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Medications for High Blood Pressure

Nearly one in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure, also called hypertension. High blood pressure is dangerous because it increases the

Abolishing Mammography Screening Programs? A View from the Swiss Medical Board

By Dr. Mercola Last year, the Swiss Medical Board, an independent health technology assessment initiative, was asked to prepare a review of mammography screening. The team ...
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Study shows aspirin can reduce colorectal cancer risks for those with specific gene (PR)

Contact: Amanda Petrakamanda.petrak@case.edu216-317-7347Case Western Reserve University  Study shows aspirin can reduce colorectal cancer risks for those with specific gene The humble aspirin may have just added another ...
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In lab tests, the antimicrobial ingredient triclosan spurs growth of breast cancer cells (PR)

Editor's note: Triclosan is used as an antimicrobial ingredients in numerous consumer products including soaps, detergents, shampoos, deodorants, toothpastes, mouth washes, toys, and surgical cleaning treatments. Studies show this compound when in touch of water can release some harmful substances. Keep in mind that not all bacteria are bad. And ordinary soaps and water are just as effective as the harmful chemical....
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Study yields potential drug targets for preeclampsia patients

Contact: Angela Hoppahopp@asbmb.org713-471-4541American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology  Study yields potential drug targets for preeclampsia patients Researchers have found overabundance of molecules that send detrimental signals ...
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Statin Users Gain Weight

Patients who take cholesterol-lowering drugs gain more weight and eat more fat and calories, according to a new study published by the American Medical Association. Researchers ...
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Medical cannabis helps Parkinson Disease - study

Sunday April 27, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study report released recently in Clinical Neuropharmacology shows that smoking medical cannabis or medical marijuana can help treat ...
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Statin therapy may help prevent erectile dysfunction?

Sunday April 27, 2014 (Foodconsumer.org) -- A new study released in 2014 Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests that taking cholesterol-lowering statin medications ...
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Dental x-ray linked to brain tumors, thyroid cancer

Friday April 18, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study published in a 2013 issue of the journal Annals of Oncology suggests that exposure to dental x-ray ...
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Researchers Find Potential Target for Drug to Treat Allergic Asthma (PR)

March 5, 2014 Researchers Find Potential Target for Drug to Treat Allergic Asthma Enzyme’s role is to ‘throw away’ protein if it overstays its welcome during immune ...
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