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Blood test for specific metabolites could reveal blocked arteries

A Duke Health pilot project suggests that in the near future, a blood test could show whether arteries carrying blood to the heart are narrow or blocked, a risk factor for heart disease. According to the 40-person study published in the journal PLOS ONE, emergency patients who underwent a treadmill stress test and showed signs… Read More »

What These Medical Journals Don’t Reveal: Top Doctors’ Ties to Industry

This article was reported and written in collaboration with ProPublica, the nonprofit journalism organization. One is dean of Yale’s medical school. Another is the director of a cancer center in Texas. A third is the next president of the most prominent society of cancer doctors. These leading medical figures are among dozens of doctors who… Read More »

Cancer warning – does your wee look like this? How to reveal your risk on the toilet

Cancer is a deadly condition that’s caused by cells growing and reproducing uncontrollably. These cancerous cells can destroy the surrounding tissue, which includes healthy cells and organs. Eating an unhealthy diet, smoking, and not doing enough regular exercise are all risk factors for cancer. You could be at risk of the disease if you find… Read More »