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Medical News Today: Poor fetal, maternal outcomes linked to high-fructose diet in pregnancy

Consuming too much fructose has previously been linked to diabetes and obesity, but for expectant mothers, it could also lead to placental and fetal defects. This is according to a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports. A high-fructose … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: Vitamin D supplementation among infants boosts muscle mass at 3 years

Infants who consume a healthy amount of vitamin D in the first 12 months of their lives seem to have more muscle mass and less body fat by the time they are 3 years old, says research published in the … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: Schizophrenia, bipolar tied to yeast infection

A current or previous infection with Candida albicans appears to be more common in some people with mental illness than people without the condition. This is according to a study that found this to be the case in a group … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: Warfarin use for atrial fibrillation increases dementia risk

Atrial fibrillation is a relatively common condition, and – because of the aging population – it is becoming more common. This rise is mirrored by elevated usage of the blood-thinning drug, warfarin. The drug has saved countless lives, but new … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: What are the Health Benefits of Walnuts?

Walnuts are round, single-seeded stone fruits that grow from the walnut tree. Walnut trees are native to eastern North America but are now commonly grown in China, Iran, and within the United States in California and Arizona. Beneath the husk … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: ALS may arise from protein build-up in nerve cells

The nerve cells of some people with the serious disorder amyotrophic lateral sclerosis can accumulate clumps of a protein called SOD1. A mutation in the SOD1 gene is known to cause the disease, but it has not been clear if … Continue reading

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Hospital failings led to stillbirth

Pontefract Hospital failings led to boy’s stillbirth 5 May 2016 From the section Leeds & West Yorkshire Image caption Sam Reid said a post-mortem examination of her son found no health problems A baby was stillborn after a string of … Continue reading

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Hospital failings led to stillbirth

Pontefract Hospital failings led to boy’s stillbirth 5 May 2016 From the section Leeds & West Yorkshire Image caption Sam Reid said a post-mortem examination of her son found no health problems A baby was stillborn after a string of … Continue reading

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Hospital failings led to stillbirth

Pontefract Hospital failings led to boy’s stillbirth 5 May 2016 From the section Leeds & West Yorkshire Image caption Sam Reid said a post-mortem examination of her son found no health problems A baby was stillborn after a string of … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Video game ‘speeds dementia research’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Mobile game Sea Hero Quest ‘helps dementia research’ 4 May 2016 Last updated at 17:39 BST Dementia researchers have developed a video game that could lead to the development of early diagnostic tests … Continue reading

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