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Testosterone could tell why women are more prone to asthma

Testosterone could tell why women are more prone to asthma

An international research team has revealed for the first time that testosterone protects males against developing asthma. The finding helps to explain why females are...
Breast feeding could seed healthy microbiome in infants

Breast feeding could seed healthy microbiome in infants

Mothers protect their babies and teach them habits to stay healthy and safe as they grow. A new UCLA-led study shows that beneficial bacteria...
Writing down your story after divorce may protect your heart

Writing down your story after divorce may protect your heart

Journaling after divorce could improve your cardiovascular health—but only if you do it in a way that tells a story, new University of Arizona...
Modified insulin and red blood cells could regulate blood sugar in type 1 diabetes

Modified insulin and red blood cells could regulate blood sugar in type 1 diabetes

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a new technique that uses modified insulin...
This new risk assessment could protect the feet of people with diabetes

This new risk assessment could protect the feet of people with diabetes

A stringently designed web form with questions about foot ulcers, deformities and neuropathy will soon be brought into use to better protect the feet...
Adjusting meds may lower risk of falling

Adjusting meds may lower risk of falling

Adjusting meds may lower risk of falling Simply adjusting the dose of an older adult's psychiatric medication could reduce their risk of falling, a new...
New opioid therapy guideline tapers down use of opioids

New opioid therapy guideline tapers down use of opioids

Canadian physicians are being advised to reduce their prescribing of opioid medication to patients with chronic non-cancer pain in a new guideline for clinical...
Skin cells found at root of balding, gray hair

Skin cells found at root of balding, gray hair

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified the cells that directly give rise to hair as well as the mechanism that causes hair to...
Cardio-respiratory fitness can protect you from fatty liver

Cardio-respiratory fitness can protect you from fatty liver

According to a new Finnish study, cardiorespiratory fitness is inversely related to risk of fatty liver. The research was conducted at the University of Turku,...
Obesity behind surge in kidney cancers

Obesity behind surge in kidney cancers

An estimated 20,000 kidney cancer cases have been caused by obesity over the last decade in England, according to new figures from Cancer Research...

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