Health Studies in the News

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Supplement May Protect Pregnant Women From Diabetes

According to numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gestational diabetes afflicts up to 10-percent of expectant moms ...

Study Takes Social Cues From Kids as Young

A study care of the University of California suggests that babies as young as 1 ½-years-old are sensitive to the ...

U.S. Vaccination Rates “Unacceptably Low”

A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found current adult vaccination rates in America are ...

Are TV Ads Encouraging Kids to Drink?

Did you ever suspect that what your children watch on television, at home, at night, may actually be driving them ...

New Drug Offers Hope For Kidney Patients on Dialysis

New York based, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc., said a late-stage trial of its experimental drug, Zerenex, for kidney disease met the ...

Lumpectomy vs. Mastectomy: New Study Debates Benefits

The percent of women who choose a mastectomy to treat early breast cancer is on the rise. ...

DNA Test Could Lead to Early Prostate Cancer Detection

Prostate cancer accounts for a whopping 25-percent of all newly diagnosed cases of cancer in males. ...

Study Links Yoga to Reduction of Mental Stress Disorders

After a particularly stressful workday many of us turn to yoga to unwind and calm the nerves. ...

Cloud of Doubt Cast Around Cannabis and Low Teen IQ

There’s been a big, mellow cloud of doubt cast on a recent study that linked cannabis usage to causing lower ...

Regular Use of Aspirin Linked to Macular Generation

Researchers have found that regular Aspirin usage can triple the risk of developing “wet” age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD), a ...

Botox Relieves Overactive Bladders

Botox, the popular injection used to banish smile lines and wrinkles around the eyes, is now being used to soothe ...

50% of Babies and Toddlers Are Not Vaccinated on Time

A new study from the Kaiser Permanente Colorado in Denver claims more than 300,000 American babies and toddlers  (that’s approximately ...

Study: Banish Grouchiness With More Sleep

You don’t need science to tell you that a night of tossing, turning, and counting sheep in order to beg ...

Are Mole-Check Phone Apps a Good Idea?

Scientists from the University of Pittsburgh are putting smart phone applications to the test in order to see if they ...

Berry Eating is Good For the Heart

A new study reveals good news for fans of blues and reds—berries that is! Findings from Harvard School of Public ...