Cities To Visit In Romania

With many different sides to it, Romania is just as much rolling forest-clad hills and picturesque mountains as it is beautiful medieval towns, ancient monasteries, and breathtaking castles. Its cities are just as diverse in character and appearance. Consequently, it is an incredible country to visit, and many of Romania’s cities look as if they have just […]

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Do genes doom some kids to obesity? Probably not, study finds

While childhood obesity is a significant challenge, German researchers have uncovered some hopeful news while investigating the impact of genes. Though some “obesity genes” do play a minor role in the success of weight loss interventions, environmental, social and behavioral factors make the biggest difference, according to a new study from the Technical University of […]

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Despite same treatment, obese women face more risks for postpartum hemorrhage complications

Postpartum hemorrhage, or excessive bleeding after delivery, is still one of the leading causes of severe maternal injury and death in the United States. And the rise in obesity among pregnant women has been linked to increased rates of this potentially serious, largely preventable obstetric complication. As part of an academic medical center initiative to […]

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Doctors should change the way that they ask patients about self-harm and suicide

Doctors can better help patients with mental health concerns by adopting a different questioning style around self-harm and suicide, experts have said. New research warns patients may find it difficult to disclose thoughts of self-harm because of the way in which GPs ask about them. Academics who examined consultations found that GPs were prone to […]

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Research uses a video game to identify attention deficit symptoms

Adapting a traditional endless runner video game and using a raccoon as the protagonist, researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and the Complutense University of Madrid, among other institutions, have developed a platform that allows the identification and evaluation of the degree of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents. […]

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