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Wastewater a source of antibiotic-resistant bacteria: study

22 May 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Wastewater from cities and hospitals releases some antibiotic-resistant bacteria into the environment, according to a new French study.

Inactivity is greatest heart risk factor for women over 30: study

16 May 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Heart disease is the single biggest killer of women and inactivity is the biggest contributor to heart disease for all but the youngest ones, according to Australian researchers.

Fitness linked to lower death risk in older men

15 May 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - No matter what age a man is, cardiovascular fitness may buy him more years of life, according to a new U.S. study of men over 70 with high blood pressure.

Even beautiful music may pose hearing-loss risk to pros

09 May 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Whether playing in a symphony orchestra or a rock concert, professional musicians may have almost four times the risk of hearing loss as their audience does, according to a new study.

Poor physical ability in middle age linked to higher risk of death

08 May 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Being in poor shape in middle age hurts more than just one’s physique. It is also tied to earlier death, a recent study found.

High-fiber diet linked to lower death risk after heart attack

06 May 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a large U.S. study of men and women with a heart attack in their past, those who had upped their fiber intake the most afterwards had the lowest risk of death.

Seniors can often simplify medication routines

02 May 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Miscommunication between healthcare providers and patient concerns over drug interactions lead to many seniors having an unnecessarily complicated medication regimen, a new study finds.

Benefits of volunteering stem from personality: study

01 May 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Volunteerism has been linked to better mental and physical health, but those effects may come from the personality traits that lead one to volunteer in the first place, not the work itself, U.S. researchers say.

Less nutritious foods take heavier environmental toll: study

01 May 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Foods with the largest environmental footprint tend to also provide less nutrition and cost more per unit than foods with a smaller impact on the environment, a recent French study found. But that isn’t the rule across the board.

Less nutritious foods take heavier environmental toll: study

30 Apr 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Foods with the largest environmental footprint tend to also provide less nutrition and cost more per unit than foods with a smaller impact on the environment, a recent French study found. But that isn’t the rule across the board.

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