Health

Data on alcohol-related incidents show positive trends

Dartmouth has released its latest data on the number of alcohol-related incidents involving undergraduates on campus. The new information, which tracks incidents through the 2018-2019 academic year, is available on the Student ...

Cardiology

Changes in radial pulse during menopause may reflect CV risk

(HealthDay)—Changes in the harmonics of the radial pulse wave during menopause may reflect cardiovascular risk, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2019 Scientific ...

Genetics

New studies highlight causes of vitiligo

A pair of new journal articles by researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine indicate that both genetic and environmental factors play significant roles in the onset of vitiligo, an autoimmune disease that ...

Health

WHO says e-cigarettes 'undoubtedly harmful'

Electronic cigarettes are "undoubtedly harmful" and should be regulated, the WHO said Friday as it warned against the use of vaping products by smokers trying to quit their deadly habit.

Medications

Metformin may lower dementia risk in black patients with T2DM

(HealthDay)—Metformin use is associated with a substantially lower risk for dementia among younger African-American patients with diabetes compared with sulfonylurea initiation, according to a study published in the July/August ...

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