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Using pigs as models for testing may reduce the failure rate of drugs used to treat diseases linked to a high-calorie diet, such as colon cancer and type 2 diabetes, new research suggests. In a study, researchers found that pigs,...
  Young adults who vape are more than four times as likely to start smoking cigarettes within 18 months as their peers who don’t vape, researchers report. The findings demonstrate that e-cigarettes are serving as a gateway to traditional smoking, contrary...
December 29, 2016 - Looking at before-and-after photos, plastic surgeons and nurses can't tell whether breast augmentation surgery was done using conventional round implants or newer anatomically shaped implants, reports a study in the January issue of Plastic and...
  Drinking formula made with cow’s milk does not increase children’s risk of developing type 1 diabetes, according to the results of a 15-year global study of children genetically predisposed to developing the disease. The findings provide a long-awaited answer to...
A survey has found that physicians believe patients often get more tests and treatment than they need, driven mostly, the doctors say, by fear of malpractice claims. “Interestingly, but not surprisingly, physicians implicated their colleagues (more so than themselves) in...
Whether or not people think a food is “natural” primarily determines whether it succeeds in the market, but the word “natural” can mean a lot of different things. “The importance of naturalness for foodstuffs is of great practical relevance, yet...
Athens, Ga. - Substance abuse treatments that target main issues such as serious drug and alcohol addiction are not frequently being used to also wean adolescents from tobacco, a University of Georgia study finds. Tobacco addiction in adolescents is oftentimes...
The way we start the day can condition the rest of the day. You will need to get up a few minutes early but if that seems too difficult to put into practice, look at it this way: go...
Much has been made of the FDA’s torturous drug approval process. It can take years, even decades, and hundreds of millions of dollars to shepherd a promising new compound through the FDA’s ringer. If successful, the compound’s owner earns the...
A five percent drop in the number of children ages 2 to 11 inoculated against the measles, mumps, and rubella would triple the number of annual measles cases in this age group, a new study warns. The MMR vaccine...