Acetaminophen during pregnancy may be linked to attention and sleep problems in young children: New study

Taking the pain medication acetaminophen, also known under the brand name of Tylenol, during pregnancy may be associated with child behavioral issues at three years old. That’s according to a … Read More

Top surgery drastically improves quality of life for young transgender people, study finds

The quality of life of young transmasculine people dramatically improves after receiving top surgery — a mastectomy procedure that removes breast tissue — according to a study by Northwestern Medicine. The study, … Read More

High cholesterol: Whey protein can cause ‘significant decrease’ in levels – study

“In a meta-analysis by Wirunsawanya et al., which included trials on overweight and obese patients, whey protein administration improved some cardiovascular disease risk factors such as systolic and diastolic blood … Read More

Breath training may help reduce blood pressure by serving as a ‘dumbbell for the diaphragm’: New study

Strength training isn’t just for biceps. It may also provide support for the muscles that help us breathe to reduce blood pressure. A daily dose for six weeks of high-resistance … Read More

“More people than ever” are surviving cancer in the U.S., study shows, as research and treatment see “unprecedented progress”

Cancer has long been one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. But according to new research, the last decade has seen “unprecedented progress” – and now, more … Read More

Chronic lack of sleep may negatively affect our immune cells, raising certain health risks: New study

Losing an hour-and-a-half of sleep each night on a consistent basis may lead to inflammatory disorders and cardiovascular disease, according to a new study from the Icahn School of Medicine … Read More

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