HealthDiabetics up to 10 times more likely to die from alcoholism, study warns. Sufferers are significantly more likely to die by suicide or from alcohol related issues because of the toll on their mental health caused by managing the condition, a study has found.
Still More Evidence That All Weed Is the Same : Researchers found almost identical levels of THC and CBD in three-quarters of the strains they analyzed, which suggests it's the minor cannabinoids that makes weed strains different.
Researcher Develops 3-in-1 Vaccine Against Traveller’s Diarrhea - Conjugate vaccine yokes proteins from E. coli with sugars from Shigella and Campylobacter jejuni, all three major causes of bacterial diarrhea globally. In tests with mice, the vaccine provided immunity against all three pathogens.
Lung cancer deaths are 28 percent lower in California compared to the rest of the country and the gap is widening each year by almost a percentage point. The State’s long-term, aggressive tobacco control programs are cited as the primary reason.
Young people in England aren't just drinking less alcohol - a new study published in BMC Public Health shows that more of them are never taking up alcohol at all, and that the increase is widespread among young people.
A new NIH study unexpectedly found that a bacterium in probiotic supplements helps eliminate Staphylococcus aureus, a bacteria that can cause serious antibiotic-resistant infections. Then, using a mouse study model, the researchers identified exactly how that happens in the journal Nature.
Adolescence is a very stressful time for a lot of kids. A study by the John Hopkins University School of Medicine, helps to better understand why mental illness is predominant among young adults and the role of stress in it
Planned intermittent fasting may help to reverse type 2 diabetes, suggest doctors after three patients in their care, who did this, were able to cut out the need for insulin treatment altogether, as reported in BMJ Case Reports.
Dementia Sometimes Starts In A Hospital's ICU -- Doctors have gradually come to realize that people who survive a serious brush with death in the ICU are likely to develop potentially serious problems with their memory and thinking processes.
Scientists develop a universal vaccine platform that’s cheaper and shelf stable, cutting the cost of vaccine production and storage by 80% without decreasing safety or effectiveness - the vaccine will not expire at warm temperatures and could be stockpiled at room temperature for years.
A Controversial Virus Study Reveals a Critical Flaw in How Science Is Done - After researchers resurrected a long-dead pox, some critics argue that it's too easy for scientists to make decisions of global consequence.