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Medical News Today: ADHD drugs 'do not stunt children's growth,' say AAP

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 07:00
Despite concerns that stimulant medications to treat ADHD could stunt a child's growth, a new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics says these drugs do not affect height.

Medical News Today: Late and early onset Alzheimer's affect brain function in similar way

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 02:00
New study shows a key element of brain function begins to decline a few years before symptoms emerge in both uninherited late onset and inherited early onset Alzheimer's disease.

Medical News Today: Plants in offices make workers happier, more productive

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 02:00
A long-term study of real-life situations finds introducing plants into otherwise lean work environments increases productivity by 15%, in line with studies carried out in labs.

Medical News Today: Is cell phone addiction on the horizon?

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 23:00
A study by researchers from Baylor University in Texas finds that college students spend around 9 hours a day on their cell phones, and 60% say they are becoming addicted to them.

Medical News Today: E-cigarette secondhand smoke has 'increased levels of toxic metals'

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 23:00
A new study that compared the chemical content of secondhand smoke in traditional and e-cigarettes finds that e-cigarettes produce secondhand smoke with increased toxic metals.

Medical News Today: Kidney stones may increase the risk of heart disease, stroke

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 23:00
A new study finds that kidney stones - a condition that affects around 1 in 10 Americans - may increase the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke.

Medical News Today: Skin glow from fruits and vegetables 'more attractive than a tan'

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 23:00
Eating lots of fruits and vegetables can give you a skin glow more attractive than that caused by tanning, according to a new study, and It is all down to carotenoids.

Medical News Today: 'Mixed results' from use of medicine for cardiac surgery patients

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 23:00
Colchicine causes mixed results in cardiac surgery patients - reducing the incidence of postpericardiotomy syndrome, yet increasing incidence of gastrointestinal intolerance.