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Artificially-sweetened beverages linked to stroke and dementia in new study.
Biking to work could cut your risk of cancer and heart disease, study finds.
Two new studies find no link between use of antidepressants during pregnancy and autism spectrum disorder.
SUNDAY, April 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Ask kids what their favorite part of the school day is and most will say lunch and recess. But the timing of these events matters when it comes to what children eat and how much physical activity they get, researchers report.
The new findings could help schools develop policies to promote heal...
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- April 23, 2017
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SUNDAY, April 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Your tendency to indulge in chocolate, go heavy on salt, or eat veggies may be tied to certain gene variants, a new study suggests.
The study, of more than 800 adults, found links between several genes and people's food likes and dislikes.
The gene variants were already known. One, f...
FRIDAY, April 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Tidying up that vacant lot in your community may help curb crime in the area, researchers say.
In a new study, Michigan State University researchers compared crime statistics from 2005 through 2014 in Flint, Mich., with data from a greening program -- called the Clean and Green program -- in ...
FRIDAY, April 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The thought of having to pull out an inhaler in the middle of school might stop some kids with asthma from breathing better, a study of British schoolchildren suggests.
An online survey of almost 700 students with asthma showed that nearly 50 percent reported poor asthma control.
FRIDAY, April 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Lack of financial skills is a big pothole on the road to independence for many young adults with autism, a new study indicates.
University of Missouri researchers interviewed 16- to 25-year-olds with autism. Most participants saw the link between adulthood and such responsibilities as paying b...
FRIDAY, April 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- An old standby drug seems to help patients with advanced Parkinson's disease through the difficult times when their usual medication stops working, a new trial suggests.
As the movement disorder progresses, the effectiveness of the usual drug, levodopa, wears off more quickly after each dose, ...
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