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Researchers demonstrate health risks posed by third hand tobacco smoke

Researchers demonstrate health risks posed by ‘third hand’ tobacco smoke

Research led by the University of York has highlighted the potential cancer risk in non-smokers - particularly young children - of tobacco smoke gases and particles…


NSAIDs benefit overweight breast cancer patients, study finds NSAIDs benefit overweight breast cancer patients,…

Researchers have determined that postmenopausal overweight or obese breast cancer patients receiving hormone therapy as part of their treatment…

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Shift work linked to heightened risk…

Shift work is linked to a heightened risk of developing type 2 diabetes, with the risk seemingly greatest among men and those working rotating shift patterns, indicates an analysis of the available evidence published online in Occupational & Environmental Medicine.

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Bothered by hot flashes? Acupuncture might…

In the 2,500+ years that have passed since acupuncture was first used by the ancient Chinese, it has been used to treat a number of physical, mental and emotional conditions including nausea and vomiting, stroke rehabilitation, headaches, menstrual cramps, asthma,… Bothered by hot flashes? Acupuncture might be the answer

Gene variant identified as a heart…

When it comes to heart disease, Dr. Ross Feldman says women are often in the dark. Historically, it was thought that heart disease was a men’s-only disease, however, data has shown that post-menopausal women are just as likely as men… Gene variant identified as a heart disease risk factor for women

Toward an oral therapy for treating…

Currently, no cure exists for Alzheimer’s disease, the devastating neurological disease affecting more than 5 million Americans. But scientists are now reporting new progress on a set of compounds, initially developed for cancer treatment, that shows promise as a potential… Toward an oral therapy for treating Alzheimer’s disease: Using a cancer drug




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Could strenuous exercise at night mean…

Young adults who exercised vigorously before bed ended up getting better sleep than their peers who reported less strenuous evening activity, a new study found.

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Students who send explicit texts more…

Parents who catch their middle school-aged children sexting may be justified in suspecting something more, a new study suggests.

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Study examines rate of HIV diagnosis…

The annual HIV diagnosis rate in the U.S. decreased more than 30 percent from 2002-2011, with declines observed in several key populations, although increases were found among certain age groups of men who have sex with men, especially young men,… Study examines rate of HIV diagnosis in US




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ATS releases guidelines on the management…

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Gene therapy method targets tumor blood…

Working in mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report developing a gene delivery method long sought in the field of gene therapy: a deactivated virus carrying a gene of interest that can be injected into… Gene therapy method targets tumor blood vessels

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