Health

Skipping breakfast linked to lower GCSE grades

Students who rarely ate breakfast on school days achieved lower GCSE grades than those who ate breakfast frequently, according to a new study in Yorkshire.

Diabetes

Too few medicare beneficiaries with diabetes getting eye exams

(HealthDay)—Nationwide, about half of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries with diabetes had eye exams in 2017, according to research published in the Nov. 15 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Ultrasonography helps differentiate arthritis types

(HealthDay)—Ultrasound is effective for differentiating between the major types of arthritis when combined with a physical exam and patient history, according to a review recently published in The Open Medical Imaging Journal.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Congo student with Ebola still finds a way to take exams

Claude Mabowa Sasi had lost his mother, a brother and a sister to Ebola . Instead of fearing death when he, too, was diagnosed with the disease, the young man had a different worry: How would he complete his college entrance ...

Health

How to head off a pain in the neck

(HealthDay)—Neck pain can sneak up on you over time. While it can be caused by an accident or injury, your everyday posture and body mechanics can also be to blame, from the way you carry a shoulder bag, cradle your phone ...

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