CBC (Dec. 3, 2013) Being obese increases the risk of death even in people without high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes, according to a review of studies challenging the idea of "healthy ... watch video
Reuters (Oct. 3, 2013) Researchers in California are developing video games aimed at helping the elderly preserve their cognitive abilities as they age. The games are designed to improve communication between different ... watch video
Newsy (Nov. 18, 2014) The cholesterol-reducing drug Zetia, made by Merck & Co., has just been proven effective for high-risk heart disease patients in a multiyear study.
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May 4, 2015 Newly published observations in patients and experiments in mice provide evidence that cigarette smoke reduces expression of the protein NLRX1 in the lung, taking the restraints off a destructive ... read more
May 4, 2015 While black and white men under age 65 diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer received similar treatment, blacks had a 76 percent higher risk of death than whites, research shows. Male breast ... read more
May 4, 2015 In Denmark, more bystanders performing CPR contributed to more cardiac arrest survivors returning to work, a study concludes. Cardiac arrest is the abrupt loss of heart function in a person who may ... read more
May 4, 2015 If the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a bit like a hermetically sealed tin, can no one has yet been able to break open. The good news is that researchers have now identified a way to use a ... read more