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Health

Many cancer patients' relatives might get gene tests if price is right

The best way to identify people at high risk of cancer is by testing the family member who is most likely to carry a high-risk gene mutation

18 Sep 2018 1:54 PM

Few teens with chronic health problems have plans to take charge of their own care

Researchers identified three main areas as a proxy for teens’ transition planning.

18 Sep 2018 12:11 PM

Household cleaning products may make kids overweight

Here is what a new study has found.

18 Sep 2018 11:37 AM

Aspirin does not reduce heart attack, stroke risk, says study

Aspirin-related compounds have been used for the treatment of pain since the 16th century BC.

18 Sep 2018 10:29 AM

Household cleaning products may make children overweight

Associations with altered gut flora in babies 3-4 months old were strongest for frequent use of household disinfectants.

18 Sep 2018 9:10 AM

Pollen exposure during pregnancy linked to baby asthma risk

The aim of the study was to determine the effect of exposure to high grass pollens during pregnancy and soon after birth.

18 Sep 2018 8:57 AM

Witnessing violence at school may put children at risk of academic impairment

Witnessing minor violence (threats and insults) predicted increases in drug use, social anxiety, depressive symptoms.

17 Sep 2018 8:43 PM

Combat obesity with this effective treatment

Bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for obesity.

17 Sep 2018 6:29 PM

Psychotherapy benefits women caring for kids with health issues

Due to their child's care requirements, the women had difficulty getting together with friends.

17 Sep 2018 12:01 PM

Pollen exposure during pregnancy linked to baby asthma risk

Here is what a new study has found.

17 Sep 2018 11:41 AM