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Taking benzodiazepines before conception linked to dangerous pregnancy condition, new study finds.
The American Heart Association says pets can improve your mood, thinking and behavior.
Moms and dads may be underestimating kids' screen time by more than an hour a day.
An over-the-counter heartburn remedy is showing some potential as a symptom reliever for COVID-19, a small study finds.
Famotidine, sold under the brand name Pepcid, appeared to improve symptoms in a group of 10 patients diagnosed with COVID-19, researchers reported online June 4 in the journal Gut.
The patients' self-...
More than 1 in 5 adults getting dialysis for kidney failure are sorry they started it, a new study finds.
Patients who began treatment to make their doctors or family members happy are least pleased with the decision, researchers reported.
On the other hand, patients who said they'd discussed life expectancy with their docto...
A wristband that zaps a key nerve may help quell the uncontrollable tics of Tourette syndrome, according to British researchers.
"We think we've come up with a safe and effective piece of technology that we believe is relatively cheap that will give control over tics to people with Tourette syndrome," said lead researcher Stephen Jack...
Most Americans have winced watching one of those nurse-administered COVID-19 nasal swab tests, where the swab reaches painfully farther up the nose than anyone would want.
Well, the days of "nasopharyngeal" swab tests, administered only by health care workers, may be drawing to a close: A new study finds a much more comfortable swab te...
Black children appear to be particularly vulnerable to the rare but severe inflammatory syndrome striking kids with COVID-19, a new French study suggests.
The syndrome may be a delayed immune response to the virus that happens several weeks after infection, the researchers said.
Many patients suffer abdominal pain, vomiting a...
Current federal law requiring restaurants to post calories on their menus would help diners make healthier choices and could ultimately lead to fewer cases of heart disease and diabetes, according to new research.
Between 2018 and 2023, the public's response to the nutritional labels at restaurants could prevent 14,698 cases of cardiovas...
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