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Medical Research

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  • FDA panel backs limiting use of testosterone replacement drugs

    (Reuters) - Testosterone replacement therapies should be reserved for men with specific medical conditions that impair function of the testicles, an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concluded on Wednesday. The FDA is not obliged to...
  • Households with kids ate less junk food in 2012 than '07, report says

    American families with kids bought 101 fewer calories per person per day in packaged foods in 2012 than they did in 2007, according to an analysis of a pledge by big food companies to reduce calories in the marketplace. It’s an “impressive&...
  • Aristide, under house arrest, is expected to be visited by Haiti opposition leaders

    Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who was put under house arrest as part of an ongoing criminal investigation into corruption and drug-trafficking allegations, is expected to get some moral support Tuesday. A group of opposition leaders...
  • Study asks whether artificial sweeteners may drive diabetes

    LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Scientists studying the effects of artificial sweeteners in mice and humans say they have found that eating them may increase the risk of developing glucose intolerance, a risk factor for diabetes. In work that raises...
  • First UK volunteer gets experimental GSK Ebola shot in trial

    LONDON (Reuters) - The first volunteer in a fast-tracked British safety trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine made by GlaxoSmithKline received the injection on Wednesday, trial organizers said. The candidate Ebola vaccine, which GSK co-developed with...
  • If you think Big Tobacco was bad, wait till you get a whiff of Big Marijuana

    Proponents of legalization and other drug policy reforms make some important points. It is true that most people who try drugs do not get addicted they stop after using a few times. It is also true and regrettable that America's incarceration rate is...
  • Why research is biased against pot to focus on its harm and not its benefits

    Is America's scientific research biased to focus on the harmful effects of drugs? That was one of the questions at the heart of a congressional hearing this summer seeking to understand more comprehensively the scientific evidence related to marijuana....
  • Study shows downward trend in Sovaldi utilization

    (Reuters) - Over the last several months there has been a 'plateau and downward trend' in the use of Gilead Sciences Inc's controversial $1,000-a-pill hepatitis C treatment, Sovaldi, a CVS Health Corp analysis showed. The study, encompassing data from...
  • Medical Studies: Magical Mushrooms Or The Death Of Us?

    Medical Studies: Magical Mushrooms Or The Death Of Us?
    As you get older your interest in medical studies tends to increase. This is because you now have stuff wrong with you, or are interested in knowing more about stuff that you will have wrong with you. A common complaint about medical studies is that...
  • New strategies help smokers quit when nicotine replacement falls short

    Harvard Health Blog If you've ever smoked and tried to quit, you know how hard it can be. Nicotine is so addictive that smoking, or using tobacco in other forms, may be the toughest unhealthy habit to break. But it's possible to quit. Just ask the...
  • Obesity rates have stabilized, but our waistlines are still growing

    Obesity rates have stabilized, but our waistlines are still growing
    Americans may have stopped putting on pounds, but their waistlines are still expanding, according to a new analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The average waist circumference of U.S. adults has increased by about 3% since the...