2-question screen predicts adolescent risk for alcohol use disorder
A two-question screening tool accurately predicted a diagnosis of alcohol use disorder in adolescents, according to research published in Pediatrics. “The early identification...
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'Healthy living' could be the best armament against IMIDs
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These Pints of Ice Cream Claim They'll Have You Nodding Off in No Time
A lot of things interfere with a good night's sleep: scrolling through your phone , sweets or anything that contains caffeine , fatty foods , and alcohol. But what if there was...
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How to Avoid Fatty Liver Disease
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Top stories in cardiology: Alirocumab price reduced, artificially sweetened beverages may increase stroke risk
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Low serum IGF-I may signal liver fibrosis in type 2 diabetes
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Binge-drinking 'rewires a teenager's brain' leaving them more at risk of depression
A study by Illinois University found overindulging in alcohol as a teen alters the expression of a protein that controls fear and anxiety in the grey matter of the brain.
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12-year-old healthy female athlete presents with mole on heel
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Alcohol Consumption and Breast Cancer Link Ignored by Middle-aged Women
Women aged 45-64 years aren't aware of the potential risks and negative impacts associated with long-term alcohol consumption
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Seeing The Way Viruses Infects Cells Up Close
An up-close view of how virus such as Ebola or HIV spread is being studied through x-ray crystallography and computer simulation.
New tool in the fight against superbugs: A test that shows if bacteria is...
A group of researchers from the California Institute of Technology has developed a new antibiotic-resistant detection test. According to Science Daily, their process will allow...
By 2050, 13 Million Cases Of Cervical Cancer Cases Will Be Prevented
Due to rapid adaptation of HPV vaccine in high income countries, an estimated 13 million cases of cervical cancer will be prevented.
Morning Exercise With Short Breaks can Control Blood Pressure
Morning exercise combined with short walking breaks can help control blood pressure in overweight or obese elderly people, especially women. This significantly reduces the risk...
Acid Reflux Medications to Increase Kidney Disease Risk
There is an increased risk of chronic kidney disorders with the usage of proton pump inhibitors for long-term, according to a new study.
Anti-cancer Immunotherapy to Fight Persistent HIV
CRCHUM researchers are exploring a potential therapeutic approach for treating HIV patients with persistent virus
Suicide System of Tuberculosis Bacteria Can Lead to New Therapies
Tuberculosis bacteria have a suicide system which could lead to new treatments for TB. The toxin-antitoxin system that makes the bacteria suicidal is a potential drug target...
New Hybrid Bone Implant Imitates Bone Structure
Scientists have developed a unique hybrid bone implant made of polymers that imitates the human bone structure and is additionally reinforced to increase strength and elasticity.
Molecular Test That Predicts Immunotherapy Response For Kidney Cancer
Researchers have conducted a study using Lucence's molecular test, CLEARScore, to predict immunotherapy response for kidney cancer.
Dancing Has Positive Effects on Learning in Children
The latest research findings and Finland's school curriculum encourage children to get off their desks and learn through physical activity and movement that improve their...