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Your baby should sleep in their own room, study finds

Despite American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendations to the contrary, new research published online Monday in the journal Pediatrics indicates that babies will likely get more sleep and remain asleep for longer periods of time if they have their own…

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Living in a city is giving you heart disease, study finds

Individually, the air pollution and noise pollution typically found in cities have been linked to a variety of health issues, but new research published recently in the European Heart Journal has found that together, they could increase a person’s risk…

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Artificial virus could be the cure for cancer

One of the primary reasons that cancer is difficult to treat is that tumor cells often go unnoticed by the immune system, but doctors at the University of Geneva and the University of Basel may have found a way to…

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Researchers discover why disturbed sleep hampers learning

It seems obvious that a poor night’s sleep would hamper a person’s ability to learn new skills or information, but now researchers from the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have for the first time scientifically…

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Mail-order abortions are safe, study finds

While there are many do-it-yourself projects that a person can complete with the assistance of experts on the Internet, a home abortion seems like an unlikely candidate to fit into that category. However, new research published recently in the medical…

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‘Fat but fit’ is a myth, major study finds

While it might spare feelings in an era where people are more conscious than ever about body shaming, the idea that people can be “fat but fit” is nothing more than a myth, according to the authors of a new…

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Scientists discover what causes grey hair and baldness

Research conducted at UT Southwestern Medical Center has led to hope that scientists could one day "deliver the necessary gene to hair follicles" to put an end to baldness and graying hair. Experts accidentally discovered the cause of balding and…

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HIV life expectancy is ‘near normal’ says new study

HIV-positive 20-year-olds who began antiretroviral therapy in 2010 are now expected to live a decade longer than similarly-aged patients who started treatment less than 15 years ago, a team of researchers from the University of Bristol reported this week in…

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Common painkillers linked to heart attack risk

If you regularly use over-the-counter pain relievers such as ibuprofen or naproxen, listen up: researchers from the University of Montreal Hospital Research Center have discovered a link between the use of these medications and an increased risk of suffering a…

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‘Exercise drug’ could get you fit without working out

If there’s one thing that people trying to get in better shape are used to hearing, it’s that there is no miracle cure, no shortcut to physical fitness and no way to avoid the hard work and the trips to…