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The US is throwing away at least 3,500 donated kidneys every year, study finds

The lack of organs for kidney failure patients is a major public health problem and one that President Donald Trump addressed in July when he signed an executive order promising to transform kidney care in this country. More than 37 million Americans have chronic kidney disease and roughly 5,000 die each year while on the… Read More »

Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t Help, Study Finds

When the Environmental Protection Agency approved the spraying of certain antibiotics three years ago to fight a deadly bacterial infection decimating Florida’s orange groves, growers thought they might have found a silver bullet. But public health advocates reacted with alarm, warning that the large-scale use of medically important drugs in agriculture could help fuel antibiotic… Read More »

E-cigarette use, flavorings may increase heart disease risk, study finds

cells exposed to the e-liquids — or to blood collected from e-cigarette users shortly after vaping — are less viable and exhibit significantly increased levels of molecules implicated in DNA damage and cell death. The cells are also less able to form new vascular tubes and to migrate and participate in wound healing. The severity… Read More »

Low-fat diet helps reduce risk of dying from breast cancer, study finds – NBCNews.com

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE May 15, 2019, 9:17 PM UTC By Erika Edwards Eating a low-fat, plant-based diet could help significantly lower a woman’s risk of dying from breast cancer, and the key appears to be changing eating habits… Read More »

Mediterranean Diet Can Help Prevent Overeating, Study Finds

Is there any health trouble that the Mediterranean diet can’t fix? Full of vegetables, healthy fats, nuts, and oils, the centuries-old way of eating has been linked to improved memory, helps you run faster, fights acid reflux, and so much more. Now, the latest study shows that it can also help prevent overeating. The study, published… Read More »