Researchers at the University of Michigan found in a recent study that opioid prescription drugs taken before surgery may result in longer hospital stays and increased risk of inpatient follow-up care.
Opioid use before surgery may lead to problems after
A study from Johns Hopkins University suggested temporary drops in blood pressure in middle-aged adults may be linked to development of dementia in later years.
Rapid blood pressure drops in middle age linked to dementia
Avoidance of gluten has become increasingly popular in recent years thanks to many celebrities and healthy eating advocates warning of its supposed dangers.
Gluten-free diets linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes
Adults who were born prematurely at a very low birth weight may be more likely to experience mental health problems like depression and anxiety, a recent study suggested.
Adults who were preemies more likely to experience mental health risks
A cure for blindness by reversing damage to the retina could be on the horizon — thanks to the humble zebrafish, according to new research.
Fish eyes may hold key to regenerating human retinas
Researchers at Northwestern University have engineered a potent protein that has shown success at regrowing bone in mice.
Researchers create new material to regrow bone
Eating carrots may protect people from lung cancer as well as being good for the eyes, according to new research.
Eating carrots may prevent lung cancer
A protein has been found to have a previously unknown role in the ageing of cells, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The researchers hope that the findings could one day lead to new treatments for ageing and early cancer.
New protein discovered in aging, cancer
Ensuring that diets include the right amount of certain foods may help the US cut deaths from heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes by almost half, suggested a new study.
Poor diet tied to nearly half of US deaths
Women suffer more frequently and more severely from pollen and food allergies and therefore also from asthma. Firstly, female sex hormones increase the risk and symptoms of asthma and allergies and, secondly, hormone preparations such as the contraceptive pill play a role.
Women suffer from asthma symptoms more frequently than men

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