Journal of the American Medical Association

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Supplements don't preserve kidney health in type 2 diabetes

Supplements of vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids (often sold as fish oil) do not help people with type 2 diabetes stave off chronic kidney disease, according to findings from the largest clinical study to date of the supplements ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New tool predicts five-year risk of chronic kidney disease

A new risk calculator tool that uses a mix of variables including age, hypertension, and diabetes status can be used to predict accurately whether someone is likely to develop chronic kidney disease within five years. The ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cervical cancer screening numbers drop off in women 45-65

Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer affecting women in the United States. That's because there are two good screening tests for cervical cancer. One is the Pap test performed during a pelvic exam ...

Health

Teen vapers prefer mint flavored e-cigarettes, study shows

A new USC study shows that mint was the most popular flavor of e-cigarettes used by U.S. teens in 2019, a finding that could impact proposed federal regulations intended to rein in soaring e-cig use among youth.

Health

Teen vaping numbers climb, fueled by Juul and mint flavor

New research show U.S. teens who use electronic cigarettes prefer those made by Juul Labs, and mint is the favorite flavor for many of them, suggesting a shift after the company stopped selling fruit and dessert flavors in ...

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