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Overweight Mothers Have Larger Babies: Study

Overweight Mothers Have Larger Babies: Study

  Washington, United States – Overweight or obese women give birth to larger babies, says new research which could make some pregnant women think twice before reaching for that box of ...

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Experimental Blood Test May Find Multiple Diseases

Experimental Blood Test May Find Multiple Diseases

  Miami, United States – An experimental blood test may one day be able to detect a range of diseases including cancer and multiple sclerosis, based on signatures of DNA from ...

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Limit Opioid Painkiller Prescriptions, US Regulators Say

Limit Opioid Painkiller Prescriptions, US Regulators Say

  Washington, United States – US health authorities issued guidelines to limit prescribing opioid painkillers, in an attempt to help curb an epidemic of overdoses that kills more than 40 Americans ...

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Genetically High Cholesterol May Be More Common Than Thought

Genetically High Cholesterol May Be More Common Than Thought

  Miami, United States – People who are born with genetically high cholesterol may be about twice as common in the United States as previously believed, according to new research published. ...

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Foster Mom of 3 Received First US Uterus Transplant

Foster Mom of 3 Received First US Uterus Transplant

  Miami, United States – A 26-year-old woman who is the foster mother of three boys was revealed to be the recipient of the first uterine transplant in the United States. ...

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Google Teams with UNICEF to Map Zika Virus Spread

Google Teams with UNICEF to Map Zika Virus Spread

  San Francisco, United States – Google said that it is working with UNICEF to map the spread of Zika and pitching in a million dollars to support the group’s efforts ...

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More Evidence that Aspirin Lowers Risk of Cancer: Study

More Evidence that Aspirin Lowers Risk of Cancer: Study

  Miami, United States – People who take aspirin regularly have a significantly lower risk of cancer, particularly involving the colon and gastrointestinal tract, according to US research published. The findings ...

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‘Surprising Gaps’ in Ovarian Cancer Research: US Report

‘Surprising Gaps’ in Ovarian Cancer Research: US Report

  Miami, United States – Ovarian cancer, often called the “silent killer,” is poorly understood by researchers and often does not even originate in the ovaries, a US panel said. With ...

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