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Thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy linked to diabetes risk Thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy linked to diabetes risk

High thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy is also tied to increased the risk of premature delivery


Vitamin D rich diet may lower cholesterol level in kids Vitamin D rich diet may lower cholesterol level in kids

Vitamin D is known to be essential for bone metabolism and its low serum levels increase the risk of rickets, osteomalacia and osteopenia


Teen girls more vulnerable to sleep changes in adolescence Teen girls more vulnerable to sleep changes in adolescence

The study showed that teenage girls reported more difficulties staying awake during class in the morning, afternoon and homework hours than boys


Childhood cancer survivors may experience sleep problems as adults Childhood cancer survivors may experience sleep problems as adults

Such sleep-related issues may lead to persistent psychological distress according to author Lauren Daniel


Depression during pregnancy may affect your child’s sleep Depression during pregnancy may affect your child’s sleep

Maternal health effects long-term behavioral and sleep issues of the child


Immunotherapy cures late-stage breast cancer in world first Immunotherapy cures late-stage breast cancer in world first

Immunotherapy trains a patient's own immune cells to recognise and fight cancer


70 per cent breast cancer patients don’t need chemo: Study 70 per cent breast cancer patients don’t need chemo: Study

Patients, aged 18 to 75, were randomly assigned to receive chemotherapy followed by hormonal therapy or hormone therapy alone


Nail polish does not affect patient's oxygen levels: Study Nail polish does not affect patient's oxygen levels: Study

Concerns were raised that the readings digital pulse oximetry produce can be affected by treatments such as nail polish or acrylic nails


‘Russian doll’ hospitals drain Bulgaria’s health system ‘Russian doll’ hospitals drain Bulgaria’s health system

Under Bulgarian law, using private operators in public health provision is allowed but is meant to add services not already being offered by system


Lung cancer risk drops within 5 years of quitting smoking: Study Lung cancer risk drops within 5 years of quitting smoking: Study

The study helped establish high blood pressure and high cholesterol as key risk factors for cardiovascular disease


No need for high-dose vitamin D in infants: Study No need for high-dose vitamin D in infants: Study

Without sufficient Vitamin D, people are at risk of rickets, a weakened bone condition that may result in stunted growth and bowed legs


Mediterranean diet may curb air pollution’s effect on health Mediterranean diet may curb air pollution’s effect on health

The study showed that people who least adhered to these antioxidant-rich foods had 17 per cent higher risk of cardiovascular disease


1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12 1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12

There are also four new suspected cases in the province, the health ministry said in a statement


Seafood-rich diet may up sexual intimacy, pregnancy chances Seafood-rich diet may up sexual intimacy, pregnancy chances

Seafood can have many reproductive benefits, including shorter time to pregnancy and more frequent sexual activity


71st World Health Assembly ends 71st World Health Assembly ends

World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus addresses the concluding ceremony

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