Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors Face More Struggles

TUESDAY, June 25, 2019 — Adult survivors of childhood brain tumors often face intellectual and financial struggles, a new study finds.
Advances in treatment have prolonged the lives of many childhood brain tumor patients, but survivors may have to…
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FDA Warns Two Kratom Marketers About False Claims

TUESDAY, June 25, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday took two kratom marketers to task over false claims that their products can treat or cure opioid addiction.
The latest salvo is part of the agency’s continuing efforts to…
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Many Young Men Putting Health at Risk to Bulk Up

TUESDAY, June 25, 2019 — Image is everything for most teens and young adults, and 22% of young men and 5% of young women turn to potentially dangerous methods to “bulk up,” a new study says.
These unhealthy methods — dubbed “disordered eating…
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More Education Could Mean Less Heart Disease

TUESDAY, June 25, 2019 — New research offers a compelling case for staying in school: American adults who spent more time in the classroom as kids have a lower risk of heart disease.
“As a society, we should be thinking about investing in social…
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Sperm Seems to Survive Just Fine in Space, Study Shows

TUESDAY, June 25, 2019 — The reality of humans getting reproductive help in space just got a little bit closer.
Scientists in Spain report frozen sperm samples subjected to space-like gravity conditions were as viable as those that remained on…
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Could Antibacterial Triclosan Weaken Women's Bones?

TUESDAY, June 25, 2019 — Triclosan, a chemical commonly added to a myriad of consumer products to kill bacteria, may be bad for women’s bones, a new study suggests.
“We found that higher triclosan levels in urine were associated with lower bone…
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