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the evidence is weak and contradictory

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the evidence is weak and contradictory the evidence is weak and contradictory France recently put limits on the purchase nicotine-replacement products, stopping online sales and restricting buyers to a one-month supply of gums, patches and inhalers bought at pharmacies. The limits have nothing to do with the products’ usefulness or …

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    New evidence for a blood-based biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease

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    New evidence for a blood-based biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease New evidence for a blood-based biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease Credit: CC0 Public Domain A potential blood-based biomarker for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases seems even more promising thanks to new research from a Massachusetts General Hospital-led study. According to this team’s …

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      Little evidence interventions prevent illicit drug use in youth

      USPSTF: little evidence interventions prevent illicit drug use in youth

      Little evidence interventions prevent illicit drug use in youth Little evidence interventions prevent illicit drug use in youth The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that current evidence is inadequate for assessing the balance of benefits and harms of primary care interventions for preventing illicit drug use among children, …

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        Study reveals first evidence inherited genetics can drive cancer’s spread

        Study reveals first evidence inherited genetics can drive cancer

        Study reveals first evidence inherited genetics can drive cancer’s spread Study reveals first evidence inherited genetics can drive cancer’s spread When researchers analyzed the immune cells in the tumors and grouped them by type, they found more cancer-fighting cells in mice with ApoE4. Credit: Elizabeth and Vincent Meyer Laboratory of …

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          No evidence blanket ‘do-not-resuscitate’ orders for COVID-19 patients are necessary

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          No evidence blanket ‘do-not-resuscitate’ orders for COVID-19 patients are necessary No evidence blanket ‘do-not-resuscitate’ orders for COVID-19 patients are necessary Credit: CC0 Public Domain It’s inappropriate to consider blanket do-not-resuscitate orders for COVID-19 patients because adequate data is not yet available on U.S. survival rates for in-hospital resuscitation of COVID-19 …

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            Evidence obesity is a risk factor for serious illness with coronavirus is mounting—even if you’re young

            Evidence obesity is a risk factor for serious illness with coronavirus is mounting – even if you

            Evidence obesity is a risk factor for serious illness with coronavirus is mounting—even if you’re young Evidence obesity is a risk factor for serious illness with coronavirus is mounting—even if you’re young We’re still working out why exactly obesity might increase the risk of coronavirus complications. Credit: Shutterstock Recent studies …

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