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Medical News Today: Tooth decay risk doubles in children exposed to secondhand smoke

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 23:00
Researchers in Japan call for greater awareness after finding that young children growing up with secondhand smoke have double the risk of tooth decay.

Medical News Today: Many doctors discouraging HPV vaccination, study finds

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 23:00
A new study finds many doctors in the US are communicating HPV vaccination with parents in a way that deters them from vaccinating their children.

Medical News Today: Marijuana use has doubled in the US during the past decade

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 08:00
From 2001 to 2013, use of marijuana has doubled, finds a new study, which also reveals that use disorders have likewise increased during that time.

Medical News Today: Daily aspirin could increase chance of pregnancy

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 07:00
Taking just an 81-mg dose of aspirin daily may increase a woman's chance of getting pregnant, particularly if they have miscarried previously, suggests new research.

Medical News Today: Keep moving to prevent osteoarthritis, say physicists

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 06:00
Researchers explain how levels of sinovial fluid are maintained in cartilage and suggest that keeping active can prevent depletion and osteoarthritis.

Medical News Today: Africa more at risk from drug-resistant malaria than previously thought

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 02:00
Drug-resistant forms of the deadliest malaria parasite - currently confined to Asia - can infect African mosquitoes, suggesting risk of spread to Africa is higher than assumed.

Medical News Today: Scientists crunch 'big data' to produce new catalog of cancer driver genes

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 02:00
An analysis of two huge cancer databases identifies over 100 new cancer driver genes and helps explain how tumors driven by the same gene may lead to different patient outcomes.

Medical News Today: Botox prevents heart problems following bypass surgery

Wed, 10/21/2015 - 00:00
Botox appears to prevent heart rhythm problems in patients following bypass surgery, according to an article published by the AHA.

Medical News Today: Leptin gene therapy 'may be better than dieting' for weight loss

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 23:00
Researchers say injecting rats with an appetite-suppressing gene led to long-term weight loss without the side effect of reduced bone mass often found with dieting.

Medical News Today: Gene indicates higher risk of heart disease for women

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 23:00
Researchers have identified a high-risk version of gene that interacts with high estrogen levels in women, increasing the chance of heart disease.