Archive: 10/18/2007

Aspirin -- just for men?

First it was an apple, now it is an aspirin a day that may keep the doctor away. Aspirin has become standard for heart attack prevention, but research published in the online open access journal BMC Medicine suggests that t ...

dateOct 18, 2007 in Medications
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Height affects how people perceive their quality of life

Your height in adult life significantly affects your quality of life, with short people reporting worse physical and mental health than people of normal height. This large, peer reviewed study, which appears in Clinical Endocrinology, ...

dateOct 18, 2007 in Health
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Study: HPV test beats Pap in detecting cervical cancer

A new study led by McGill University researchers shows that the human papillomavirus (HPV) screening test is far more accurate than the traditional Pap test in detecting cervical cancer. The first round of the Canadian Cervical ...

dateOct 18, 2007 in Cancer
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