
A British study suggests simple tests could identify at least 2,500 children in the UK each year with an inherited condition that puts them at severe risk of heart disease, preventing 600 heart atta
(Reuters) - Sanofi has struck a collaboration deal with a leading Brazilian research institute to speed development of a Zika vaccine, consolidating the French drugmaker's position in the race to defe
London-based nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert analysed the menus at six fast food restaurants to find the healthiest items - and the results of her findings may surprise you.
A Melbourne woman has lost 1.7 metres from the circumference of her legs after surgery to treat an abnormal fat-storing condition. Melinda Ransom was 175 kilograms at her heaviest.
Steven Reinberg Treatment for depression and anxiety is nearly twice as common among U.S. cancer survivors as it is for those who never had the disease, a new study finds.
A new tool may help doctors determine a patient's chances of survival after a gunshot wound or other penetrating injury to the brain, researchers report.
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