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Aspirin benefits reaffirmed for CVD and colorectal cancer

For some patients, it is worth risking the adverse effects of a regular aspirin dose in order to reduce the chance of cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer, says research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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Decrease in air pollution and respiratory symptoms in California

Significant reduction in bronchitic symptoms in children both with and without asthma in Southern California appears to be associated with lower ambient air pollution levels, according to a study published in JAMA.

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Drama therapy: unlocking the door to change

What if one key could unlock expression in a child with autism, turn a young woman away from substance abuse, or stop a hardened criminal from reoffending? There is perhaps not one key, but there may be one set of keys: drama therapy.

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Obesity and gestational diabetes linked to excessive fetal growth

Babies of women who are both obese and develop gestational diabetes are five times as likely to be excessively large by 6 months of pregnancy, according to research published in Diabetes Care.

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The health hazards of space travel

Space tourism? Why not? See the world as you have never seen it before. With at least 700 people signed up for commercial trips, and scientists figuring out how we can live on Mars, the impossible is becoming real.

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Revisiting breast density, exercise and breast cancer

A woman's level of physical activity does not affect the density of her breasts, according to research presented at 10th European Breast Cancer Conference.

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Chinese exercise is good for the heart

Are you worried about your blood pressure and cholesterol? Tai Chi or Qigong may help. These and other types of traditional Chinese exercise appear to boost the health and well-being of people with cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure or stroke, says research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

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Could low vitamin D in pregnancy mean a risk of MS in offspring?

Children may be at greater risk of developing multiple sclerosis later in life if their mother lacked vitamin D in the early stages of pregnancy, according to research published online by JAMA Neurology.

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Adolescents drink too much caffeine

Teens need more information about the potential damage that results from caffeine consumption, says a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

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Lack of stem cells could underlie recurrent miscarriage

Lack of stem cells in the womb lining could be the reason behind thousands of miscarriages, says research published in the journal Stem Cells that could offer new hope of treatment for women who repeatedly experience failed pregnancy.
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