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Chemicals used to flavor tobacco may damage blood vessels

Chemicals used in popular flavorings like clove, mint and vanilla that are added to cigarettes, e-liquids and other tobacco products can harm blood vessel...

Diets rich in omega-3 may slow down breast cancer

Omega-3 fatty acids, such as those typically contained in fish oil, may suppress the growth and spread of breast cancer cells. This is according to...

Hypothesis of why body develops Alzheimer’s disease is flawed

A hypothesis which has been the standard way of explaining how the body develops Alzheimer's Disease for almost 30 years is flawed, according to...

Scientists develop medical device that dissolves in the body

Scientists demonstrate the first example of a bioresorbable electronic medicine Researchers have developed the first example of a bioresorbable electronic medicine: An implantable, biodegradable wireless device...

Uncommon heart attack, found more often in women, needs a second look

One in 10 heart attacks in younger patients aren’t caused by blocked coronary arteries, but a new study found survivors have similar outcomes as...

New high blood pressure treatment works like exercise

Couch potatoes rejoice—there might be a way to get the blood pressure lowering benefits of exercise in pill form. Hypertension researchers at The University of...

Artery stiffness a big risk factor of dementia

For older adults, it may seem as though the die is already cast regarding their odds of developing dementia. But new research from the University...

Wearable stickers could save lives of heart patients, athletes and lower medical costs

Heart surgery can be traumatic for patients. Having to continuously monitor your status without a doctor when you are back home can be even scarier. Imagine...

Ketamine may replace opioids to treat pain effectively

Intravenous, low-dose ketamine (LDK) is as effective as intravenous morphine in the control of acute pain in adults in the emergency department (ED). That is...

How quickly electrical currents move through the legs may help predict heart failure

Imagine stepping onto a scale – not to measure your weight, but the chance of your heart failing. That’s the potential scenario envisioned by researchers...