Health

Sticking with the same doctor may extend patients’ lives

Sticking with the same doctor may extend patients’ lives

Published 05/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Seeing the same doctor over the years helps people live longer, suggests a new international study. “We had nine different countries on [more…]

Dehydration may muddle your thinking

Dehydration may muddle your thinking

Published 05/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Dehydration can impair your ability to think clearly, a new study suggests. Researchers found that athletes who lost fluid equal to 2 [more…]

Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore evacuated due to possible TB…

Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore evacuated due to possible TB…

Published 05/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two buildings at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, were evacuated on Thursday because people may have been exposed to tuberculosis, [more…]

Air pollution may account for 1 in 7 new diabetes cases

Air pollution may account for 1 in 7 new diabetes cases

Published 05/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Air pollution could be responsible for 3.2 million new cases of type 2 diabetes every year globally, suggests a new analysis. “We [more…]

Secondhand smoking tied to snoring in kids

Secondhand smoking tied to snoring in kids

Published 05/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Exposing children to secondhand tobacco smoke increases their risk of developing habitual snoring, according to an analysis of existing research. The results, [more…]

NHS has started planning for Brexit no deal

NHS has started planning for Brexit no deal

Published 02/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s public health service has started “significant planning” to ensure medicines are still supplied to patients if the government fails to negotiate [more…]

Giving birth in water appears safe for mother and infant

Giving birth in water appears safe for mother and infant

Published 29/06/2018

(Reuters Health) - Giving birth in water, also known as immersion labor and delivery or waterbirth, appears safe for mother and baby, at least when [more…]

Undiagnosed celiac disease tied to miscarriages and stillbirths

Undiagnosed celiac disease tied to miscarriages and stillbirths

Published 29/06/2018

(Reuters Health) - Women with undiagnosed celiac disease may be more likely to have miscarriages or stillbirths than women who never get this diagnosis, a [more…]

Exercise may help childhood cancer survivors live longer

Exercise may help childhood cancer survivors live longer

Published 29/06/2018

(Reuters Health) - Childhood cancer survivors who get plenty of vigorous exercise may live longer than their counterparts who aren’t very active, a recent study [more…]

Sleep disturbances common in National Guard soldiers after deployment

Sleep disturbances common in National Guard soldiers after deployment

Published 29/06/2018

(Reuters Health) - National Guard soldiers may be plagued with sleep problems when they return home from the battlefield, according to a small study. For [more…]