March 22nd, 2013A new study from Harvard Medical School has linked the overabundant salt intake to 2.3 million deaths worldwide in 2010 – from heart attacks, strokes and other heart-related problems, HealthDay News reported.
March 20th, 2013USA Today reported that researchers have linked 180,000 obesity-related deaths worldwide to sugary drinks, including about 25,000 adult Americans.
March 19th, 2013Researchers in Manchester have found a link between several lifestyle factors and pre-existing conditions, including smoking cigarettes and diabetes, and an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.
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April 3rd, 2013"We were able to deliver the drug, called an LXR agonist, in eye drops," says first author Abdoulaye Sene, PhD, a post-doctoral fellow in the Apte lab. "And we found that we could reverse the macular degeneration in the eye of an old mouse. That's exciting because if we could use eye drops to deliver drugs that fight macular degeneration, we could focus therapy only on the eyes, and we likely could limit the side effects of drugs taken orally."
April 2nd, 2013The project is "a bold new research effort to revolutionize our understanding of the human mind and advance the president's vision for creating jobs and building a thriving middle class by investing in research and development," said a White House statement.
April 1st, 2013“Those are astronomical numbers. I’m floored,” said Dr. William Graf, a pediatric neurologist in New Haven and a professor at the Yale School of Medicine. He added, “Mild symptoms are being diagnosed so readily, which goes well beyond the disorder and beyond the zone of ambiguity to pure enhancement of children who are otherwise healthy.”
March 29th, 2013"Plants are all-natural sources of all things good for us, right? It turns out some of our favorite plant-based flavorings may do more harm than good."
March 28th, 2013"A massive gene-hunting effort involving hundreds of scientists has identified 74 newly discovered regions of DNA that are associated with breast, ovarian and prostate cancers — diseases that strike about half a million Americans every year."