Study Links Contraceptive Pills To Breast Cancer

A new study suggests birth control pills could have more dangerous side effects than previously thought.

A research team at University of Michigan set out to analyze how much the oral contraception affects hormone levels in women, since certain hormones increase breast cancer risk.

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HIV Cases Fall Amongst Gay Men

Public Health England data has revealed that cases of HIV among gay and bisexual men have fallen for the first time since the epidemic began more than 30 years ago.

From October 2015 to September 2016, HIV diagnoses in five of London’s biggest clinics dropped by 32 per cent in comparison with the previous year.

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Using Paracetamol in Pregnancy May Harm Unborn Children’s Masculinity, Fertility

Pregnant mothers who take paracetamol even at recommended doses might be harming the masculinity of their unborn son.

And the common over the counter painkillers could reduce fertility in daughters too, a new study warned.

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Mount Vesuvius Victim Given 3D Face

The exploded skull of a man who died in the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius nearly 2,000 years ago has been pieced together giving scientists a unique opportunity to capture the ancient face using 3D imaging.

It is the first real-life reconstruction of the features of a victim of the volcanic disaster who lived in the ill-fated seaside town of Herculaneum.

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Connection Found Between Pre-Ecclampsia and Baby’s DNA

Pregnant women can be put at risk of the potentially fatal condition pre-eclampsia by their own baby’s DNA, a study has found.

Complications, which start in the second half of pregnancy, include high blood pressure, swollen feet, hands and face as well as stomach pain.

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Sleep Can Help With Weight Loss

Catching up on lost sleep over the weekend may help keep you slim, new research suggests.

Not getting enough shut eye at night can disrupt hormones and metabolism and is known to raise the risk of obesity.

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American Heart Association Warns Against Use Of Coconut Oil

A new report released by the American Heart Association advises against the use of coconut oil.

This is because coconut oil contains high levels of saturated fats – almost six times higher than olive oil.

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