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High dose of vitamin C kills cancer cells in mice
A new study published in Science presents evidence that perhaps some of the apparently extravagant ideas about Vitamin C were not completely off base. The study in question examined human colorectal cancers containing specific genetic mutations that are f
Common heartburn drugs may damage your kidney
Increased use of certain medications commonly used to treat heartburn and acid reflux may have damaging effects on the kidneys. The researchers looked at the effects of the drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) on chronic kidney disease (CKD).
How Sugar Affects the Body: New Study Looks Beyond Calories
Fat was the food villain these past few decades but sugar is quickly muscling in to take its place. As rates of sugar-related disorders such as diabetes, obesity and heart disease climb, many experts believe that when Americans rid themselves of fat, they
Mouse Study Hints at New ‘Male Contraceptive’
A discovery in mice could pave the way to a reversible, non-hormonal form of birth control for men, researchers report. The findings, published online Oct. 1 in the journal Science
U.S toddler diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes
A three-year-old American girl has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes — a condition linked to obesity — making her one of the youngest people ever detected with the disease.
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