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Insufficient sleep increases risk of diabetes

Nov 06, 2015 AM EST A new study has revealed that middle-aged or older women who have insufficient sleep every night, or two hours above the normal, could develop type-2 diabetes

U.S. earns a 'C' on preterm births

Nov 06, 2015 AM EST The U.S. has earned a grade "C" for its preterm birth rate on the new March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card.

Raloxifene may not help women with dementia

Nov 05, 2015 AM EST A new study suggests that estrogen drug Raloxifene brings about no improvement in the memory and thinking skills of women who were suffering from dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease.

Doctors face fewer lawsuits when they order more tests

Nov 05, 2015 AM EST According to a new study, the more tests and treatments U.S. doctors prescribe for patients, the lesser the chances of them being tried for malpractice

FDA approves Glaxo's Nucala for asthma treatment

Nov 05, 2015 AM EST The FDA has approved GlaxoSmithKline's Nucala (mepolizumab) as an add-on maintenance treatment of severe eosinophilic asthma in patients at least 12 years old

Sodas increase heart failure risk

Nov 04, 2015 PM EST A Swedish study suggests that men who drink two or more glasses of soda or other sweetened drinks a day may increase their chances of a heart failure.

Prescription drug use in U.S on the rise

Nov 04, 2015 PM EST A new study has revealed that the percentage of users of prescription drugs in the U.S. rose from 51 percent of U.S. adults in 1999 to 59 percent of adults in 2011.

Whooping cough in children may lead to epilepsy risk later

Nov 04, 2015 AM EST According to a new study, children who are affected by pertussis, or "whooping cough" in early childhood appears to have an increased risk of epilepsy later in childhood

A single helping of junk food can make you unhealthy

Nov 04, 2015 AM EST A new study has revealed that a single helping of a junk food snack can trigger signals of metabolic disease.

21 percent Pediatricians in the US Dismiss Unvaccinated Patients

Nov 03, 2015 AM EST A new U.S. study has revealed that one in five pediatricians in the U.S refuse to treat unvaccinated children.

Pfizer partners with Biovac to produce pneumococcal vaccine

Nov 03, 2015 AM EST Pfizer has entered into a five year partnership with South Africa's Biovac Institute to produce a pneumonia vaccine for infants.

Puppies and poines cut down risk of asthma in kids

Nov 03, 2015 AM EST Expectant parents no longer need to give away the family pet for fear their baby might develop asthma from being around the pet.

Majority of preschoolers use tablets, smartphones daily

Nov 02, 2015 AM EST A new study reveals that nearly all U.S. kids under the age of 4 use a mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone.

Exoskeletons research could allow paralyzed to be more flexible

Nov 02, 2015 AM EST Researchers at the Swiss Federal institute of Technology are working towards the development of more flexible, less constraining, powered exoskeletons that improve the lives of disabled and paralyzed ...

Ineffective treatment to cure acne leads to antibiotic resistance

Nov 02, 2015 AM EST A study conducted at NTU Langone Medical Center suggests that patients with severe acne are often prescribed ineffective antibiotics to treat the condition.

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