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4 years 9 months ago

Fish oil shows promise in preventing psychosis

A preliminary study suggests a cheap, easy-to-find supplement could help young people with signs of mental illness from descending into schizophrenia. More research is needed to determine if fish oil can really prevent the disease. It's cause remains unknown. In the Austrian study, published in the Archives of General Psychiatry,...

5 years 1 month ago

MRI may prevent some back surgeries

A new study from Stanford suggests some people with lower back pain may be having unnecessary surgery. That is, if they live in an area with a lot of access to MRI equipment. Researchers looked at data from medicare patients who suffered from lower back pain between 1998 and...

5 years 2 months ago

Aspirin can cut colon cancer risk for some

People with a genetic susceptibility to colon cancer could cut their chances of developing the disease in half by taking a daily dose of aspirin, researchers said Monday. The finding might lead to other treatments by helping researchers understand how aspirin combats colon cancer, one of the top three...

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