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Sleep quality can predict mental health in pregnant women

Sleep disturbance is common in women, in particular during pregnancy. European research shows that 75% of pregnant women have poor sleep and require a nap...
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First lesson for new parents: use car safety seats correctly

Car safety seats (CSSs) now are commonly used when parents travel with kids by car. In the US, all 50 states have laws that...
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Will eating more fruits and vegetables reduce risk of breast cancer?

About 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Researchers have worked on the risk factors for developing...
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Hand gesture can help 2-year-olds learn words

When we learn new knowledge, it is better to get the information from more than one channel. For example, when we learn knowledge about a...
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The future of healthcare: going to the dogs?

In many countries, healthcare costs are very high. For example, in the U.S., 16% of GDP is health expenditures. It is important to find solutions...
Big health data

A better way to handle big health data

Big Data is helping us make a better world. One important example is its use in healthcare. In 2012, the volume of global health data...
Drug abuse

Drug abuse and addiction can cause liver injury

Using illicit drugs hurts our health. Abuse or addiction of these drugs, such as marijuana, cocaine, amphetamine, opioids, nicotine, and methadone, can not only cause...
Cancer

Nanotechnology: a promising and challenging path to cure cancer

According to the National Cancer Institute, in 2015 about 1.7 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed in the United States and around 600,000 people...