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Lisa Rapaport

Weight-loss surgery between pregnancies tied to better outcomes

06 Dec 2019

(Reuters Health) - Obese women who have weight-loss surgery between pregnancies may be less likely to experience complications like high blood pressure and preterm births in their second pregnancy, a recent study suggests.

Many doctors in training may skip routine health care

05 Dec 2019

(Reuters Health) - Trainee doctors often miss out on routine medical care and preventive health services even when they take daily prescriptions, a small study suggests.

Hairdressers' skin damaged by hair dyes

05 Dec 2019

(Reuters Health) - Hairdressers may have skin damage from a hair dye ingredient even when they don't have dermatitis, or rashes, from this exposure, a small lab experiment suggests.

Kids who snack may have better-quality diets

04 Dec 2019

(Reuters Health) - Children who eat between meals may be getting fruits and other elements of a healthy diet that they would not otherwise eat, a small study of kids' diet quality suggests.

More U.S. women know how breast density impacts cancer risk

03 Dec 2019

(Reuters Health) - A growing number of U.S. women understand that breast density can impact cancer risk, but a new study suggests this isn't prompting more patients to discuss the issue with their doctors.

Supplements touting brain benefits may contain unauthorized ingredient

27 Nov 2019

(Reuters Health) - Many supplements marketed for brain health may contain piracetam, an ingredient not proven effective for preventing or easing dementia or cognitive impairment and not approved for sale in the U.S., researchers say.

Cancer patients, survivors face increased risk of heart disease deaths

27 Nov 2019

(Reuters Health) - Many cancer patients and survivors die from heart disease rather than from their tumors, especially if they have certain malignancies like breast and prostate cancer, a U.S. study suggests.

Rural young women more likely to have babies after unplanned pregnancies

21 Nov 2019

(Reuters Health) - More teenage girls and young women in rural communities become pregnant for the first time on purpose and carry first pregnancies to term, compared to their urban counterparts, a U.S. study suggests.

Diets with more fiber, yogurt tied to lower risk of lung cancer

21 Nov 2019

(Reuters Health) – Even among smokers, people who eat more fiber and yogurt may be less likely to develop lung cancer than those who don't consume much of these foods, a research review suggests.

Immigration raids tied to worse mental health among Hispanic Americans

21 Nov 2019

(Reuters Health) - Hispanic Americans may experience worsening mental health when immigration arrests spike, a U.S. study suggests.

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