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Hospitals Slow To Adopt Life-Saving Drug

LONDON (UPI) — Hospitals worldwide have been slow to embrace use of a cheap generic drug that has been saving injured U.S. soldiers on the battlefield, researchers said. The drug, tranexamic acid, had been sold over-the-counter in Britain and Japan for heavy menstrual flow. However, a 2010 trial on 20,000 hemorrhaging trauma patients in 40 […]

Sronger Food Aroma, People Eat Less

WAGENINGEN, Netherlands (UPI) — Foods with strong aromas lead to people eating smaller bite sizes, possibly resulting in people eating less, researchers in the Netherlands said. Study leader Dr. Rene de Wijk of Wageningen University in the Netherlands said bite size depends on the familiarly and texture of food — smaller bite sizes are taken […]

Tobacco Hurts Poorer Nations More

WASHINGTON (UPI) — Tobacco is responsible for nearly 6 million deaths worldwide annually and is the world’s top cause of preventable death, a U.S. journal says. A supplement published in the journal Cancer Causes and Control featured 11 studies showing the disproportionate impact of tobacco use, secondhand smoke exposure, and tobacco-related cancer and disease among […]

Quality Protein Helps Fight Aging

DALLAS (UPI) — Raising daily protein intake can help fend off age-related muscle mass loss, while exercise keeps muscles and bones strong, a U.S. registered dietitian said. Lona Sandon, assistant professor of clinical nutrition at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, said the older people get, the more important it becomes to […]

Scheduled Feeding May Lower Baby’s IQ

ESSEX, England (UPI) — Babies breastfed or bottle-fed to a schedule may not perform as well in school as babies fed on demand, British researchers found. Study leader Dr. Maria Iacovou of the Institute for Social and Economic Research at University of Essex and at the University of Oxford said this was the first ever […]

Mild Winter = ‘Perfect Storm’ Of Pollen

CHICAGO (UPI) — The mild winter resulted in a “perfect storm” of pollen in many parts of the United States on the first day of spring, U.S. allergists said. “The recent rains followed by warm, sunny, summer-like temperatures have created a dangerously high tree pollen count and allergy sufferers should stay indoors, keep the windows […]

Obese Kids Had Lower Vitamin D Levels

DALLAS (UPI) — U.S. researchers found compared to normal weight children, obese children have lower vitamin D levels. Dr. Michele Hutchison is at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas U.S. teenagers had lower vitamin D levels than younger children, partly because they often skipped breakfast and drank more soda. “Those children with […]

Daily Aspirin May Reduce Cancer Risk

OXFORD, England (UPI) — Taking low-dose aspirin daily might prevent several cancers and stop cancer from spreading, researchers in Britain said. Dr. Peter Rothwell of Oxford University and the John Radcliffe hospital, and colleagues, said it is time to add prevention of cancer into the analysis of the balance of risk and benefits of aspirin. […]

Medications May Raise Blood Pressure

TEL AVIV, Israel (UPI) — Painkillers such as ibuprofen can raise blood pressure and other medications can interfere with anti-hypertensive medications, researchers in Israel said. Professor Ehud Grossman of Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Sheba Medical Center said many common over-the-counter and prescription medications are underlying causes of hypertension, which is […]

Art May Change Brain, Help Stroke Recovery

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (UPI) — Survivors of stroke who liked the arts had a significantly higher quality-of-life than those who do not, researchers in Italy suggested. Lead author Dr. Ercole Vellone, assistant professor in nursing science at the School of Nursing, University Tor Vergata in Rome, said the study involved 192 stroke survivors — average age […]

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