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Chicago/IBNS: Researchers studying the brain found that women taking oral contraceptives, commonly known as birth control pills, had significantly smaller hypothalamus volume, compared to women not taking the pill, according to a new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). more
Domestic abuse survivors twice at risk of long-term illnesses: Study

London: Female survivors of domestic abuse are at double the risk of developing long-term illnesses that cause widespread bodily pain and extreme tiredness, shows a study by the Universit ...

Common heart drugs linked with less heart damage from cancer therapy, finds Study

Vienna:Cancer patients receiving common heart drugs have less heart damage from cancer therapy, according to research presented today at EuroEcho 2019, a scientific congress of the E ...

Brushing teeth protects heart: Study 

Sophia Antipolis: Brushing teeth frequently is linked with lower risks of atrial fibrillation and heart failure, according to a study published today in the European Journal of ...

Only one in five countries has a healthcare strategy to deal with climate change

New York: Protecting people’s health from climate change dangers such as heat stress, storms and tsunamis has never been more important, yet most countries are doing too little abou ...

Introducing peanuts and eggs early can prevent food allergies in high risk infants, finds study

London: In a series of papers published today in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, researchers found that despite low adherence, early introduction to allergenic foods (thos ...

An estimated 1 in 4 children and young people have problematic smartphone usage: Study

London/IBNS: A study by researchers at King’s College London has estimated that one in four children and young people use their smartphones in a way that is consistent with a behavi ...

Deadly superbugs lurking in more than nine in ten make-up bags, says study

London/IBNS: The vast majority of in-use make-up products such as beauty blenders, mascara and lip gloss are contaminated with potentially life threatening superbugs, new research from As ...

UN mosquito sterilization technology set for global testing, in battle against malaria, dengue

New York: With more than half the world now at risk from mosquito-transmitted dengue fever, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), the UN has taken the lead on a global effort ...

UN agencies ramp up Somalia measles and polio campaign

New York A campaign to vaccinate some 1.7 million children in Somalia was launched on Sunday by the country’s government, in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) and ...