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Diagnosing America’s Health Care Mess: Part 3

In Part 1, we learned that real per capita health spending saw a 25-fold increase the 8 decades starting in 1929 even as real per capita GDP grew only 5-fold during the same period. In Part 2, we learned that annual excess growth in inflation-adjusted health spending above and beyond …

More veggies a day may cut early menopause risk

A single daily serving of vegetable protein from foods such as whole grains, soy and tofu may protect women from early menopause and could prolong their reproductive function, researchers say. Early menopause — the cessation of ovarian function before age 45 — affects about 10 per cent of …

IVF babies have same cognitive skills as naturally-born babies: Study

Babies conceived from artificial methods such as In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) have the same cognitive skills as the babies conceived naturally, revealed a study on Tuesday, contradicting earlier theories that babies born from artificial methods have intellectual impairment. The new study conducted by city-based …