Health Studies in the News

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A Genetic Test for Autism?

To currently diagnose an autistic child, clinicians must monitor that child for hours to measure their behavior. ...

Probiotics Reduce Problem Skin for Infants

Recent findings, uncovered in a study at the University of California, Davis, confirms that children given probiotics to promote “good” ...

Loss of Sleep Can Lessen Pain Tolerance

Weight gain, depression, and energy drain are very common effects of sleep deprivation, but scientists are now linking sleep loss ...

ADD/ADHD Drugs Could Be Dangerous To Healthy Individuals

A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has suggested that ADD and ADHD drugs could be potentially harmful to ...

Coffee May Lessen Risk of Mouth Cancer

Researchers from the American Cancer Society in Atlanta have some encouraging news for coffee drinkers. ...

Dude, that Beer Belly Could Cause Osteoporosis!

You already know that that spare tire around your abdomen, your beloved “beer belly” as you like to call it, ...

C-section Babies More Likely to be Overweight

Previous research has tied c-sections to a variety of health conditions affecting children, including asthma, allergies and diabetes. ...

Study Links Breast Cancer & Diabetes

A Canadian study has found an increased risk for diabetes among breast cancer survivors over 55 years of age—compared to ...

Is Long Term Exposure to Aromatherapy Dangerous?

Aromatic essential oils, the kind used in spas, massage parlors, and homes to create an environment of relaxation, might be ...

Iron Deficiency Linked to Behavioral Issues

According to researchers from Umea University in Sweden, iron deficiency in infancy may be a direct cause of behavioral problems ...

Medical Researchers Look to the Porcupine

A porcupine’s quills may be dangerous for those who get to close, but medical researchers have actually found that the ...

Study: Iron Supplements May Ward Off Behavioral Issues in Kids

Iron supplements have often been used to help premature babies catch up after experiencing a deficiency due to pre-term labor ...

Multitasking Media May Cause Depression & Social Anxiety

A Michigan State University study is cautioning against using multiple forms of media at the same time as it may ...

Study Claims Childless People Die Sooner

A recent study from Denmark has linked childlessness with higher death rates and instance of mental illness. ...

Menses May Impact Asthma Symptoms

Many women blame energy drain, irritability, and dreaded cramps on “that time of the month”. ...