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WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- An FDA-approved supplement reduces episodes of severe pain in people with sickle cell disease, a new clinical trial shows.
Endari, a medicine-grade version of the dietary supplement L-glutamine, reduced sickle cell patients' number of acute pain crises by 25 percent compared with a placebo, ...
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Young adults raised by lesbian moms show the same mental well-being as those who grew up with heterosexual parents, a new study suggests.
The findings, published in the July 19 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, come from the largest, longest-running study to track developm...
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A woman's pregnancy history may predict her risk for developing Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests.
"We found that women who had given birth to five or more children were 70 percent more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than women who gave birth to fewer children," said study au...
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Students gain when teachers focus on positive behavior.
So say British researchers who examined the impact of a program designed to train teachers to build strong social relationships with their students. They're encouraged to ignore minor bad behavior, and acknowledge good behavior.
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Everyone knows that exercise is good for your heart, but what if your only option is to run or walk through smoggy city streets? Does it still pay off in the long run?
Yes, contends a nearly 20-year study.
"Air pollution isn't an excuse to skip exercise. Even in areas with pollutio...
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Few women consider the scary possibility that they might suffer a heart attack during or right after their pregnancy, but a new report shows it has become a more common reality in recent years.
Along with the fact that women are having children at an older age, rising rates of obesity and di...
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