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LATEST NEWS:   Gay, bisexual men report more indoor tanning, skin cancer - (Reuters Health) - - Sexual orientation may be a factor in a person's risks of skin cancer and of using indoor tanning devices, suggests a new study.
LATEST NEWS:   Weight-loss surgery linked to increased suicide risk - (Reuters Health) - - Patients may be more likely to harm themselves or attempt suicide after weight-loss surgery, a Canadian study suggests.
LATEST NEWS:   Brain scans could predict patients at risk of major depression - LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists studying people with depression say brain scans could be used to predict who is most likely to relapse, an approach that could help doctors make better decisions about who should stay on antidepressants and who should stop.
LATEST NEWS:   Breastfed infants may get enough vitamin D in mothers’ milk - (Reuters Health) - - Infants may get enough vitamin D from breast milk if their mothers take high-dose vitamin D supplements, a U.S. study suggests, offering a potential alternative to the vitamin drops parents are currently advised to give nursing babies.
LATEST NEWS:   Goth teens more likely to self-harm and be depressed - (Reuters Health) – - Teens identifying with the “goth” culture may be more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, according to a UK study.
LATEST NEWS:   Electronic health records software often written without doctors’ input - (Reuters Health) - The reason why many doctors find electronic health records (EHR) difficult to use might be that the software wasn't properly tested, researchers suggests.
LATEST NEWS:   Type of weight loss surgery matters for diabetes remission - (Reuters Health) - Diabetics considering weight-loss surgery to help send their disease into remission should opt for the most popular procedure, a gastric bypass, researchers suggest.
LATEST NEWS:   Weight loss, exercise may boost fertility odds for women with PCOS - (Reuters Health) - Women who suffer from a leading cause of infertility may increase their odds of conception if they exercise and lose weight, a U.S. study suggests.
LATEST NEWS:   Lawsuit over DuPont Teflon-making chemical C8 goes to jury - COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - The first lawsuit against DuPont by a cancer patient who claims her disease was linked to a chemical used in the making of Teflon went to jurors at a U.S. federal court in Ohio on Tuesday after three weeks of testimony.
LATEST NEWS:   Express Scripts sees $750 million in spending on new cholesterol drugs - (Reuters) - Express Scripts Holding Co, the largest manager of prescription drug plans for U.S. employers and health plans, said it has reached deals to cover two costly new cholesterol drugs and expects to spend no more than $750 million on them next year.