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New test to identify obese women at high risk of developing diabetes in pregnancy

In 2014, around seven million women in the UK were classified as obese. By 2025, it is expected ... View more
21 December 2016
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Drug use strong predictor for postpartum mental health problems

New research from North Carolina State University and the University of British Columbia finds that a woman's lifetime ... View more
21 December 2016
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Researchers suggest increased instances of C-sections are causing evolutionary changes

A small team of researchers with members from Austria and the U.S. has found statistical evidence that an ... View more
21 December 2016
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A handful of nuts a day cuts the risk of a wide range of diseases

A large analysis of current research shows that people who eat at least 20g of nuts a day ... View more
21 December 2016
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Researchers question lifelong immunity to toxoplasmosis

Medical students are taught that once infected with Toxoplasma gondii—the "cat parasite"—then you're protected from reinfection for the ... View more
21 December 2016
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Personality traits and psychiatric disorders linked to specific genomic locations

A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies (GWAS) has identified six loci or regions of the human genome that ... View more
21 December 2016
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Report of the APA Task Force on Advertising and Children

Advertising is hardly a recent human endeavor; archaeologists have uncovered signs advertising property for rent dating back to ... View more
19 December 2016
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Report of the APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls

At the recommendation of the American Psychological Association (APA) Committee on Women in Psychology (CWP) and with the ... View more
19 December 2016
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Sexualization of Girls is Linked to Common Health Problems in Girls and Women

A report of the American Psychological Association (APA) released today found evidence that the proliferation of sexualized images ... View more
19 December 2016
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Psychopathy increases risk of violence in romantic relationships

People with higher levels of psychopathic tendencies are more likely to assault their romantic partners. They are also ... View more
19 December 2016
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Kids’ characters to vanish from unhealthy Dutch foods

Famous children's characters such as Dora the Explorer may soon disappear from some commercial food packaging in The ... View more
19 December 2016
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Low-carb diet alleviates inherited form of intellectual disability in mice

Experimenting on mice with a genetic change similar to that found in people with a rare inherited disease ... View more
19 December 2016
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Ancient Chinese malaria remedy artemisinin fights tuberculosis

A centuries-old herbal medicine, discovered by Chinese scientists and used to effectively treat malaria, has been found to ... View more
19 December 2016
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Too soon for meningococcal B vaccine on PBS

Community pressure to include the meningococcal B vaccine on the PBS is premature, experts say. The vaccine ... View more
19 December 2016
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Pregnancy may change mom’s brain for years afterward

Neuroscientist Elseline Hoekzema and colleagues have studied brain plasticity — that is, the way the adult brain changes ... View more
19 December 2016
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The Identification and Prevention of Obesity in Children

This article discusses the proper identification and management of overweight and obese children in general practice. View more
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Depression and suicidal ideation common among medical students

It is well known that medical students are at high risk for depression and suicidal ideation given their ... View more
14 December 2016
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Unicef calls the Philippines the “global epicenter” of live-streamed child pornography

One in four young Filipinos have been sexually violated, according to a report released this week by the ... View more
14 December 2016
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It’s all in the eyes: Women and men really do see things differently

Women and men look at faces and absorb visual information in different ways, which suggests there is a ... View more
14 December 2016
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Optimism and Cause-Specific Mortality: A Prospective Cohort Study

Growing evidence has linked positive psychological attributes like optimism to a lower risk of poor health outcomes, especially ... View more
13 December 2016
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