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Study finds when men choose to have children late, there is increased risk of schizophrenia Advanced paternal age increases the risk in offspring of early-onset schizophrenia, a severe form of the disorder, according to a study in Biological Psychiatry. The association between paternal age...
Drug controller following warnings by Canada and US authorities makes warnings mandatory on some diabetes drugs Diabetes drugs such as canagliflozin, dapagliflozin will have to carry a mandatory warning about the risk of genital infection. In a circular issued on March...
New guidelines from Endocrine Society say post menopausal women should be treated for osteoporosis The benefits of treating osteoporosis in postmenopausal women outweigh the perceived risks, according to a Clinical Practice Guideline issued today by the Endocrine Society. The Society introduced...
Study shows effects of TB drugs on gut bacteria could be the reason why they make patients susceptible to reinfection Current treatments for tuberculosis (TB) are very effective in controlling TB infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). They don't, however,...
Study finds phentermine is safe for use over a term longer than the currently recommended three months An inexpensive weight-loss drug approved 60 years ago for only short-term use may be safe and effective for longer-term treatment too. According to a...
Study shows Alzheimer's patients on epilepsy drugs have twice the risk of pneumonia People with Alzheimer's disease using epilepsy drugs have twice the risk of pneumonia compared to non-users. This has been revealed by a new study from the University...
New UNICEF report highlights the challenges children in conflict areas face because of lack of clean water Children under the age of 15 living in countries affected by protracted conflict are, on average, almost three times more likely to die...
Scientists identified new risk genes for osteoporosis using latest data analytical tools Scientists have identified new risk genes for osteoporosis, the chronic bone-weakening condition that affects millions of people. Knowing the causative genes may later open the door to more...
Study shows babies exposed to pesticides in first year of life have increased risk of autism Exposure to common agricultural pesticides before birth and in the first year of life is associated with increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). A...
Study finds astronauts may develop Herpes infection during the space stint Astronauts are vulnerable to latent herpes infection when they are in space, a new study has found. Following the study NASA has issued a warning about Herpes in astronauts. "Latent...

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