Bacteria in the gut might influence the chance of developing bowel cancer, research suggests, in the latest study to link human health to the microbes within.
Some gut bacteria may increase bowel cancer risk, research suggests
While you may be persuading you child to study hard and score better in school, you might as well convince them to step out and work out a little.
A physically active child scores better grades
Three quarters of those living with dementia also suffer from other debilitating health conditions, an official report reveals.
Three quarters of dementia patients in Britain suffer from other major health issues
Teens who visit the emergency department for self-harm injuries are at significant risk of repeat self-harm and suicide, and of incurring increased health costs over the following five years, according to a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Teens who visit emergency department for self-harm at increased risk of suicide
A new study finds that, for people living with arthritis and other conditions that cause chronic pain, a certain kind of weather increases pain.
Does weather really affect our experience of pain?
It's a familiar scenario for many of us — the winter sets in and brings with it sluggishness and an inescapable feeling that you're running on empty.
The small changes you can make to fight winter tiredness
China has granted conditional approval to its first self-developed treatment for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a move that may point to revived opportunities in a therapeutic area where drugmakers have burned billions of dollars without yielding a validated new drug.
China gives conditional OK to its first self-developed Alzheimer's drug
There's evidence that the old expression "eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper" could use some tweaking. With one important revision, this approach could help not just for better health, but also for losing weight.
When you eat may have bigger health effects than what
Work to clean up a hospital bacteria outbreak inadvertently led to more contamination, new documents reveal.
Bacteria dislodged by Scottish hospital decontamination work
US physicians who received gifts from pharmaceutical companies related to opioid medications were more likely to prescribe opioids to their patients the following year, compared to physicians who did not receive such gifts, according to a new analysis led by health policy scientists at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
US physicians more likely to prescribe opioids if they received gifts from pharma companies

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