New England Journal of Medicine

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Large study confirms flu vaccine safe in pregnancy

NEW YORK (AP) — A large study offers reassuring news for pregnant women: It’s safe to get a flu shot. The research found no evidence that the vaccine increases the risk of losing a fetus, and may prevent some deaths.

01/16/2013

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Study could spur wider use of prenatal gene tests

(AP) – A new study sets the stage for wider use of gene testing in early pregnancy. Scanning the genes of a fetus reveals far more about potential health risks than current prenatal testing does.

12/05/2012

Study: ADHD medicines help curb criminal behavior

By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer Older teens and adults with attention deficit disorder are much less likely to commit a crime while on ADHD medication, a provocative study from Sweden found. It also […]

11/21/2012

Surgery seems best for heart disease in diabetics

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — New research shows that people with diabetes and several clogged heart arteries fare better with bypass surgery instead of having stents placed to prop open their blood vessels. Doctors compared […]

11/05/2012

Study: Simple scope exam cuts colon cancer deaths

(AP) – A big study finds that a simple, cheaper scope exam of just the lower part of the bowel can cut the risk of developing colon cancer or dying of the disease. Many doctors […]

05/21/2012

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