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Hot weather linked to rise in early childbirth: study

Hot weather can cause a spike in the number of babies being born early, a phenomenon that may harm infant health and is likely...

The number of nearsighted kids is soaring – and screen time isn’t the only...

When her oldest child came home from school and said vision screening had revealed he would need bifocals, Kailey Welch was shocked. He was only 12. Sure,...

Controversial supplement helped to slow aging and extend lifespan in cells from humans with...

A controversial anti-aging supplement appeared to slow aging in cells with a rare condition that accelerates aging and kills sufferers by the age of...

The spinning chair that can help to end dizzy spells: Space-age seat that can...

To the untrained eye, the TRV chair, capable of spinning people 360 degrees, looks like it belongs in a space centre. There is a harness-style...

How trees can heal: Research shows that patients looking at greenery from their hospital...

Ten years ago, Rachel Stancliffe, a leading public health expert from Oxford, was visiting her father in a Dorset hospital after he’d suffered a...

Libido-boosting pill made from a herb used in spicy curries ‘increases blood flow and...

A food supplement containing a herb used in Indian dishes could boost the female sex drive, according to research. In a study 29 middle-aged women...

Handheld brain scanner that looks for deadly brain bleeds and is used by the...

Australia's National Rugby League could soon use a handheld brain scanner used by the military to look for brain bleeds in players. The NRL's chief medical officer...

Feeding premature babies breast milk could reduce heart damage caused by an early birth,...

Feeding premature babies breast milk could reduce heart damage caused by an early birth, scientists say. Babies born before full-term - 37 weeks - are...

Spike in ACL injuries among pre-teens: Doctors say the rate of young athletes needing...

Doctors are recording huge increases in pre-teens needing surgery for ACL injuries. After one clinic in Philadelphia said rates are up 400 percent in the...
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