For more than one million children attending New York City public schools, their choice of what to eat depends on which food sources are close to where they live.
How far schoolkids live from junk food sources tied to obesity
Parents in the UK have called for tests on restaurant furniture to be part of hygiene inspections after highchairs were found to be dirtier than tables.
British restaurant highchairs 'dirtier than tables' in UK
People with a higher genetic likelihood of autism are more likely to report higher childhood maltreatment, self-harm and suicidal thoughts according to a new study by researchers at the University of Cambridge.
Genetic variants for autism linked to higher rates of self-harm and childhood maltreatment
An infectious disease that can harm the brain and is spread to people by tick bites has been identified in ticks in the UK for the first time.
Brain illness spread by ticks has reached UK
The second of three forms of the polio virus has been eradicated, experts have announced.
'Milestone' in polio eradication achieved
Dr. Christopher E. Rudd, a researcher at the Center de recherche de l'Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont (CR-HMR) and Université de Montréal, has discovered a new cell therapy approach that boosts the immune response of T lymphocytes to malignant tumors. The results of the study have just been published in the respected journal Nature Communications.
Cancer treatment: A researcher makes  breakthrough immunotherapy discovery
A study which will involve parents filming their newborn infants with a smartphone app, could lead to earlier detection of brain impairments such as cerebral palsy, the West Australian (WA) state government said on Friday.
Aussie study: App records babies' movement to predict brain impairments
The study said a misdiagnosis can result in patients not receiving the appropriate treatment and prevents them from participating in clinical trials that could improve their overall care.
Older adults with dementia are misdiagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease

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