It's a not uncommon occurrence: Patients discharge themselves from the hospital against their doctor's best advice.
Age, cost of treatment among  top reasons patients leave hospital early
Heartburn, also known as acid reflux or indigestion can cause an unpleasant taste in the mouth, a sore throat, chronic cough and pain in the chest.
Heartburn symptoms could be causing constant acid reflux
Catching up on lost sleep over weekends may help people keep their weight down, according to a study in South Korea.
Sleeping-in on weekends linked to lower body weight
Type 2 diabetes could be more likely in people who swap to a vegetarian or vegan diet, a study found.
Ditching two unexpected foods from diet could increase diabetes risk
Scientists have developed a blood test that could pick out which men with advanced prostate cancer would benefit from a new drug treatment.
Prostate cancer blood test helps target treatment
Eating chips more than twice a week can double risk of dying, a new study has found.
Eating chips twice a week doubles chance of death
Properly treating a common sleep-related breathing disorder may have benefits for the heart and for blood sugar, a new study suggested.
Untreated sleep apnea may worsen markers of heart health, diabetes
Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation and yoga don't simply relax us; they can 'reverse' the molecular reactions in our DNA which cause ill-health and depression, according to a study by the universities of Coventry and Radboud.
Meditation, yoga can 'reverse' DNA reactions
Some fitness gurus recommend working out first thing in the morning because that’s when you’re least likely to have scheduling conflicts and therefore more likely to exercise regularly.
What is the best time of day to exercise?
New research by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, or TPH, shows that radon gas in the home increases the risk of developing skin cancer.
Radon increases risk of malignant skin cancer

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