Clinical Trials & Research

A recent study investigated the way the indoor UV tanning industry prices and markets indoor tanning, calling for tighter restrictions and taxes similar to the tobacco industry. Even though the link between indoor UV tanning and melanoma skin cancer is well established, customers continue to make use of this service. A study published in The
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A new study estimates the percentage of cardiovascular disease-related deaths that can be attributed to not eating enough fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables are two important components of any healthy, balanced diet.  They are rich in vital nutrients like fibre, potassium, magnesium, and antioxidants.  These nutrients are good for cardiovascular health as they reduce
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A recent study investigated the benefits of Enzalutamide, a new drug treatment for prostate cancer, on survival outcomes. Prostate cancer is commonly treated with testosterone suppression as first-line therapy with the addition of a nonsteroidal antiandrogen drug, to help reduce testosterone levels, as standard care. Unfortunately, patients can develop resistance to the nonsteroidal antiandrogen drugs,
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A recent study investigated the relationship between poor sleep quality, depressed mood, and age, and the decline in working memory capacity and precision. Psychological research is often thought to explain and simplify the workings of the human mind. With more in-depth, sophisticated investigations, it appears that our knowledge of the human mind increases. In a
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New research examines the trends in injuries related to single-use laundry detergent packets, since the implementation of a 2015 product safety standard. Single-use laundry detergent packets, such as Tide Pods, are popular in modern households due to their convenience, cost, and visual appeal. While these products may seem harmless, they are poisonous when ingested, causing
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A recent study investigated whether stress and depression were associated with endothelial dysfunction in adults. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Many well-known risk factors of CVD have been identified, including high blood pressure, lipid imbalance, diabetes, and smoking. In addition to these, researchers have also identified several social, environmental,
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New research investigates the association of high cholesterol and the use of statins on glaucoma risk. Statin medications are commonly prescribed in patients with high cholesterol for cardiovascular disease treatment and prevention. Besides lowering cholesterol, statins have other beneficial effects that could be useful in treating other diseases and disorders. One such disease statins may
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Researchers investigated whether treating an enlarged prostate is linked with poorer outcomes in men later found to have prostate cancer. Enlarged prostates can cause uncomfortable urinary symptoms An enlarged prostate in men occurs due to an overgrowth of prostate cells. Prostate enlargement occurs naturally as a man ages, affecting as many as 27 million men
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In a recent study, researchers examined the potential risks and benefits associated with vaccines and breastfeeding. A recent article published in Breastfeeding Medicine describes a study conducted at the University of California San Diego, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences that examined the risks associated with vaccinating breastfeeding women. The researcher reviewed the most
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A study published in the British Journal of Pharmacology suggests a new molecule could be a promising new treatment for type 2 diabetes. Facts about type 2 diabetes Diabetes is one of the most common and costly chronic diseases. In 2017, over 2 million Canadians reported being diagnosed with diabetes. According to Statistics Canada, Canadians
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Researchers in the United States have potentially developed a fibromyalgia blood test to accurately diagnose the disease. An estimated 4 million adults in the United States have fibromyalgia, with women four-to-nine times more likely than men to be diagnosed. Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes widespread pain throughout the body. People with fibromyalgia may
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A new study in the Journal of Experimental Medicine investigated the molecular factors behind the gender disparity in liver cancer development. According to a 2108 study based on data from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, liver cancer is the fourth most lethal form of cancer worldwide. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form
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Many individuals are apprehensive in using cochlear implants in kids. Researchers from the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago cleared the air on this issue. Cochlear implants are implantable hearing devices. Patients have to undergo complex surgical procedure requiring anesthesia as well as a long follow-up to help restore hearing loss. Because
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Researchers have developed a toilet seat that can detect congestive heart failure. It could be available in homes very soon.   Over a million new cases of congestive heart failure are diagnosed each year. Congestive heart failure is when the heart muscle is not pumping blood as well as it should. Your heart can become
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