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Shereen Jegtvig

Stressful relationships may raise risk of death

May 26 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Worries, conflicts and demands in relationships with friends, family and neighbors may contribute to an earlier death suggests a new Danish study.

Childhood trauma may leave its mark in blood vessels

May 22 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young adults who were exposed to adverse experiences as children have greater signs of unhealthy blood vessel function than young people without a traumatic past, a new study finds.

Time may not reduce brain effects of solvent exposure

May 21 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to solvents on the job may experience memory and thinking problems decades later, according to a new study.

Muscle pain not well defined in most statin studies

May 15 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Studies evaluating cholesterol-lowering drugs might find more muscle problems if they did a better job of defining and asking about muscle pain, suggests a new review.

'Exercise snacks' may help control blood sugar

May 15 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Short bursts of intense exercise before meals may help control blood sugar spikes better than one longer, less intense session, suggests a new small study.

College kids more likely to drive after toking than after drinking

May 13 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - College freshmen in a new study were less likely to smoke marijuana than to drink alcohol, but they were much more likely to drive after smoking pot or to ride in a car with a driver who had.

Yoga may help manage blood pressure, but more research needed

May 12 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doing yoga may help reduce blood pressure among people with hypertension, a new analysis of past studies suggests.

For elderly hospital patients, CPR often has poor outcome: study

May 09 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - When older hospitalized patients need revival by CPR, more than half are likely to die before they are discharged, according to a new study.

Parents can learn to help relieve pain during vaccinations

May 08 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mothers-to-be who learned strategies to relieve vaccination pain were very likely to use them when it came time to have their baby vaccinated, according to a new Canadian study.

Many people with gluten sensitivity haven’t had proper tests

May 07 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who believe they are sensitive to gluten have often not been adequately tested to rule out celiac disease, reports a new study.

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