Cardiology

Statins are safe for children with abnormal cholesterol levels

The charity says the findings will 'reassure' parents of children with familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) – an inherited condition that significantly increases the risk of a heart attack in their 40s, 30s or even 20s.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Avoid meat, eggs and lust, pregnant Indians told

Pregnant women in India are being advised to stay away from meat, eggs and lust—drawing derision from health experts who slammed the tips Tuesday as completely unscientific.

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer after-care 'shake-up' could reduce NHS costs

Cancer survivors say they may be happy to receive after-care from medical professionals that are not cancer specialists provided they receive follow up care for longer and are compensated by some additional services, such ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Low FODMAP diet cuts irritable bowel syndrome symptoms

(HealthDay)—A diet with reduced content of fermentable short-chain carbohydrates (fermentable oligo-, di-, monosaccharides, and polyols [FODMAPs]) reduces symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), with reductions similar ...

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