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  • Medical marijuana may treat MS symptoms, ineffective for other brain disorders

    Medical marijuana may treat MS symptoms, ineffective for other brain disorders

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    As medical marijuana makes its way into mainstream clinical use, there is still much mystery surrounding the drug, as not much is known about the its effects on the brain or nervous system disorders.To gain a better understanding of the benefits – or downsides…

  • Increasing daily coffee consumption may protect against type 2 diabetes

    Increasing daily coffee consumption may protect against type 2 diabetes

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    Coffee: The antioxidant-filled beverage is adding another benefit to its ever-growing roster.A new study published in the journal Diabetologia has revealed that increasing your daily consumption of coffee may help protect against diabetes. According to the researchers, individuals who increased their daily coffee intake…

  • Utah sperm swap 'unacceptable' but still unexplained, docs say

    Utah sperm swap 'unacceptable' but still unexplained, docs say

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    A University of Utah committee investigating reports that a Salt Lake City fertility clinic worker artificially inseminated a patient with his own sperm called the action "unacceptable" on Thursday, but said it could not determine whether the switch was intentional.Practices at two now-closed Salt…

  • Gene therapy may boost power of cochlear implants, study says

    Gene therapy may boost power of cochlear implants, study says

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    Australian researchers are trying a novel way to boost the power of cochlear implants: They used the technology to beam gene therapy into the ears of deaf animals and found the combination improved hearing.The approach reported Wednesday isn't ready for human testing, but it's…

  • FDA proposes first e-cigarette rules, including banning sales to minors

    FDA proposes first e-cigarette rules, including banning sales to minors

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    The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.While the proposal being issued Thursday won't immediately mean changes for the popular…

  • MIT scientists 'edit' DNA to cure genetic disease in mice

    MIT scientists 'edit' DNA to cure genetic disease in mice

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    Scientists have used a genome-editing technique to cure mice of an inherited liver disease, raising the prospect that similar clinical trials on humans could begin within a few years.Britain's Independent reports that the scientists at MIT used a technology called Crispr, which allows them…

  • TV smoking influences adult tobacco use, study says

    TV smoking influences adult tobacco use, study says

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    Even though smoking appears far less frequently in U.S. television shows than it used to, its portrayal may still be triggering the urge in adult smokers, according to a new study.Researchers reviewed patterns in TV smoking over more than 50 years and found that…

  • Scientists grow human body parts in lab

    Scientists grow human body parts in lab

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    In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in the laboratory in a bold attempt to make body parts using stem cells.It is among several labs around the world, including in the U.S., that are working on the futuristic…

  • Study finds link between BPA and prostate cancer

    Study finds link between BPA and prostate cancer

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    The highly controversial chemical bisphenol A (BPA) has been linked with yet another adverse health condition: prostate cancer.In a small study published in PLOS ONE, scientists observed the presence of high levels of BPA in men with prostate cancer; they also found that BPA…

  • 50 years of tobacco control extended lives of 8 million Americans, study claims

    50 years of tobacco control extended lives of 8 million Americans, study claims

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    Now, 50 years later, the report’s positive effects are still being felt in the United States.A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has concluded that the surgeon general’s report, along with various other tobacco control efforts, have significantly…

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