Pollution

U.S. Judge Orders EPA to Limit Pollution into New York, Connecticut

3 days ago   |   By Medscape

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take steps to curb ozone pollution that blows into New York and Connecticut from five other states.
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Race May Be Factor in Completion of Neoadjuvant Breast CA Chemo

3 days ago   |   By Medscape

White women with breast cancer are more likely to complete their neoadjuvant chemotherapy regimen than women of color, a U.S. study suggests.
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FDA Finds Deficiencies in Mylan's Generic Advair

3 days ago   |   By Medscape

Mylan NV said on Wednesday that U.S. health regulators were unable to approve its generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's blockbuster inhaled lung drug Advair for the second time, as they found "minor deficiencies" in the treatment.
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U.S. Interior Dept Axed Health Study on Coal Without Clear Reason

3 days ago   |   By Medscape

The U.S. Interior Department has been unable to adequately explain why it cancelled a $1 million study on the public health impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining, the agency's inspector general office said in a report released on Tuesday.
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Vitamin D may Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Vitamin D may Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Higher levels of vitamin D may decrease the risk of breast cancer, stated study. Read more ...

Gut Bacteria May Contribute Depression, Anxiety in Obesity

Gut Bacteria May Contribute Depression, Anxiety in Obesity

Gut microbes may lead to depression and anxiety in obesity. High-fat diet showed significantly more signs of anxiety, depression and obsessive behavior than regular diets... Read more ...

Immediate Effects of a Hippotherapy Session on Gait Parameters in Children...

Immediate Effects of a Hippotherapy Session on Gait Parameters in Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the immediate effects of a hippotherapy session on temporal and spatial gait parameters in children with spastic cerebral... Read more ...

Fresh Insights into Joint Replacement Procedures in Rheumatoid Arthritis...

Fresh Insights into Joint Replacement Procedures in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Joint replacement rates halved in rheumatoid arthritis patients in the past decade, stated study. Read more ...

Type 2 diabetes can be avoided with the right kind of diet - do you know...

Type 2 diabetes can be avoided with the right kind of diet - do you know which one?

If there's any upside to the devastating prevalence of Type 2 diabetes in modern times, it's the wealth of research into the disease the epidemic has inspired. There have been... Read more ...

How Body Weight Impacts the Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

How Body Weight Impacts the Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

You're probably aware that there's a link between type 2 diabetes and body weight. In fact, obesity accounts for 80 to 85 % of the risk of developing this chronic health... Read more ...

Proteomics may Reveal New Cancer Treatment Targets

Proteomics may Reveal New Cancer Treatment Targets

Mass spectrometry is used to study the proteins expressed by human cancer cells. Read more ...

NSAIDs Up Cardiovascular Risk in Osteoarthritis Patients

NSAIDs Up Cardiovascular Risk in Osteoarthritis Patients

Over two thirds of the increased cardiovascular risk associated with osteoarthritis is linked to the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs , found new study. Read more ...

Gene Signatures and Biomarkers Predict Onset of RA in At-risk Individuals: Study

Gene Signatures and Biomarkers Predict Onset of RA in At-risk Individuals: Study

Synovial tissue gene signatures associated with development of disease in RA-risk individuals, found study. Read more ...

Study: Using Tylenol regularly can cause asthma and COPD

Study: Using Tylenol regularly can cause asthma and COPD

A study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine pointed to acetaminophen as a significant risk factor for asthma and chronic obstructive... Read more ...