Children whose mothers take fish oil supplements during pregnancy have more muscle and stronger bones in early childhood, a new trial has found.
Fish oil supplement in pregnancy improves child’s muscle and bone development
The commonly used painkiller diclofenac is associated with an increased risk of major cardiovascular events, such as heart attack and stroke, compared with no use, paracetamol use, and use of other traditional painkillers, finds a study published by The BMJ this week.
Common painkiller linked to increased risk of major heart problems
Acne and adolescence go hand in hand. But researchers say the skin lesions might become a torment of the past if preliminary tests of an experimental vaccine pan out.
Acne vaccine successful in rodents, human skin samples
Doctors are being told to adopt a new policy of writing letters that are easier for patients to understand.
Doctors told to ditch Latin and use 'plain English'
Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have demonstrated that gene therapy can be effective without causing a dangerous side effect common to all gene therapy: An autoimmune reaction to the normal protein, which the patient's immune system is encountering for the first time.
Scientists engineer way to prevent immune response to gene therapy in mice
All children six months of age and older should have a flu shot, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) said.
All children should receive flu vaccine ASAP, doctors advise
Public Health England is urging people over 30 to take an online test to find out their heart age, which indicates if they are at increased risk of suffering a heart attack or a stroke.
How your heart age is key to heart attack or stroke risk
A common myth of diabetes is that sufferers of the blood sugar condition shouldn’t play sport or be too active. However, medical professionals actually recommend keeping active in order to help manage the condition. Here are some tips on how diabetes sufferers can keep active.
Diabetes: Three exercise tips to help manage the blood sugar condition
The US Food and Drug Administration has issued an alert about the potential dangers of eating liquid nitrogen.
FDA warns against eating, drinking food products with liquid nitrogen
Experiencing homelessness at any time during the pre- or postnatal period can negatively affect a young child's health.
Experiencing homelessness can cause significant damage to a child's heal

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