Prince George's Royal Life in Photos

Prince William and Duchess Kate welcomed a baby boy on July 22, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in London, England. Since then, the royal couple have released several pictures of the future king of England — who is third in line for the throne, behind his father and Prince Charles. In order to view the gallery, please allow Manage Cookies […]

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Survivors of childhood cancers at risk for shortened life span

(HealthDay)—Survivors of childhood cancer remain at risk for shorter life spans, especially when they receive radiotherapy, according to a study published online Jan. 2 in JAMA Oncology. Jennifer M. Yeh, Ph.D., from the Harvard Medical School in Boston, and colleagues conducted a microsimulation model of competing mortality risks using data from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study on five-year survivors of […]

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Early life environment may lead to high blood pressure in children

Where a mother lives and the temperature outside while she is pregnant, among other environmental factors, can impact whether her child is prehypertensive or hypertensive during childhood, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Exposure to negative lifestyle factors in pregnancy, such as obesity, physical inactivity, poor diet, and alcohol and tobacco […]

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Pumping iron could save your life

As far back as Ancient Greece, a sculptured physique has been heralded as the pinnacle of physical perfection. But now, researchers from Japan have found that increased muscle mass doesn’t just make you look good, it could literally save your life. In a study published in Scientific Reports, researchers from Osaka University have revealed that sarcopenia, or the loss of […]

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