- Research Biopsies Overused In Early Studies Of New Cancer Drugs
A team of academic cancer specialists has a way to lower drug discovery costs without politicians killing off one of the few remaining non-service industries in America: do less research. Currently, early cancer drug studies involve extra biopsies solely ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 21 2015 - 8:45am
- Cell Therapy To Repair Long-Term Muscle Impairment From Sepsis
Scientists revealed mayor players in the severe muscle damage caused by sepsis, or septicemia, which explains why many patients suffer debilitating muscle impairment long-term after recovery. They propose a therapeutic approach based on mesenchymal stem c ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 15 2015 - 10:59am
- Early Deaths Among Dialysis And Kidney Transplant Patients Plummet
There is good news in the annual data report from the United States Renal Data System, coordinating center based at the University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center, in partnership with Arbor Research Collaborative for Health. ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 18 2016 - 6:31am
- Regular Caffeine Consumption Doesn't Mean Extra Heartbeats
Contrary to current clinical belief, regular caffeine consumption does not lead to extra heartbeats that have been linked to heart-or stroke-related morbidity and mortality. The study, which measured the chronic consumption of caffeinated products over a ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 26 2016 - 4:00pm
- You Don't Need A Detox
Early in the New Year is the traditional time for setting ambitious goals for better health, fitness and, often, a slimmer body. This resolve commonly reflects guilt stemming from the dissipation of the preceding festive season – and it often starts with ...
Article - The Conversation - Feb 2 2016 - 7:30am
- Link Between Red Meat And Heart Disease?
Though it was once common to claim that red meat caused heart disease, those turned out to be flawed epidemiological conclusions based on observational studies and things like food diaries. A new study finds red meat metabolite levels high in acute heart ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 19 2016 - 8:01am
- What Munchies? Marijuana Users Are Likely To Be Thinner
A running meme throughout most of my life- and I came of age in the late 1960s and '70s, when pot was all the rage- is that people get stoned, then they get hungry. Any number of media portrayals showed it, and still do now. No surprise, marijuana is ...
Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Feb 19 2016 - 1:42pm
- How Butter Got A Bad Rap From The Federal Government, Thanks To A Scholar Promoting The Mediterranean Diet
A research team has unearthed more evidence that casts doubt on the traditional "heart healthy" practice of replacing butter and other saturated fats with corn oil and other vegetable oils high in linoleic acid- in unpublished raw data whose co- ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 17 2016 - 10:50am
- Is Naturopathic Medicine Safe And Effective? Leading Naturopathic Researchers Cannot Even Say
Evidence-based medicine is a sensitive topic for naturopaths. They love to claim that naturopathic medicine is safe and effective. ...
Article - Britt Marie Hermes - Nov 2 2016 - 9:18pm
- Over 7 Million Bacterial Genes In The Pig Gut
Pigs are a main livestock species for food production worldwide and is also widely used as an animal model in biomedical research. Today we know that the many types of bacteria that inhabit the gut are important for health and disease. Knowledge of the ge ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 14 2016 - 9:31am