Medical research

Scientists get closer to a 'universal' flu vaccine

Researchers are reporting progress on the path to a "universal" flu vaccine—one that would battle all strains of the virus and give the world a weapon against future flu pandemics.

Health

What to know about new research on coffee and heart risks

Coffee lovers—and their doctors—have long wondered whether a jolt of java can affect the heart. New research published Wednesday finds that drinking caffeinated coffee did not significantly affect one kind of heart hiccup ...

Health

DNA damage levels similar in vapers and smokers, study finds

E-cigarettes—used regularly by more than 10% of U.S. teens and more than 3% of adults—were once pitched as a healthy alternative to tobacco cigarettes. But research increasingly links the use of e-cigarettes, or vaping, ...

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Calorie restriction slows pace of aging in healthy adults

In a first of its kind randomized controlled trial an international team of researchers led by the Butler Columbia Aging Center at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health shows that caloric restriction can ...

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