New England Journal of Medicine

Study suggests a child's risk for obesity starts much earlier than previously believed. (Getty Images)

Study: Child Obesity Risk Starts Before School Age

Researchers find that “weight fate” is set by age 5.


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Study: New Rotavirus Vaccines Seem Safer Than Ones Pulled From Market 15 Years Ago

Researchers say that newer vaccines against rotavirus, a severe diarrheal disease in children, appear safer than an earlier one that was pulled from the market 15 years ago.


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New Method Boosts Blood-Clotting For Hemophiliacs

Atlanta (AP) — In what’s being called a landmark study, researchers used gene therapy to successfully treat six patients with severe hemophilia, a blood-clotting disorder. The study was preliminary and involved only six patients, and […]