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Nonprescription use of Ritalin linked to adverse side effects, study finds

New research from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions that explored the potential side effects of the stimulant drug Ritalin on those without ADHD showed changes in brain chemistry associated with risk-taking behavior, sleep disruption and other undesirable ...

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Widespread vitamin D deficiency likely due to sunscreen use, increase of chronic diseases, review finds

Results from a clinical review published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association find nearly 1 billion people worldwide may have deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D due to chronic disease and inadequate sun exposure related to sunscreen ...

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Primary school children get less active with age, study finds

There is an age-related decline in children’s physical activity levels as they progress through primary school, according to a British Heart Foundation-funded study. Researchers at the University of Bristol found that children spent less time doing physical activity and spent ...

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Stressing About Money During Pregnancy Is Linked to Low Birth Weight, Study Finds

You’ve probably heard at some point that pregnancy is supposed to be a relaxing time—you’ll spend your days kicking back, enjoying good food, buying cute baby clothes, and being pampered while you grow a tiny human being. But the reality ...

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Children notice what adults miss, study finds: While adults focus their attention, children see everything

Although adults can beat children at most cognitive tasks, new research shows that children’s limitations can sometimes be their strength. In two studies, researchers found that adults were very good at remembering information they were told to focus on, ...

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Cooking at home tonight? It's likely cheaper and healthier, study finds

Researchers from the University of Washington School of Public Health have been peeking into kitchens — via interviews — for years now. They’ve just published results showing people who cook at home more often are likely to eat a healthier ...

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Allergies? Probiotic combination may curb your symptoms, new study finds

As we head into allergy season, you may feel less likely to grab a hanky and sneeze. That’s because new University of Florida research shows a probiotic combination might help reduce hay fever symptoms, if it’s taken during allergy season. ...

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Cats do not harm children's mental health, study finds

New research brings some good news for cat lovers. Contrary to previous claims, researchers have found no link between cat ownership in childhood and increased risk of mental illness. Researchers say there is no link between cat ownership in childhood ...

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New treatment regimen extends life for some men with recurrent prostate cancer, study finds

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Adding hormonal therapy to radiation treatment can significantly improve the average long-term survival of men with prostate cancer who have had their prostate gland removed, according to a new study. The regimen also can reduce ...

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Study finds children exposed to complications at birth at risk of autism

Children who were exposed to complications shortly before or during birth, including birth asphyxia and preeclampsia, were more likely to develop autism spectrum disorder, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the American Journal of Perinatology. For this retrospective ...

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