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Gas and Cesarean Operations at Record Highs
Sunday, July 13, 2008 2:30:00 PM
A recent report by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada (SOGC) says that 26.3 percent of Canadian women now have babies delivered by Cesarean section.   Full Story

Prenatal Vitamin D Linked to Kids' Dental Health
Saturday, July 12, 2008 2:30:00 PM
By maintaining adequate vitamin D levels during pregnancy, mothers may be protecting their babies against early tooth decay in childhood.   Full Story

Green Tea Protects Against Heart Disease
Friday, July 11, 2008 2:30:00 PM
A few cups of green tea each day may help prevent heart disease, Greek researchers said this month.   Full Story

Omega-3 Fats Improve Brain Function
Thursday, July 10, 2008 2:30:00 PM
Research has linked higher levels of omega-3 fats in the diet or body with reduced risk of dementia.   Full Story

FDA Urges Black Box Warning for Epilepsy Drugs
Wednesday, July 09, 2008 2:30:00 PM
WASHINGTON–U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials are pushing for a "black box" warning about the risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior with epilepsy drugs, just days ahead of a public meeting o ...   Full Story

Low Vitamin B Increases Hip Fracture Risk
Tuesday, July 08, 2008 2:30:00 PM
Older adults who are low in B vitamins or have elevated levels of a blood protein called homocysteine may be at increased risk of suffering a hip fracture, new study findings suggest.   Full Story

Fatty Liver in Kids Tied to Metabolic Syndrome
Monday, July 07, 2008 2:30:00 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health)–In overweight or obese children, fatty liver disease appears to be a specific risk factor for the metabolic syndrome, a precursor of heart disease and diabetes, according to ...   Full Story

'I Was Married by a Judge'
Sunday, July 06, 2008 2:30:00 PM
What's the chance of living to 85 years and beyond?   Full Story

Waist Size a Better Health Measure Than BMI
Friday, July 04, 2008 2:30:00 PM
The body mass index (BMI) is the standard and most commonly-used method for assessing body weight by health professionals. It is calculated by dividing an individual's weight in kg by the square o ...   Full Story

Viagra and Other Medical Tidbits
Tuesday, July 01, 2008 2:30:00 PM
Here are some topics worthy of concern: There are more uses for Viagra than meet the eye. You can get more than the mother-of-all hangovers after a night of binge drinking. Few parents give much thoug ...   Full Story

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