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Iron deficiency can mean women are less in tune with their babies

Iron deficiency can mean women are less in tune with their babies

Weight loss surgery is the most effective treatment available for obesity say experts

Weight loss surgery is the most effective treatment available for obesity say experts

More discrimination directed toward obese shoppers than toward average-weight shoppers

More discrimination directed toward obese shoppers than toward average-weight shoppers

GP's often confronted by Internet informed patients

GP's often confronted by Internet informed patients

Withdrawal smokers feel when trying to quit may not all be due to nicotine

Withdrawal smokers feel when trying to quit may not all be due to nicotine

Study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying

Study looks at infants and chronic nighttime crying

Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together

Chronic pain treatments more effective when taken together

Location on chromosome 2 that may contain one or more genes that contribute to dyslexia

Location on chromosome 2 that may contain one or more genes that contribute to dyslexia

Researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment

Researchers are changing the face of drug addiction treatment

Researchers find that human eyes learn best in an uncluttered setting

Researchers find that human eyes learn best in an uncluttered setting

An overconfident physician will not seek help or may ignore help that is offered

An overconfident physician will not seek help or may ignore help that is offered

American social, cultural, and political-economic contexts govern the structure, efficiency, and operational nature of U.S. health care

American social, cultural, and political-economic contexts govern the structure, efficiency, and operational nature of U.S. health care

Important that menopause not  viewed as a disease

Important that menopause not viewed as a disease

Babies weaned with rusks go on to love foods such as crisps and chips

Babies weaned with rusks go on to love foods such as crisps and chips

Images of brain activity may hold clues to the onset of schizophrenia

Images of brain activity may hold clues to the onset of schizophrenia

Baby talk helps learning

Baby talk helps learning

Women prefer men with deep voices

Women prefer men with deep voices

First study to report that successful treatment of depression in older adults helps independent living

First study to report that successful treatment of depression in older adults helps independent living

Autistic children shy from eye contact because they perceive even the most familiar face as an uncomfortable threat

Autistic children shy from eye contact because they perceive even the most familiar face as an uncomfortable threat

A man's index finger length relative to ring finger length can predict how physically aggressive that man might be

A man's index finger length relative to ring finger length can predict how physically aggressive that man might be