Health Studies in the News

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10 Breakfasts to Turbo-Charge Your Energy

Did you know that what you eat after rolling out of bed in the morning has the power to make ...

UN Study Links Man-Made Chemicals to Common Diseases

It seems that the chemical pollutants used in everyday products are cause of low sperm count, birth deformities, female infertility, ...

Obese Mother = Obese Baby?

It seems that more and more North American women are overweight or obese before and throughout their pregnancies. This might ...

Study Recommends Cutting Sodium by 1 Quarter

In order to prevent well over half a million deaths in the U.S. ...

Experimental Study Successfully Fixes Lazy Eyes

To mend a lazy eye, doctors will often patch over the opposite eye for extended periods to encourage the weaker ...

More U.S. Women are Popping the Morning-After Pill

A report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that even though more American women are taking ...

How Much Caffeine is too Much?

A new report shows that a large cup of Starbucks coffee contains a shocking three quarters of the maximum daily ...

Study Links Genetic Mutation to Common Aortic Valve Disease

A large international study out of McGill University in Montreal has linked a particular gene mutation with a higher risk ...

Study Links Marijuana Smoking to Stroke

A small New Zealand study has linked recent marijuana smoking with higher risk of stroke. ...

Love and Alcohol Don’t Always Mix

The term “till death do us part” may mean everlasting love and commitment to most. However, it may not pertain ...

Steroid Shots May Do More Harm to Tennis Elbow

Getting a cortisone injection to treat tennis elbow may cause a lot of undue pain, considering its pretty much equivalent ...

Alcohol and Diet Soda Putting Drivers Over the Edge

Scientists at Northern Kentucky University have found that mixing alcohol with diet soda leads to faster and higher rates of ...

Excessive TV Watching Linked to Lower Sperm Count

Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston have found that males who watch 20 or more hours ...

Are Addictions Linked to Shame?

When it comes to alcohol and drug addictions, one would believe that public shaming would be a good deterrent. ...

Doctors Disappointed after Tuberculosis Drug Deemed Ineffective

A once-promising new drug developed out of Oxford University to help protect babies against tuberculosis has been deemed ineffective, according ...