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London (England)

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  • Study finds mother's fat harms embryo development

    Study finds mother's fat harms embryo development
    LONDON (Reuters) - Exposing eggs to high levels of saturated fatty acids of the type commonly found in the ovaries of obese women and those with diabetes can harm the development of the embryo, according to research published on Wednesday. The findings...
  • Michael Phelps ends Olympic career with finish that's golden

    Michael Phelps ends Olympic career with finish that's golden
    Someday, people will tell their grandchildren about this. How, under the swooping roof of the Aquatics Centre, on the final day of his final Olympics, they saw Michael Phelps race for the final time. They’ll remember how they saw him, one more time,...
  • 2012 NFL free agency primer: the linebackers

    2012 NFL free agency primer: the linebackers
    Unless you count Mario Williams, a defensive end who can also play outside linebacker in a 3-4 defense, there won’t be any marquee linebackers available in free agency this offseason. But there are a handful of solid starters -- including a pair...
  • Phelps wins his first medal of London Games in 400-meter freestyle relay

    Phelps wins his first medal of London Games in 400-meter freestyle relay
    LONDON — In a turnaround that left Michael Phelps and his teammates in stunned silence Sunday night, the 400-meter freestyle relay gold medal that the U.S. had in its grasp slipped away in a late surge by the final French swimmer. Ryan Lochte,...
  • Defensive actions

    Defensive actions
    Walking into the Forteza Fitness club in Chicago's Ravenswood neighborhood is like strolling into a cultural time machine. On some days, the time machine takes us back to Victorian England, circa 1895, as instructors teach bartitsu, a mixed martial art...
  • UK switches to Merck's Gardasil for HPV vaccination

    UK switches to Merck's Gardasil for HPV vaccination
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is to stop using GlaxoSmithKline's cervical cancer vaccine Cervarix from next September and will instead offer girls Merck & Co's rival product Gardasil. The move underscores Gardasil's lead in a $1 billion-plus worldwide...
  • Digital records show no effect on diabetes care

    Digital records show no effect on diabetes care
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Electronic health records have been held up as a way to improve medical care, but a new study suggests they are not necessarily making a difference in diabetes treatment. The study, of 42 physician practices in two U.S....
  • Commercial diet schemes better than doctors' help

    Commercial diet schemes better than doctors' help
    LONDON (Reuters) - Commercial weight-loss programs such as Weight Watchers and Slimming World are more effective and cheaper than family doctor-based services led by specially trained staff, according to the findings of a study published on Friday....
  • UK watchdog changes mind to back bone cancer drug

    UK watchdog changes mind to back bone cancer drug
    LONDON(Reuters) - Britain's health costs watchdog NICE has decided to back Japanese drugmaker Takeda's bone cancer drug Mepact after re-assessing the impact of a discount on the medicine for patients in the state-funded National Health Service (NHS). The...
  • Those whimsical nail polish names

    Those whimsical nail polish names
    What's in a name? When it comes to nail polish, a catchy name can seal the deal for a woman searching for "her" color. Flip the bottle to read the label and a quirky or funny name instantly sets a shade apart in a sea of reds, pinks and nudes —...
  • 10 European attractions off the beaten path

    Headed for Europe? See the great capitals and famous museums, of course. But then take the unbeaten path. Avebury, England: Never mind Stonehenge. Avebury, about 20 miles north, is one of the best — and eeriest — Neolithic monuments in...