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Bowel disease ups serious infections risk: Study
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Bowel disease ups serious infections risk: Study

Young patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are five times more likely than the general population to develop viral infections that can lead to hospitalisation or permanent organ damage, a new study suggested.

Socioeconomic status of dads linked to preterm births
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Socioeconomic status of dads linked to preterm births

Lifelong lower socioeconomic status of fathers, as defined by early life and adulthood neighbourhood income, is a newly identified risk factor for early preterm birth (at less than 34 weeks), said a new study.

Study says reducing air pollution can prevent early deaths
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Study says reducing air pollution can prevent early deaths

Reductions in air pollution yielded fast and dramatic impacts on health-outcomes, as well as decreases in all-cause morbidity, a new study suggests.

Domestic abuse victims twice at risk of long-term illnesses
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Domestic abuse victims twice at risk of long-term illnesses

Female survivors of domestic abuse are at double the risk of developing long-term illnesses that cause widespread bodily pain and extreme tiredness, a new study suggests.

Time-restricted eating benefits those at risk for diabetes
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Time-restricted eating benefits those at risk for diabetes

Researchers have found that people who are at high risk of developing diabetes improved their health when they consumed all of their meals over a span of just 10 hours, or less over a period of 12 weeks.

Brain differences detected in kids with depressed parents
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Brain differences detected in kids with depressed parents

Researchers have found structural differences in the brains of children at high risk for depression due to parental depressive history.

'Get cholesterol checked from 20s to calculate heart risk'
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'Get cholesterol checked from 20s to calculate heart risk'

A study has said that people should get their cholesterol levels checked from their mid-20s as the readings can be used to calculate lifetime risks of heart disease and stroke.

Vaping leaves e-cigarette user with rare lung scarring: Study
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Vaping leaves e-cigarette user with rare lung scarring: Study

An e-cigarette user has been diagnosed with a rare form of lung scarring typically found in metal workers, says a new study.

One-third of lung cancer patients have depression: Study
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One-third of lung cancer patients have depression: Study

About one-third of patients newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer have moderate to severe symptoms of depression, a new study suggests.

Kids born of diabetic mothers at heart risk: Study
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Kids born of diabetic mothers at heart risk: Study

Children of mothers with diabetes have increased rates of early onset cardiovascular disease or CVD (conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels) from childhood up to the age of 40, the researchers have warned.

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