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4.6% of people in Massachusetts may have opioid addiction

In a recent study, researchers estimate that more than 275,000 people—or 4.6% of people over the age of 11 in Massachusetts- have opioid use...

Using vitamin D to fight diabetes

In a recent study, researchers from the Salk Institute report a potential new approach for treating diabetes by protecting beta cells. Beta cells are the...

Compound from this pretty plant may help treat diabetes effectively

In a recent study, researchers found that compound from a type of summer plant may help treat diabetes effectively. Type-2 diabetes is a disease characterized...

Many hypertension patients don’t take blood pressure pills properly

In a recent study, University of Manchester researchers found that more than one-third of 1,400 people with high blood pressure have not been taking...

Obesity may increase your asthma risk

In a recent study, researchers from Rutgers University found that obesity changes how airway muscles function, which increases the risk of developing asthma. The prevalence...

This anti-inflammatory therapy may reduce the risk of Parkinson’s disease

In a recent study, researchers from Mount Sinai found a link between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Parkinson’s disease. The finding shows that people with...

Exercise may delay cognitive decline in this type of Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers find for people carrying a genetic mutation that causes Alzheimer's disease, doing at least 2.5 hours of physical activity...

No link found between bad cholesterol levels and heart disease, new study shows

A new review of published research is challenging the half-century-long belief that LDL, the so-called 'bad kind' of cholesterol, causes heart disease. The study from...

Blood vitamin D linked to your colon cancer risk

In a recent international study reported by the American Cancer Society, researchers found that higher vitamin D concentrations in the blood are strongly linked...
These daily foods could help starve prostate cancer

These daily foods could help starve prostate cancer

In recent research from The University of Texas at Austin, scientists find several natural compounds in turmeric, apple peels and red grapes could thwart...