Health Matters

Antidote for carbon monoxide poisoning looks promising

carbon monoxide poisoning

Scientists are on the trail of a potential antidote for carbon monoxide poisoning, an injected “scavenger” that promises to trap and remove the gas from blood within minutes. It’s very early-stage research …

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Make good food choices for better health

food choices

Living a healthy lifestyle starts with a healthy diet which can lower the risk of diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol – all of which can lead to heart disease, the leading cause …

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Survey: Doctors’ political views may affect patient care

patient care

Politics in the exam room? A new study suggests patient care may vary depending on whether the doctor is a Democrat or a Republican – at least when it comes to some hot-button health issues like firearm safety. …

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Report sets research priorities for Biden’s cancer moonshot

cancer moonshot

A new report outlines a scientific roadmap for the White House’s cancer moonshot initiative – urging research to harness the power of immune-based therapy, and to better tailor treatment by helping more patients get their tumors genetically profiled. …

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