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Examining risks and benefits of alcohol consumption

A discussion by renowned epidemiologist Kenneth Mukamal has recently been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, JAMA. It provides a discussion in response to a theoretical question, - if you are ...

dateJun 29, 2010 in Health
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Diabetes drug risks reported ahead of FDA hearing

(AP) -- A new study led by a federal drug safety expert ties the controversial diabetes drug Avandia to a higher risk of heart problems, strokes and deaths in older adults, and says it is more dangerous than a rival drug, ...

dateJun 28, 2010 in Medications
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More precise food-allergy diagnoses

( -- About 30 percent of Americans believe they have food allergies. However, the actual number is far smaller, closer to 5 percent, according to a recent study commissioned by the National Institute of Allergy ...

dateMay 21, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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