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Occasional drink does not have any health benefits, says new study

Occasional drink does not have any health benefits, says new research

Health benefits associated with moderate drinking may not be as strong as previous studies suggest, That’s according to new research analysis published in The Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. “I wish it were true,” Tim Stockwell, director UVic’s Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia and the study’s lead author, said with a laugh. “I like a drink ... Read More »

New research shows testicular cancer ‘cured’ if disease-free for 2 years

New research shows testicular cancer ‘cured’ if disease-free for two years

New study has found testicular cancer survivors need only be monitored with CT scans for two years following treatment instead of five. Scientists looked at the cases of about 1,000 testicular cancer patients who had been treated for metastatic disease, or cancer that had spread. Scientists at the University of Calgary collected data from about 1,000 metastatic testicular cancer patients ... Read More »

Paracetamol Not Effective in Relieving Osteoarthritis Pain, new study says

Paracetamol Not Effective in Relieving Osteoarthritis Pain, new study says

Paracetamol, a common over-the-counter pain-reliever, does not work in the treatment of osteoarthritis, a joint disorder afflicting tens of millions of elderly people, according to a study released Friday. Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disease worldwide. In Switzerland, 20 percent of the population over the age of 60 is affected. The disease leads to pain, function restrictions of the ... Read More »

Stem Cell Therapy Reverses Age-Related Osteoporosis, says new Research

Stem Cell Therapy Reverses Age-Related Osteoporosis, says new Research

A single injection of stem cells could one day restore normal bone structure in patients with osteoporosis, say researchers from the University of Toronto and The Ottawa Hospital who achieved this reversal in mice. Osteoporosis affects over 200 million people worldwide and, unlike post-menopausal (type-I) osteoporosis, both women and men are equally susceptible to developing the age-related form of this ... Read More »

Michigan death linked to Elizabethkingia outbreak “CDC”

Michigan death linked to Elizabethkingia outbreak, CDC

Elizabethkingia Outbreak Spreads to Michigan; CDC Continues to Work with WI Department of Health. A Michigan resident who died recently was infected with the same bacteria at the center of an outbreak in Wisconsin, state health officials confirmed Thursday The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told the Michigan Department of Health and Human Service of the match March 11 ... Read More »

Sounds of Eating May Help You Consume Less, Says New Research

Sounds of Eating May Help You Consume Less, Says New Research

The sounds you make while chewing have a significant effect on the amount of food you eat, a new study has found. The results suggest that people are likely to consume less if they can hear themselves eating. Researchers from Brigham Young and Colorado State Universities had college students eat cookies with three different cues in mind: eat as loudly ... Read More »