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Could exercise in pregnancy boost baby’s health, too?

(HealthDay)—Women who keep moving during pregnancy may have infants with more advanced motor skills, a small study suggests. Researchers discovered the difference among 1-month-olds: Those whose moms got regular aerobic exercise during pregnancy tended to have stronger movement skills, versus babies whose mothers did not. The movement tests included things like head turning, said researcher […]

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Bedroom light at night might boost women’s weight

Women, beware: Sleeping with a light on or the TV going in your bedroom could make you put on weight. That’s the finding of new research published in JAMA Internal Medicine. While the study doesn’t prove that sleeping with a light on causes weight gain, it suggests the two may be linked, the researchers said. […]

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New breast cancer drug found to boost survival rates by 30%

A new form of drug drastically improves survival rates of younger women with the most common type of breast cancer, researchers said on Saturday, citing the results of an international clinical trial. The findings, presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago, showed that the addition of cell-cycle inhibitor […]

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Supermarket multi-buy offers boost junk food purchases

Cancer risk of discount deals: Supermarket multi-buy offers boost junk food purchases and cut sales of fruit and veg, warn experts Third of food and drink is bought under promotions, Cancer Reseach UK say A study of shopping habits of more than 16,000 was conducted by the charity Shoppers who opt for lots of special […]