Archive: 10/16/2012

Cranberry juice now unlikely to prevent cystitis

Cranberry juice is unlikely to prevent bladder and kidney infections, according to an updated systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. The authors analysed the most up-to-date evidence and concluded that any be ...

Oct 16, 2012
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Cochrane Review finds no benefit from routine health checks

Carrying out general health checks does not reduce deaths overall or from serious diseases like cancer and heart disease, according to Cochrane researchers. The researchers, who carried out a systematic review on the subject ...

Oct 16, 2012
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EU health chief resigns in corruption scandal

(AP)—The European Union's health commissioner resigned Tuesday over corruption allegations involving tobacco laws but has denied any wrongdoing and has vowed to clear his name.

Oct 16, 2012
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Cold viruses point the way to new cancer therapies

Cold viruses generally get a bad rap—which they've certainly earned—but new findings by a team of scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies suggest that these viruses might also be a valuable ...

Oct 16, 2012
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