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Poor sleep may lead to ADHD symptoms in Children

Kids who display ADHD symptoms sleep less than other children and the sleep that they do get is often disturbed, shows new research.

Pregnancy can boost a sports career

A new study indicates that having a baby can be advantageous for a sportswoman. Triathlon competitor Kari Flottorp Lingsom asserts that she became even more fit after giving birth to her child.

Study reveals ideal weight for staying healthy

International researchers have collected data from a staggering 30 million people to find out what weight you should keep to stay healthy.

App will improve patient-doctor communication

A new patient controlled app, Momentum, will improve communications between patients and psychiatrists.

Scientists develop a sweet yoghurt with no added sugar

A new method in yoghurt production makes sweet yoghurt without the need for additional sugar or sweeteners, shows new research.

How are elderly hit by early weed use?

Researchers have kept track of 45,000 Swedish males for 40 years.

An artificial pancreas is in the works

People with type 1 diabetes rely on insulin injections or pumps to survive. Norwegian researchers are racing to create an artificial pancreas that would revolutionize the way this disease is treated.

Live normally despite a hole in heart

Children born with a hole in the wall between heart chambers are often viewed as sickly or feeble. But a new study shows that kids with this relatively common congenital heart defect are just as healthy as other children. A researcher claims we are doing them a disservice by pathologising them.

Scientists want to collect your DNA when you die

It will take 10 years to gather genetic information on half a million dead people. But is it ethical? And how will they do it?

Tick sequencing may eradicate Lyme disease

Scientists have mapped the tick genome. They now hope to eradicate the animal that infects humans with deadly Lyme disease.

Fat ‘tax’ makes people buy healthier food

A tax on fatty food can save lives and encourage people to make healthier food choices, shows new research.

Fruit fly urine helps scientists understand coeliac disease

Scientists do not know why some people develop coeliac disease. But fruit fly urine could hold some answers.