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Linda Carroll

Secondhand smoke may damage children's eyes

18 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Secondhand smoke may damage children's eyes and possibly lead to problems with sight later in life, new findings suggest.

Boosting women's testosterone can increase muscle mass and endurance

17 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Artificially raising women's testosterone levels may result in improved physical performance, boosting endurance and muscle mass, a new study finds.

Parents in medical research labs missing out on government help with conference travel

15 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Few medical schools allow doctor-scientists with children to take advantage of a government program to help with childcare expenses related to travel to professional meetings, a new study suggests.

To ease dementia agitation, drugs may not be best option

14 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Symptoms of aggression and agitation in dementia patients may respond better to non-drug therapies such as massage, touch therapy and outdoor activities, a new study suggests.

Depression, anxiety may cause patients to leave cardiac rehab

11 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Anxiety and depression are common among participants in cardiac rehab programs, and that poor mental health may cause them to drop out, a new study finds.

Fewer C-sections when low-risk deliveries handled by midwives

11 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Low-risk pregnant women who deliver in a hospital and receive care from midwives have fewer interventions and fewer cesarean sections than similar women who receive care from obstetricians, a U.S. study finds.

More U.S. heart disease patients may be choosing to die at home

10 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Fewer U.S. patients with cardiovascular disease are dying in hospitals and more of them are dying at home, a new analysis suggests.

Second leading cause of death in children, firearms attract few U.S. research dollars

09 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Few federal dollars are available for research into ways to prevent firearm injuries even though they are the second-leading cause of death among U.S. children and teens and the leading cause of death among high schoolers, a new study finds.

One quarter of every U.S. healthcare dollar wasted

08 Oct 2019

About a quarter of the dollars spent on healthcare in the U.S. may be wasted, a new analysis suggests.

More U.S. heart disease patients may be choosing to die at home

07 Oct 2019

(Reuters Health) - Fewer U.S. patients with cardiovascular disease are dying in hospitals and more of them are dying at home, a new analysis suggests.

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