Health Studies in the News

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OTC Painkillers May Cause Hearing Loss in Women: Study

Research has already linked the long-term use of ibuprofen and acetaminophen to hearing loss in men, and a new study ...

Men With Divorced Parents 3 Times More Likely to Suffer Stroke: Study

Men with divorced parents are reportedly three times more likely to suffer a stroke than those whose parents stayed happily ...

Students at Risk For Sleep Disruptions: Study

According to research performed by the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the use of electronic devices close to bedtime can be detrimental ...

New Study Finds Acupuncture Effective at Treating Headaches, Back Pain

For years, many experts in the scientific community have believed that acupuncture’s ability to provide pain relief to backache and ...

Study: Inhaled Steroids Not Necessary to Alleviate Asthma Symptoms

Many asthma patients have been directed by their doctors to take inhaled steroids on a daily basis. ...

Study: Infant Sleep Training Does Not Have Long-Term Benefits

A new Australian study published in the journal Pediatrics has concluded that sleep training infants does not have tangible long-term ...

Study Finds That Intense Activities Have Heart Benefits For Children and Teens

A new Canadian study has found that adding just 7 minutes of intense physical activity to a child’s regular schedule ...

Study: Excess Calorie Consumption Not the Only Factor in Childhood Obesity

A new study found that calorie consumption rates in obese boys and girls were lower than those seen in boys ...

Study: Exercise is the Key to Healthy Senior Years

According to a comprehensive new study, people who exercise regularly during middle age are far less likely to suffer from ...

Want to Boost Your Baby’s IQ? A Healthy Diet May Be Your Ticket

Researchers from Australia’s University of Adelaide have found a link between healthy infant diets and slightly boosted IQ scores. ...

Healthy Teeth and Gums Could Lead to Decreased Dementia Risk

A new University of California study has found potential links between good oral hygiene and decreased risk of dementia. ...

Anesthesia in Young Kids Leads to Developmental Delays Later in Life

Kids who have been exposed to anesthesia before the age of 3 are more likely to suffer from health complications ...

Men Beat Women In Exercise: Study Finds Men Work Out Longer Than Women

A new study from the journal Preventive Medicine has found that men regularly exercise longer than women. ...