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Antidepressants in pregnancy linked to autism

A link between autism and antidepressants taken in pregnancy has been identified by...

Dog owners more active in old age

Older dog owners are likely to be more physically active in the winter than people of...

Unsuspected risk found for stroke survivors without early complications

Stroke survivors who seem fully recovered are at a heightened risk of dying or experiencing...

Eating advice for children helps parents’ diets

Nutrition advice given to children can also improve parents’ diets, according to scientists...

Early menopause linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes

​Women with early or normal onset menopause are at a higher risk of developing type 2...

Healthy eating, exercise lessen chance of C-section

Diet and lifestyle advice for pregnant women could reduce the odds of needing a caesarean...

GPs muddled over anticoagulant prescriptions, study suggests

GPs are prescribing anticoagulants to people with an irregular heartbeat against official...

Nurse-led scheme lets carers manage cancer pain medication

A study shows the potential benefits of a new nurse-led intervention supporting carers to...

Dementia training alone ‘not enough to improve care’

Dementia awareness training alone will not improve dementia care in hospitals or outcomes...

Vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy linked to child’s motor skills

Pregnant women with vitamin D deficiency are more likely to have children with poorer motor...

Tall men ‘more at risk from aggressive prostate cancer’

Tall men are at greater risk of dying from aggressive prostate cancer, and the risk also...

New cell could guide immunotherapy for lung cancer

Immune cell could predict which patients would benefit most from treatment.

Specialist clinics reduce pregnancy risks for obese women

Antenatal clinics can spot signs of complications sooner.

Delaying meal times could limit impact of jet lag and shift work

Altering meal times could curb health problems caused by disturbed circadian rhythms.

Holocaust survivors found to have greater cancer risk

Holocaust survivors have an elevated cancer risk, according to researchers in Israel who...

Acid reflux treatment drugs linked to heightened risk of premature death

US researchers looked at use of proton pump inhibitors.

Dying homeless receiving little palliative care, study finds

Homeless people are dying in unsupported and unacceptable situations with inadequate access...

Stricter air pollution levels could save thousands of lives

Up to 10,000 lives could be saved a year if the current ‘safe level’ for air pollution is...

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