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Medication use higher among overweight k…

October 4, 2012 by Bryan Alary

Overweight children aged 12 to 19 are 59 per cent more likely than normal-weight kids to take prescription medication, according to UAlberta research.   Overweight children are far more likely to take prescription medications than children of a...

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Fatty Diets May Be Associated with Reduc…

March 14, 2012 by European Society of Human Reproduction

Men’s diets, in particular the amount and type of different fats they eat, could be associated with their semen quality   according to the results of a study published online in Europe’s leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction...

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Glaucoma - a Closer Look

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

What is glaucoma?   Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve—the part of the eye that carries the images we see to the brain. The optic nerve is made up of many nerve fibers, like an electric...

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Benefits of Early Intervention in Addres…

August 22, 2012 by New York University

Preemptive cognitive training can help the brain function   Preemptive cognitive training—an early intervention to address neuropsychiatric deficiencies—can help the brain function normally later in life, a team of researchers has found through a series of experiments on laboratory...

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The Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill Hel…

January 18, 2012 by European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

The combined oral contraceptive pill does alleviates the symptoms of painful menstrual periods   A large Scandinavian study that has been running for 30 years has finally provided convincing evidence that the combined oral contraceptive pill does, indeed, alleviate the symptoms...

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New Data Show Lasting Effects and No Ser…

March 25, 2011 by American Academy of Pain Medicine

Patients treated for lumbar spinal stenosis with the mild decompression procedure reported sustained improvements in pain   Patients treated for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) with the mild decompression procedure (an alternative to open spinal surgery for many patients), reported sustained improvements in...

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