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Vitamin D Supplements Yield Disappointing Results
We've been told that taking vitamin D can strengthen our bones, but a large study finds the supplement offers few, if any, benefits.
Current Prostate Cancer Guidelines Give Men a “False Sense of Security”
Urinary symptoms are early indicators of prostate problems men are told. But this message is wrong, and late stage cancer can be the result.
Nurses who come from diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds can reduce the life-threatening risks that accompany many minority pregnancies.
Are There Age Limits to Learning Mindfulness?
Kids 11 to 14 were given mindfulness training to improve their emotional health and reduce stress. But the results didn't go as planned.
Potassium's Sex-Based Benefits
Eating potassium-rich foods can offset some risk from too much salt in our diets. The benefit to women's blood pressure is not seen in men.
HRT for Breast Cancer Survivors
Is hormone replacement therapy safe for women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer? A recent study finds it is, with qualifications.
A Second Look at Salt
Anyone with high blood pressure knows that salt is not their friend. But certain heart failure patients need more, not less, salt.
“Magic” Mushrooms for Mental Health
Tiny "microdoses" of psilocybin improved the mood and motor control of participants in a large study. Those over 55 were especially helped.
Liver Disease is on the Rise in Kids
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is on the rise in kids. Prenatal exposure to certain chemicals appears to be a source of the problem.
Age and Alcohol
Drinking alcohol is far more damaging to those under 40 than their elders, a global study finds. Some tips for cutting back.
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