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Newly detected beetle class travels on a behind of army ants

Views of the body structure of Nymphister kronaueri C. von Beeren and A. Tishechkin 2017, BMC Zoology

Eye-Opening Research on Astronauts’ Vision Problems

FRIDAY, Feb. 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Vision deterioration is a major problem for astronauts who spend extended periods of time in space. Now researchers have identified the likely cause of the problem and a possible way to prevent it. According to researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, the probable cause is the...

Make a Diagnosis: Problematic Skin Patch

Presentation Case Findings: A 52-year-old man with type II diabetes was at a check up with his primary physician when he asked about a hyperpigmented patch of skin on the back of his neck. He had noticed it getting...

Public response to health superintendence on workplace sedentary behaviour

Pixabay Evidence of the health risks of prolonged sitting is mounting; sitting has been linked with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and certain cancers. Office workers are at particular risk. In the UK, around half of the workforce is office-based, and spends much of the working day seated at a desk. We previously showed that, on average,...

EBMcalc Statistics App Helps Docs Use Evidence-Based Medicine

One of my passions is practicing and teaching evidence-based medicine (EBM). Many of the reviews I select to write on iMedicalApps include an EBM perspective. Our lists for the top family medicine and internal medicine medical apps are filled with EBM apps. But where should providers go for EBM stats? For busy primary care providers,...

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth: Review of 2016

© Zffoto / Fotolia Internet use by pregnant women seeking pregnancy-related information Internet usage has taken the world by storm in part due to wireless networks, mobile devices, and ease of use. It can affect various aspects of an individual’s personal and professional life. The internet can be a means of accessing valuable resources and it...

Medical News Today: Preterm smoothness puts women during risk of cardiovascular disease

Preterm births are quite common, and previous research has linked preterm delivery with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease in the mother. A new study investigates further. New research finds a link between preterm delivery and maternal risk of cardiovascular disease. Preterm births occur when a baby is born earlier than 37 weeks into...

Sleepovers with Dad Can Be a Win-Win After Divorce

FRIDAY, Feb. 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Infants and toddlers of divorced parents who live with their mother benefit from overnight visits with their father, a new study finds. “Not only did overnight parenting time with fathers during infancy and toddlerhood cause no harm to the mother-child relationship, it actually appeared to benefit children’s relationships...

The warning signs are there, though is anybody saying them?

Warning labels on products like alcohol that can be harmful when over consumed seem on the surface an obvious method of reducing consumers’ intake and promoting responsible consumption. However little is known about how much attention is...

Medical News Today: Symptoms and Signs of MS in Women

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune neurological condition that affects the central nervous system and which is potentially disabling. The immune system attacks the myelin coating that protects nerve fibers. This disturbs communication between the brain and the rest of the body, and this eventually damages the nerves. Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects women...

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Nintendo Switch Getting Retail Version Of Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ At...

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ will be released on the Nintendo Switch as a retail launch title this March. The game’s creator and founder of...