Alcohol Reduces Mortality Due To Protective Effect
Injured patients who have alcohol in their blood have a lower chance of dying in the hospital. The finding came from research at the University of Illinois at Chigaco School of Public Health and will be published in the December issue of the journal Alcohol. The study also demonstrated that the more alcohol is in a peron's body, the higher chance they have of surviving...
Diabetes Rises "Dramatic", CDC Report
Over the past decade and a half, the United States has seen a "dramatic" rise in rates of diagnosed diabetes, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The study editors suggest the rise is likely due to people with diabetes living longer as well as increases in diabetes cases...
Parasitic Worms Treat Colitis Diarrhea In Monkeys
US researchers have successfully treated monkeys with chronic diarrhea using parasitic worms that seem to work by restoring balance in gut bacteria. Their findings strengthen the case for developing and testing probiotic worm therapy for people with inflammatory bowel diseases like colitis...