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Anne Harding

Caffeine in tea, coffee may be equally risky to fetus

Nov 22 2018

(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who consume caffeine - whether it's from coffee or tea - have smaller babies than those who abstain from the stimulant during pregnancy, new research suggests.

Time, staffing top obstacles to sustaining school gardens

Oct 26 2018

(Reuters Health) - Lack of time and staff support are the two biggest barriers to school garden success, according to a study published in the American Journal of Public Health.

Being aware of fetal movement doesn't prevent stillbirths

Oct 08 2018

(Reuters Health) - Encouraging pregnant women to be aware of reduced fetal movement and to report it promptly to their doctors does not reduce stillbirth risk, new findings show.

Post-op opioids used far more in U.S. than Hong Kong

Sep 17 2018

(Reuters Health) - Head and neck surgery patients in Hong Kong are far less likely to be prescribed opioids than patients undergoing similar surgeries in the U.S., new research shows.

Weight effects of plant-estrogens may vary after menopause

Jul 26 2018

(Reuters Health) - Plant-derived estrogens, such as those from soy and red clover, might contribute to unwanted weight gain in some postmenopausal women, according to a new review of previous clinical trials.

Gay or bi men who disclose sexual history may get better healthcare

Jul 24 2018

(Reuters Health) - Young men who have sex with men (MSM) who disclose their sexual orientation or behavior to a health care provider are more likely to receive appropriate healthcare, new data suggest.

Babies who started solids slept better: study

Jul 10 2018

(Reuters Health) - Babies who start on solids at three months sleep better than infants exclusively breastfed until six months of age, according to a new analysis of clinical trial data.

Physician burnout a key driver of medical errors

Jul 10 2018

(Reuters Health) - Burned-out doctors are more likely to make major medical errors, regardless of workplace safety measures, new research shows.

Sticking with the same doctor may extend patients' lives

Jul 05 2018

(Reuters Health) - Seeing the same doctor over the years helps people live longer, suggests a new international study.

Air pollution may account for 1 in 7 new diabetes cases

Jul 05 2018

(Reuters Health) - Air pollution could be responsible for 3.2 million new cases of type 2 diabetes every year globally, suggests a new analysis.

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