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Researchers identify new genetic risk factor for premature birth

A missing protein thought to help balance the body's immune response against group B Streptococcus may be responsible for some premature births, a new study claims.
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TV, computer screen time in children linked to high blood pressure

Data presented at the World Congress of Cardiology shows that children who spend more than 2 hours a day in front of a screen have a 2.5-fold increase in high blood pressure risk.
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Sharp decline in maternal and child deaths globally, new data show

Since the start of an international effort to address maternal and child mortality, millions of lives have been saved globally, a new study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)...
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UK has one of the highest death rates for children in western Europe

The UK has one of the highest rates of death for children under five in western Europe [1], according to new research published in The Lancet.
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Diversion of ADHD stimulant medications among teens is considered a problem by nearly 50 percent of M.D.s

Two recent studies by investigators at the Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York examined physicians' perceptions and knowledge of diversion of stimulant medications for Attention Deficit...
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