Medical research

Antimicrobial soap additive worsens fatty liver disease in mice

University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers found evidence that triclosan—an antimicrobial found in many soaps and other household items—worsens fatty liver disease in mice fed a high-fat diet.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Public say no to supplement-enriched 'hybrid meats'

Consumers say that they may buy "hybrid meat" products that combine meat and other ingredients, but only if they include whole plant-based foods such as onions, according to new research.

Health

FDA warns companies illegally selling hangover cures

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to seven companies for illegally selling products they claim will cure, treat, mitigate, or prevent hangovers.

Health

White House moves to weaken EPA rule on toxic compounds

The Trump White House intervened to weaken one of the few public health protections pursued by its own administration, a rule to limit the use of a toxic industrial compound in consumer products, according to communications ...

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