UCSF Study: More People With Alcohol-Related Liver Disease Receiving TransplantsAlcohol-associated liver disease -- including alcoholic cirrhosis, alcoholic cirrhosis with hepatitis C and acute alcoholic hepatitis -- has emerged as the leading reason for liver transplants in recent years.
Marijuana Legalization Could Help Offset Opioid Epidemic, Studies Find Experts have proposed using medical marijuana to help Americans struggling with opioid addiction. Now, two studies suggest that there is merit to that strategy.
Study Finds AIDS Epidemic May Be Slowing In U.S.The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the U.S.
UCSF-Led Panel Of Medical Experts Propose Changing Definition Of CancerA panel of experts advising the National Cancer Institute have proposed changing the definition of cancer, eliminating it entirely for some illnesses - particularly those that aren't typically fatal given developments in medical science.
HealthWatch: Study Finds Multivitamins May Lower Cancer Risk In MenAmerica’s favorite dietary supplements, multivitamins, modestly lowered the risk for cancer in healthy male doctors who took them for more than a decade, the first large study to test these pills has found.
HealthWatch: High Levels Of BPA Linked To Child ObesityNew research reports a link between the bisphenol A (BPA) chemical used in many types of food packaging and childhood obesity. The study found the link existed regardless of how many calories kids were taking in through their diets.
UCSF Study Finds Pot Smoke Less Harmful Than TobaccoSmoking a joint once a week or a bit more apparently doesn’t harm the lungs, suggests a 20-year study that bolsters evidence that marijuana doesn’t do the kind of damage tobacco does.