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11 December 2019
A new study looked at whether labelling food with the amount of exercise needed to burn off the calories the food contained prompted people to make healthier choices.
Researchers found that areas at the front of the brain (prefrontal cortex) were significantly thinner in children with a higher BMI, which could affect their decision-making.
09 December 2019
"C-Section babies are no more likely to be obese than those born normally," reports the Mail Online.
05 December 2019
“Once-a-month oral contraceptive pill in tests,” reports BBC News on early research by a team in the US.
04 December 2019
Researchers developed a model that shows the risk of having a heart attack or stroke by age 75, for people of different ages, depending on their so-called "bad" cholesterol (non-high density lipoprotein, or non-HDL cholesterol).
03 December 2019
"Cancer drug offers hope of new endometriosis treatment for millions, docs say," The Sun reports.
28 November 2019
"Impact of air pollution on health may be far worse than thought," reports The Guardian.
27 November 2019
"One-off ketamine dose may reduce heavy drinking, say scientists," reports The Guardian. In an experimental study, researchers used a single injection of the drug ketamine to disrupt the pleasurable memories that heavy drinkers associated with drinking alcohol.
26 November 2019
"Air pollution linked to condition that causes blindness in major UK study," reports The Independent.
21 November 2019
"Induction recommended for women still pregnant at 41 weeks," reports The Guardian.
20 November 2019
Study finds no evidence of a link between taking statins and memory loss and cognitive function.
18 November 2019
"Smokers can improve the health of their hearts within weeks of switching to e-cigarettes, the largest trial of its kind shows," BBC News reports.
14 November 2019
"Blood test for sepsis could save lives of thousands of children by detecting how deadly their condition is," reports the Mail Online.
13 November 2019
"Kids become dramatically less active over their years at primary school, study warns," reports Mail Online following a study on children at 57 schools in the southwest of England.
12 November 2019
"Why the hiccups help a baby learn to breathe more easily," reports The Times of a study looking at newborn babies.