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(Reuters health) – More babies could be born with heart defects in the future as global warming puts pregnant women at greater risk of exposure to dangerously high temperatures, new research suggests. FILE PHOTO: Children cool off in fountains as a summer heatwave with high temperatures continues in Paris, France, August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau […]

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(Reuters health) – People with diabetes who regularly eat nuts may be less likely to develop heart disease than their counterparts who rarely, if ever, consume nuts, a U.S. study suggests. FILE PHOTO: Nuts are seen on display at Maran Vegan, Austria’s first strictly vegan supermarket, in Vienna, Austria January 31, 2018. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader Diabetics […]

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese doctor Yasushi Goto remembers prescribing the cancer drug Opdivo to an octogenarian and wondering whether taxpayers might object to helping fund treatment, which at the time cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, for patients in their twilight years. FILE PHOTO: A staff member of the National Cancer Center Hospital shows the […]

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(Reuters health) – Newborns who don’t get baths right away may be more likely to be exclusively breastfed than infants who get whisked away to be washed soon after delivery, a U.S. study suggests. Pediatricians recommend that mothers exclusively breastfeed infants until at least 6 months of age because it can reduce babies’ risk of […]

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(Reuters health) – More young men and women are binge-drinking into their mid- and late-20s today than a generation ago, increasing their risk of accidental injuries, deaths and a variety of chronic illnesses, researchers say. Historically, binge drinking among both men and women has tended to increase from age 18 through the early 20s then […]

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(Reuters health) – Men with infertility may have better-quality sperm when they take certain nutritional supplements and medicines, but there’s little evidence about whether that leads to pregnancies and births, a research review concludes. Approximately one in eight couples fail to conceive after one year of trying and seek medical treatment for infertility, researchers note […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device More than 1,000 10 to 19-year-olds were admitted to hospital with knife wounds in 2017/18. The figure, from NHS England, reveal a 54% rise in the number of children and teenagers treated for injuries from knives over five years. It comes as a leading consultant warns that she […]

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Grant alleges the trouble started when she unwrapped a Playtex Gentle Glide tampon and saw a black dot on it.(iStock) A Virginia Beach <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/healthy-living/womens-health” target=”_blank”>woman</a> who allegedly found a sharp plastic hook inside a <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/healthy-living/womens-health” target=”_blank”>tampon</a> claims she received an apology from the company and an offer for a refund, which she calls “unacceptable.” […]

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Female genital mutilation (FGM) is increasingly being performed on babies and infants in the UK, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has been told. FGM expert and barrister Dr Charlotte Proudman said it was “almost impossible to detect” as the girls were not in school or old enough to report it. In one report, in Yorkshire, a […]

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LONDON – A vaccine given to girls to protect them against a virus that causes cervical cancer is a “critical” health tool and access to it should be scaled up as swiftly as possible, especially in poorer countries, cancer experts said on Monday. Figures from the World health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer […]

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