October 20, 2017

What You Should Know Before Saying ‘Yes’ To Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs

NEWS The most widely prescribed drugs in history, the side effects from statins include memory loss, confusion, muscle problems, increased blood sugar and diabetes, liver issues […]
October 19, 2017

Extra Iron Reduces Later Aggressive Behavior In Low Birth-Weight Babies

NEWS Supplementing low birth-weight babies with iron may help prevent behavioral problems at school age, suggests a recent study in Pediatric Research. COMMENT An inadequate intake […]
October 18, 2017

Study Shows Vitamin D Supplements Protect Against Severe Asthma Attacks

NEWS A new study suggests asthma patients could halve their risk of suffering a severe attack simply by taking a vitamin D supplement. COMMENT While evidence […]
October 17, 2017

Blood-Thinning Drugs Associated With Increased Risk Of Complications From Blood In Urine

NEWS Use of blood-thinning drugs among older adults is associated with higher rates of complications related to the presence of blood in urine, including emergency department […]
October 17, 2017

Multivitamins In Pregnancy May Be Linked To Lower Autism Risk In Children

NEWS Taking multivitamins during early pregnancy may be associated with a reduced risk of autism spectrum disorder in children compared with mothers who do not take […]
October 16, 2017

Colorectal Cancer Is On The Rise In Younger Patients

NEWS The incidence of colorectal cancer has been increasing in people under the age of 55 since at least the mid-1990s. COMMENT Scientific research conducted at […]
October 16, 2017

One In Four People Leave Work A Year After A Heart Attack, Study Finds

NEWS One in four people leave their job within a year of returning to work after having a heart attack, according to a newly published study […]
October 13, 2017

New study shows air pollution may be causing kidney disease

NEWS A team of scientists from Washington University in St. Louis and the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System have found an association between tiny […]
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