- Many Docs at Stem Cell Clinics Lack Specific Training June 25, 2019
About half the companies studied offer unproven stem cell treatments for conditions where they do not have a physician with the needed training to treat those conditions, the lead researcher said.
- Young Female Smokers at Especially High Heart Risk June 25, 2019
Women ages 18-49 who smoked had a more than 13 times higher chance of having a major heart attack than did those who didn't smoke. Men in this age group who smoked had an 8.6 times higher risk than nonsmokers.
- Could Antibacterial Triclosan Weaken Women's Bones? June 25, 2019
Triclosan is found in a variety of products including soaps, toothpaste and mouthwash. The FDA banned it from hand sanitizers, but it's still widely used in other products.
- Could Coffee Be A Help in Weight Loss? June 25, 2019
It’s the first research in humans to show that something like a cup of coffee can have a direct effect on the calorie-burning fuctions of brown fat, said the study leader.
- Trump Seeks Health Care Cost Details For Consumers June 25, 2019
President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order he said would make it easier for consumers to get prices for hospital services.
- CBD as a Superbug Antibiotic? June 24, 2019
The researchers tested the CBD against some strains of staphylococcus, which cause skin infections, and streptococcus, which cause strep throat.
- Commonly Prescribed Meds Could Raise Dementia Risk June 24, 2019
A new study has found that people 55 and older who took strong anticholinergic medications daily for three years or more had a 50% increased risk of dementia.
- Could 3-D Mammograms Soon Be the Standard? June 24, 2019
Between 2015 and 2017, the use of 3-D mammograms rose faster in the Northeast and Northwest, but more slowly in the Southeast. It was adopted faster in regions with higher incomes, more education and more whites.
- 'Secret Shopper' Study Shows How Easily Teens Can Buy E-Cigs June 24, 2019
The FDA has proposed placing vaping products in "adult-only" areas of tobacco and vaping stores, but these findings leave experts skeptical that such restrictions would work.
- 9/11 Dust, First Responders’ Prostate Cancers Linked? June 24, 2019
Exposure to dust at the New York City site after the terrorist attacks triggered chronic inflammation in the responders' prostates, which may have contributed to their cancer, researchers said.