Bitter Taste Inhibitor Discovered
Bitter Taste Inhibitor Discovered

May 28, 2010 Tags: None

Researchers have discovered a chemical that specifically blocks people’s ability to detect the bitter aftertaste that comes with artificial sweeteners such as saccharin.
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New Way Bacterium Spreads in Hospital
New Way Bacterium Spreads in Hospital

May 25, 2010 Tags: None

Health care workers and patients have yet another source of hospital-acquired infection to worry about, British researchers are reporting.

Clostridium difficile, a germ that causes deadly intestinal infections in hospital patients, has long been thought to be spread only by contact with contaminated surfaces.
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Taking all your Meds?
Taking all your Meds?

May 21, 2010 Tags: None

Up until more recently, research on nonadherence has focused primarily on what happens once patients have filled their prescriptions.
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Danger to Dial?
Danger to Dial?

May 19, 2010 Tags: None

A long-awaited study of cellphone use and brain health has finally been released, but the data are raising more questions than answers.

The report is called Interphone, a 13-country study that amounts to the largest and longest study of whether extensive cellphone use increases risk for brain tumors.
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