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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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(Reuters Health) - U.S. public health officials declared victory over malaria in 1951, but the mosquito-borne disease continues to infect and kill American travelers, a new study shows.
US travelers could face shortage of yellow fever vaccine
A study by the University of Bristol in England found that there is a decline in children's physical activity levels as they age and progress through school.
(Reuters Health) – Even as doctors are increasingly relying on home blood pressure monitoring to manage patients with hypertension, many of the devices are too inaccurate to be useful, according to a
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Novartis AG's Rydapt as an initial treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) as well as certain other blood disorders, the agency said on Fr
What explains the frequent price increases that occur after drugs are already on the market, increases that far exceed the rate of inflation?
Their emotional meeting after the transplant operation that saved Finn O'Sullivan's life.
A study by researchers at the University of Washington has found that people with slender faces are 25 percent more likely to be left-handed.
The second in a series of profiles, Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group explores Intuit's new benefit for parents of autistic children.
Debbie Douglas speaks about surgeon Ian Paterson, who's guilty of intentionally wounding patients.
A jury in central England has found a prominent breast cancer surgeon guilty of carrying out unnecessary operations
When you are sick, very sick, you wait for medicine to work its magic. But if the disease is Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), you have to wait for the medicine to be invented. The bad news is that so
9 dead of mystery illness in Liberia as Ebola is ruled out; all had attended family funeral
Ian Paterson conducted "extensive, life-changing operations for no medically-justifiable reason".
One of the largest producers of medical marijuana in Canada, MedReleaf has filed to go public on the Toronto Exchange.
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - A group of global medical-technology companies plans to tell Indian officials next month that any further price control measures would risk future investments and make the
PARIS (Reuters) - Widespread frosts during an unseasonably cold spell in Europe this month may have damaged some rapeseed crops that already endured dry conditions, which could limit a rebound in prod
'MyAsthma' helps sufferers to monitor their condition and avoid life-threatening triggers. Around 5.4 million people in the UK are diagnosed with asthma, with an attack occurring every 10 seconds.
Ever Hisko, from Renfrew, Ontario, was only recently diagnosed with Angelman syndrome - which has no cure. Not only does it affect her sleeping, but it also means she is unable to speak.
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Poorna Bell explains how her husband took his own life after a secret battle with heroin addiction
GENEVA (Reuters) - Nine people have died and eight are sick in Liberia after attending the funeral of a religious leader, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
Their emotionally-scarred victims, traumatised by their experiences as a child, are also just as likely to go under the knife, according to researchers from the University of Warwick.
Sydney's plastic surgeon Eddy Dona is broadcasting his graphic operations of his patients on Snapchat to show viewers the raw reality of going under the knife.
GENEVA (Reuters) - El Nino weather conditions associated with droughts and flooding have a 50-60 percent probability of returning this year, the U.N. World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Fr
Researchers from Pennsylvania State University have found adding the staple bean to a sufferer's repertoire may improve symptoms of weight loss and an enlarged spleen.
Sydney's plastic surgeon Eddy Dona is broadcasting his graphic operations of his patients on Snapchat to show viewers the raw reality of going under the knife.
Professor Kate Sweeny, of the University of California, Riverside, said that despite its negative reputation, not all worry is destructive or even futile to someone's mental health (stock).
ZURICH (Reuters) - Activists from environment group Greenpeace gatecrashed Credit Suisse's annual shareholder meeting on Friday to protest against the Swiss bank's dealings with companies behind the D
My daughter’s adolescence arrived with my 60th year, and the girl had a mean left jab. Were we both getting too old for horseplay?
Tomorrow is Drug Take Back Day 2017, a chance to clean our medicine chests and take care of each other and our water. Dispose of unwanted meds safely.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese consumer backlash against genetically modified (GMO) crops is beginning to dent demand for soy oil, the nation's main cooking oil, and could spell crisis for the multi-bi
While in a Brazilian rainforest, Gu was bitten by a 'peanut-sized insect' on her right leg. After returning home to Shanghai, she noticed the lump had split open and was itching intensely.
Fitness experts say you should try and perform mini workouts while cooking as it can help undo the damage of sitting down at a desk all day. Mini workouts include wall push-ups and sink squats.

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