Public release date: 15-Aug-2011 The antiviral, oseltamivir has been used to reduce severity of and mortality from H1N1 influenza. In rural China, where there is limited access to medications such as oseltamivir, traditional Chinese medicine has been used to treat… Read More ›
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Public release date: 15-Aug-2011 New York, NY, August 15, 2011 – Regular exercise could help prevent brain damage associated with neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, according to research published this month in Elsevier’s journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity.
Public release date: 15-Aug-2011 Television viewing time and reduced life expectancy: A life table analysis Watching TV for an average of six hours a day could shorten the viewer’s life expectancy by almost five years, indicates research published online in… Read More ›
Researchers Demonstrate Green Tea Compound is Effective in Treating Genetic Disorder and Two Types of Tumors
Public release date: 15-Aug-2011 ST. LOUIS, MO, August 15, 2011—A compound found in green tea shows great promise for the development of drugs to treat two types of tumors and a deadly congenital disease. The discovery is the result… Read More ›
Public release date: 15-Aug-2011 There might be a time when instead of just drinking that morning cup of coffee you lather it on your skin as a way of preventing harmful sun damage or skin cancer. A new Rutgers study… Read More ›
Public release date: 15-Aug-2011 The folk wisdom that eating garlic fights illness is ancient. In these more modern times, fruit and vegetable extracts that can inhibit the growth of pathogenic and spoilage microorganisms are actually being evaluated as food preservatives,… Read More ›
Public release date: 15-Aug-2011 Health benefits of physical activity found to begin before people reach the half-hour standard HOUSTON — Taiwanese who exercise for 15 minutes a day, or 92 minutes per week, extended their expected lifespan by three years… Read More ›
Public Release: 15-Aug-2011 Researchers review 143 studies MAYWOOD, Ill. — Moderate social drinking significantly reduces the risk of dementia and cognitive impairment, according to an analysis of 143 studies by Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine researchers.
No bones about it: Eating dried plums helps prevent fractures and osteoporosis / dried plums suppress the rate of bone resorption, or the breakdown of bone
Public release date: 17-Aug-2011 When it comes to improving bone health in postmenopausal women — and people of all ages, actually — a Florida State University researcher has found a simple, proactive solution to help prevent fractures and osteoporosis: eating… Read More ›
Study finds majority of pharmaceutical ads do not adhere to FDA guidelines / only 18 percent were compliant
Public release date: 17-Aug-2011 A study led by Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers of 192 pharmaceutical advertisements in biomedical journals found that only 18 percent were compliant with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines, and over half failed to… Read More ›
Public release date: 22-Aug-2011 The toxicities associated with aromatase inhibitors (AIs) may explain the lack of overall survival improvement compared with tamoxifen, according to a study published August 22 in the Journal of The National Cancer Institute. AIs are a… Read More ›