Teen Smoking

Most Tobacco-Using Teens Start With Flavored Products

A survey of teen smokers has added more evidence that flavored tobacco products are particularly attractive to people younger than the legal smoking age. Cigarettes...
Heaviest smokers may face

Heaviest Smokers May Face Biggest Weight Gain After Quitting

Smokers who keep smoking, and those who quit, will all gain weight over time, but those who smoke the most may gain more, a...
Accelerate melanoma spread

Antioxidant Supplements May Accelerate Melanoma Spread

Antioxidants are often touted for their potential cancer-fighting abilities, but now researchers say the compounds may actually speed up the spread of the potentially...
Ultrasound may heal chronic wounds

Ultrasound May Heal Chronic Wounds, Suggests Study

A blast of ultrasound can help stubborn chronic wounds heal more quickly, a study suggests.Tests on animals, published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology,...
Cardiac 'Bruising'Heart Attack

Cardiac ‘Bruising’ Predicts Worse Heart Attack

UK researchers say they have found a new way to tell if a heart attack is more severe and might cause lasting harm -...
Don’t fear hearing loss

Don’t fear hearing loss: Benefits of having a hearing aid

If you are having trouble hearing the birds sing or listening to your family share good times around the table you may be suffering...
Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Cells Spread Like Unanchored Tents, Study Says

Spreading lung cancer cells are like tents which have collapsed and are adrift in the wind, scientists from the University of York have discovered. Communication...
Environmentally Friendly Plastic

Can Plastic Be Environmentally Friendly?

As landfills grow and global warming continues, it’s easy to point the finger when it comes to what is damaging the environment. Alongside gas-guzzling...
Gel 'eases inflammatory bowel problems

Gel ‘Eases Inflammatory Bowel Problems’

A gel that "sticks" to affected tissue and delivers medicine gradually over time could help treat some inflammatory bowel problems, researchers say. Patients with ulcerative...
Study On Yeast Could Human Longevity

Study On Yeast Could Hold Secrets Of Human Longevity

Ten years into research they call "exhaustive," scientists at the University of Washington and the Buck Institute for Research on Aging are reporting in...