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Some research may be encouraging ineffective prescriptions, says new study

A new paper published by McGill University researchers in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that some clinical trials may promote the use of ineffective and costly treatments. That’s the opposite of what clinical trials are aimed at, namely preventing ineffective and costly treatments from being taken up by physicians and patients. The researchers focused their attention… Read More »

Study Proves That Blue Light Reduces Blood Pressure Effectively

Research has revealed that exposure to blue light reduces blood pressure, minimizing the risk of cardiovascular disease.[1] For the duration of this study, individuals were exposed to half an hour of whole-body blue light at around 450 nanometres, a dosage similar to daily sunlight – then exposed to a control light on another day. Unlike… Read More »

Study: Vapers May Prompt Smokers to Quit

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Could vapers be a good influence on smokers? New research suggests that’s so: Cigarette smokers who spent more time with people who used electronic cigarettes were more likely to try quitting smoking. The study included more than 13,000 smokers in England. Of those,… Read More »