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Physical un-fitness linked with depression, anxiety in middle-aged women

12:06am BST

(Reuters Health) - Mid-life women with weak upper and lower body fitness may be more prone to depression and anxiety, a study from Singapore suggests.

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use

18 Jun 2019

(Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds.

Bringing photos to dermatology appointments can help

18 Jun 2019

(Reuters Health) - More patients are bringing pictures of their skin problems to their dermatologists, which helps the doctors better observe the progression and potentially diagnose the condition, according to a new study.

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain

14 Jun 2019

(Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan.

Experimental mobile app helps manage migraines

14 Jun 2019

(Reuters Health) - A smartphone-based relaxation app could help migraine sufferers reduce the number of headaches they get each month, a small study suggests.

Consistent bedtime routines help children's sleep self-control

11 Jun 2019

(Reuters Health) - Using consistent bedtime strategies such as allowing infants to fall asleep on their own can improve their sleep, New Zealand researchers say.

International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities

06 Jun 2019

(Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung function quickly deteriorate, a small study suggests.

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns

05 Jun 2019

(Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribed controlled burns, according to a small study in northern California.

ADHD may be more common among elite athletes

31 May 2019

(Reuters Health) - ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) may be more common in elite athletes, a new research review suggests.

Pediatricians don't always get adequate suicide-prevention training

30 May 2019

(Reuters Health) - Although experts supervising new pediatricians and teaching trainee doctors agree that preventing child and teen suicide is important, most also say current training isn't adequate, according to a new U.S. study.

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