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UK public back ban on children's junk food advertising Three quarters of the UK public back a ban on junk food advertising before the 9pm TV watershed, according to a new YouGov survey* published by Cancer Research UK today (Monday 8th February).
Medical News Today | Feb 8, 2016 01:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Eating chocolate during pregnancy may benefit fetal growth, development Expectant mothers who eat 30 g of chocolate daily - regardless of flavanol content - may be helping their child's growth and development, a new study suggests.
Medical News Today | Feb 6, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Think Like a Doctor: Drowning on Dry Land A healthy 67-year-old man develops an annoying little cough that, over the course of a week, worsens and nearly takes his breath away. Can you figure out why?
New York Times | Feb 5, 2016 6:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: The Weekly Health Quiz: Zika, Weight Loss and Breast Cancer Test your knowledge of this weeks health news.
New York Times | Feb 5, 2016 4:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study: Vacations can lead to weight gain, contribute to 'creeping obesity' A week's vacation may leave many adults with a heavier midsection--extra weight that can hang around even six weeks post-vacation.
Medical News Today | Feb 5, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Milk, vitamin supplements and exercise raise children's vitamin D levels Sufficient intake of fortified dairy products is of significant importance for the serum vitamin D level in primary school children, shows a new study from the University of Eastern Finland.
Medical News Today | Feb 5, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ask Well: What Causes Floaters in the Eye? Floaters, those small dots or cobweb-shaped patches that move or float through the field of vision, can be alarming and may require immediate medical attention.
New York Times | Feb 5, 2016 10:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Whooping Cough Booster Shot May Offer Only Short-Term Protection The rapidly fading effectiveness of the pertussis booster vaccine may help explain recent widespread outbreaks of whooping cough.
New York Times | Feb 5, 2016 05:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obesity associated with ADHD in females Obesity and ADHD have been found to coincide in females, says a new study that has followed participants from 1976-2010, suggesting a need for greater awareness of the risks.
Medical News Today | Feb 4, 2016 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Case study: despite bright spots, most campus food unhealthy Only 12 percent of entres and 36 percent of main dish salads served in and around California Polytechnic State University were found to be healthy, according to researchers at the university.
Medical News Today | Feb 4, 2016 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend