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Photographer reveals the beauty of water births

The beauty of water births: Incredible picture gallery taken by a photographer inspired by the death of her first child Natalie Lennard, had a son who died immediately because of a rare condition She was inspired to create the a gallery representing women’s water births Ms Lennard says there needs to be ‘more positive and

Team’s study reveals hidden lives of medical biomarkers

What do medical biomarkers do on evenings and weekends, when they might be considered off the clock? The hidden lives of medical biomarkers are the focus of a recent study in Nature Communications by Jonathan Mosley, MD, Ph.D., assistant professor of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics, and colleagues from Vanderbilt University Medical Center and 11 other

Research reveals link between immunity, diabetes

When it comes to diet-induced obesity, your immune system is not always your friend. Adipose (fatty) tissue is infiltrated by white blood cells that have been linked to the development of inflammation, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. How this happens is complicated and under intense investigation by researchers around the world. Now, from a

Simple new blood test reveals your body’s precise internal clock to guide treatments, improve health

The first simple blood test to identify your body’s precise internal time clock as compared to the external time has been developed by Northwestern Medicine scientists. The test, TimeSignature—which requires only two blood draws—can tell physicians and researchers the time in your body despite the time in the external world. For instance, even if it’s

9 tell-tale signs you need more iron in your diet

Expert reveals 9 signs you need more iron in your diet Feeling breathless, a pale tongue and dry skin: Expert reveals the 9 tell-tale signs of iron deficiency that even DOCTORS miss Experts say it is common for people to be unaware that they are iron deficient Common symptoms include tiredness, pale skin and changes

Study Reveals Your Child’s Crayons May Contain a Toxic Chemical

When parents think of hidden dangers in their home, they rarely (if ever) consider… crayons?! But a consumer interest group — the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund — is warning parents to do just that. The group recently discovered that some green crayons packaged and sold under the name Playskool Crayons contained tremolite,

Study reveals benefits of yoga for pregnant women

New research in pregnant women suggests that practicing yoga activates the parasympathetic nervous system (which is responsible for bodily functions when at rest) during the third trimester, improves sleep at night, and decreases α-amylase levels, indicating reduced stress. The Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Research study included 38 women in a yoga group and 53

Whole genome sequencing reveals cluster of resistant bacterium in returning travelers

Thirteen patients with OXA-48-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae ST392 have been reported by Sweden and Norway between January and April 2018—all returning travellers with prior hospital admission in Gran Canaria, Spain. Whole genome sequencing showed tight clustering between the bacterial isolates from the cases. According to ECDC’s risk assessment published today, the risk for individual travellers to

Snezana Markoski Reveals How She Lost 10kg

Had she been asked to pose in a crop top and skin-tight leggings a year ago, The Bachelor’s Snezana Markoski would have flat out refused. Because it wasn’t only Sam Wood she fell in love with on the hit reality show: “I was eating Mars Bars day in, day out while I was in The Bachelor