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Apple Heart Study shows a lot of promise for digital health, but cardiologists still have questions

Stanford Medicine published its long-awaited research on the Apple Heart Study, which represents one of the largest research efforts of its kind that relies on consumer devices to better understand human health. The paper, published on Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, looked at how the Apple Watch could be used to detect… Read More »

New study shows the EAT-Lancet diet is unaffordable for at least 1.6 billion people – The New Food Economy

The buzzy “Planetary Health Diet” can’t work for the vulnerable populations who need it most. November 7th, 2019by H. Claire Brown Access Environment Health Home Feature Plate Earlier this year, a groundbreaking study from the EAT-Lancet Commission outlined a climate-friendly path to feeding 10 billion people “within planetary boundaries.” Its recommendations included limiting meat consumption… Read More »

Study shows that whites cause more pollution resulting in national crisis

  Black and Hispanic United States citizens are exposed to more air pollution that is caused by the consumer habits of their white counterparts, a study demonstrates. The findings of the study are referred to as “pollution inequity” and reflects 131,000 premature deaths each year, making it the biggest environmental health risk factor in the… Read More »

Leukemia Drug Shows Promise for Treating a Childhood Brain Cancer

A drug used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia appears to be more effective at stopping a type of medulloblastoma in mouse models than existing treatments for the deadly pediatric brain tumor, reports a multi-institutional team led by researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego. In the study,… Read More »

Tea before bed does not affect quality of sleep, study shows

Caffeine is a known powerful stimulant that perks up drinkers, increases alertness and promotes wakefulness. Yet a surprising new study has found drinking tea or coffee within four hours of bedtime does not affect sleep at all. Researchers from Florida Atlantic University and Harvard Medical School recorded how much caffeine, alcohol and nicotine 785 volunteers… Read More »