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Researchers are calling it "transient smartphone ‘blindness."
Many people who abused the painkiller OxyContin by inhaling or injecting it switched to heroin after the prescription's formula changed, U.S. researchers say. OxyContin was designed to slowly release...
Getting enough vitamin D has long been associated with maintaining healthy bones, and now a new international study gives some idea of how much supplementation an older person needs to prevent fractur...
This month, the New England Journal of Medicine published an illustration showing that not only are people now living longer, they are dying of fewer things. However, with this progress, we have also fallen victim to a new subset of maladies. For example, diabetes, heart disease and obesity.
Avastin, the blockbuster drug that just lost approval for treating breast cancer, now looks disappointing against ovarian cancer, too. Two studies found it did not improve survival for most of these p...