Archive: 05/17/2012

Study finds herbal extract may curb binge drinking

An extract of the Chinese herb kudzu dramatically reduces drinking and may be useful in the treatment of alcoholism and curbing binge drinking, according to a new study by McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School researchers.

May 17, 2012
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More cutting-edge cancer research supported by industry

Nearly half of the research presented at ASCO's annual meeting last year came from researchers with ties to companies, and the amount appears to be increasing every year, according to new findings from Fox Chase Cancer Center. ...

May 17, 2012
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Pedicure fish may harbor harmful bacteria, CDC says

Back in 2008, a new pedicure trend swept the nation: tiny fish eating the dead skin off customers' feet. Now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that the so-called "doctor fish" may carry bacteria that could ...

May 17, 2012
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Being obese may make job search tougher: study

(HealthDay) -- It was the small square photo clipped to an applicant's resume that most influenced whether a woman would be hired. But there was a hidden catch: The pictures showed the same six women both ...

May 17, 2012
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Solution to spare embryos

An overwhelming majority of South Australians would rather see spare embryos used and not discarded, a Flinders University study has found.

May 17, 2012
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Researchers investigate hockey board safety

Hockey is one of the toughest sports games. Players need both finesse and speed on the ice, but they also need to be strong. Being slammed into the boards or glass while chasing the puck is hard on the body. ...

May 17, 2012
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