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Progress in the Pacific on sugary drink taxes

Pacific nations are leading the way regionally with taxes on sugary drinks in a bid to battle obesity and related diseases, new University of Otago-led research reveals. The research, undertaken

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Iron deficiency anaemia in early pregnancy increases risk of heart defects, suggests new research

In animal models, iron deficient mothers had a greatly increased risk of having offspring with congenital heart disease (CHD). A team of University of Oxford researchers, funded by the British

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Understanding the hidden causes of delays in discharging frail older people from hospital

Delays in discharging older people living with frailty from hospital are caused by a complex range of factors, but a key factor is how medical and social information about patients

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Men with sensory loss are more likely to be obese

Men who suffer sensory loss, particularly hearing loss, are more likely to be physically inactive and obese than women, according to a new study published in the European Journal of

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Study: Exercise probably best treatment for depression in coronary heart disease

A study by RCSI indicates that exercise is probably the most effective short-term treatment for depression in people with coronary heart disease, when compared to antidepressants and psychotherapy or more

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Youth vaping rates decline, but 1 in 5 U.S. teens still uses E-cigs

Although the number of teens who use e-cigarettes has dropped significantly, new research suggests that vaping rates are still too high. “This study underscores that flavored e-cigarettes, especially JUUL, have

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First glimpse of brains retrieving mistaken memories observed

Scientists have observed for the first time what it looks like in the key memory region of the brain when a mistake is made during a memory trial. The findings

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