Cancer

Thirty percent fewer prostate cancer deaths with PSA screening

PSA screening cuts deaths from prostate cancer by some 30 percent. This research was based on data of 20,000 men monitored for more than two decades. The men's initially measured PSA levels proved highly significant as a ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Urbanization changes shape of mosquitoes' wings

The mosquito Aedes aegypti is the main transmission vector of dengue, Zika, yellow fever and chikungunya in Brazil. It is highly adapted to urban environments and rarely found in forested areas. The mosquito Anopheles cruzii ...

Health

Soup's on: Quick, nutritious, figure-friendly recipes

(HealthDay)—Making soup is an easy way to get your veggies while having a warming, low-calorie meal. Soups can also double as easy lunches that just need re-heating. Here are two to try:

Psychology & Psychiatry

Panic attacks tackled in one-week intensive online therapy

Scientists from UNSW Science's School of Psychology and St. Vincent's Hospital are leading world-first research to learn more about a novel therapeutic approach for people who suffer from panic attacks. They are conducting ...

Health

FDA chief threatens to halt E-cigarette sales

(HealthDay)—Sales of electronic cigarettes could be halted if companies do not stop marketing the devices to youth, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., warned.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Have you caught a catfish? Online dating can be deceptive

On the internet, you can become anyone you want to – at least for a while. And though deception doesn't fit well with lasting romance, people lie all the time: Fewer than a third of people in one survey claimed they were ...

Medications

How does ecstasy kill?

MDMA (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine), commonly referred to as ecstasy, was manufactured as a potential pharmaceutical early last century. It had some limited use in the 1970s as a therapeutic aid in trauma treatment and in ...

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