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MONDAY, March 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding may not make kids sharper or better behaved than their non-nursed peers over the long-term, a new study suggests.
Breast-feeding is known to have many positive effects for babies and moms. But the notion that it makes kids smarter or better able to regulate their behavior is unp...
MONDAY, March 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Having an allergy to one type of nut may not necessarily doom you to a lifelong avoidance of all nuts, a new study suggests.
In fact, more than half of the people who were allergic to one type of tree nut did not have a reaction to other tree nuts, the researchers reported. Tree nuts include a...
SATURDAY, March 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- MRI screening might greatly reduce overdiagnosis and overtreatment of prostate cancer in older men, a preliminary study suggests.
Compared to the current screening method, MRI can reduce overdiagnosis of prostate cancer by 50 percent, and unnecessary biopsies by 70 percent in men over 70, D...
SATURDAY, March 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Whether your doctor recommends surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon may depend partly on your age and activity level, foot experts say.
The Achilles tendon is a band of tissue that runs down the back of the lower leg and connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. A rupture is a complete or...
FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A good night's sleep is often elusive, but there are things you can do to boost the odds of getting some quality shuteye, sleep experts say.
The first is to have regular bed and wake times, according to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital sleep doctors Dr. Daniel Barone and Dr. Andrew Westwood.
FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Nerve pain and numbness, also known as neuropathy, is a debilitating but common symptom of diabetes.
Now, new research suggests certain drugs may outperform others in treating diabetic neuropathy.
The new review of the data on the subject was led by Julie Waldfogel of Johns Hopkins H...
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