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Pain, physical function improve after weight-loss surgery

The assessments were conducted prior to surgery and annually thereafter.

Study shows higher cancer risk among twins, siblings

In fraternal twins it amounted to a 37 per cent risk of developing cancer if a co-twin was diagnosed.

Just one energy drink can up your BP

Energy drink consumption has been associated with serious cardiovascular events, possibly related to caffeine and other stimulants.  

Bicycle injuries more dangerous for elderly riders

The incidence of bicycle accidents has increased significantly in the US in recent years, with many serious injuries occurring among riders older than 45.

Study links diabetes in pregnancy to higher autism risk

When pregnant women develop gestational diabetes early in pregnancy, their children may face a higher risk of developing autism, researchers said Tuesday.

Meds can help people with alcohol use disorders cut drinking

Researchers have said that several medications can help people with alcohol use disorders maintain abstinence or reduce drinking.

Meds can help people with alcohol use disorders cut drinking

Researchers have said that several medications can help people with alcohol use disorders maintain abstinence or reduce drinking.

Diet change boosts survival in men with prostate cancer

Men who ate more healthy fats from vegetables, nuts and olive oil after a diagnosis of prostate cancer saw better survival rates than peers whose diets were unchanged, a US study said Monday.