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NIH analysis shows Americans are in pain

A new analysis of data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) has found that most American adults have experienced some level of...

Codeine Often Prescribed to Children, Despite Available Alternatives

Despite its potentially harmful effects in children, codeine continues to be prescribed in U.S. emergency rooms, according to new research from UCSF Benioff Children’s...

Scientists re-define what’s healthy in newest analysis for Human Microbiome Project...

As scientists catalog the trillions of bacteria found in every nook and cranny of the human body, a new look by the University of...

Chronic inflammation linked to ‘high-grade’ prostate cancer

Men who show signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly twice the risk of actually having prostate cancer than those...

Stem cell research findings may lead to osteoporosis, bone tissue treatments

Stem cells in bone marrow need to produce hydrogen sulfide to properly multiply and form bone tissue, according to a new study from the...

Study builds on the power of whey protein for improved body...

Whey protein consumption may lead to significant decreases in body weight and body fat and significant increases in lean body mass New research published in...

Over a lifetime, childhood obesity costs $19,000 per child

Childhood obesity comes with an estimated price tag of $19,000 per child when comparing lifetime medical costs to those of a normal weight child,...

Circumcision could prevent prostate cancer… if it’s performed after the age...

Montreal study shows the effect is particularly strong amongst black men Researchers at the University of Montreal and the INRS-Institut-Armand-Frappier have shown that men circumcised...

Protein gives hope that nerves could be repaired after spinal cord...

A new discovery suggests it could one day be possible to chemically reprogram and repair damaged nerves after spinal cord injury or brain trauma. Researchers...

Kinder, gentler med school: Students less depressed, learn more

Removing pressure from medical school while teaching students skills to manage stress and bounce back from adversity improves their mental health and boosts their...

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