Aging men: More uplifts, fewer hassles until the age of 65-70

A new study of how men approach their golden years found that how happy individuals are remains relatively stable, but dealing with “hassles” tends to get worse once you are about 65-70 years old.

More benefits emerging for one type of omega-3 fatty acid: DHA

Omega-3 fatty acids, particularly DHA, may have an even wider range of benefits that previously considered, new research suggests.

Study: Even low-intensity activity shows benefits for health

A newly published study found that you don’t need to run 10 miles a day to gain health benefits – just log more minutes of light physical activity than of sedentary behavior.

Amber fossil reveals ancient reproduction in flowering plants

Researchers have discovered an ancient flowering plant preserved in amber, the oldest known fossil specimen of sexual reproduction in plants.

Review: Most clinical studies on vitamins flawed by poor methodology

Most clinical trials of vitamin supplements are fundamentally flawed and are providing a misleading picture of the value of such supplements.

Drug interactions causing a significant impact on statin use

Drug interactions can often cause unwanted side effects among people who take statin drugs, leading them to discontinue use of a valuable medication that could save their life.

Excess omega-3 fatty acids could lead to negative health effects

A new review suggests that excess omega-3 fatty acids could have unintended health consequences, and that evidence-based dietary standards need to be established.

Beyond antibiotics: "PPMOs" offer new approach to bacterial infection

Researchers have created a fundamentally different way to attack bacterial infection called a PPMO, which appears to function as well or better than an antibiotic.

Innovative approach could ultimately end deadly disease of sleeping sickness

A combination of bacteria in tsetse flies has the potential to significantly reduce or even eliminate the disease of sleeping sickness, an OSU modeling study suggests.

California's new mental health system helps people live independently

A study by Oregon State University researchers finds that comprehensive, community-based mental health programs in California are helping people with serious mental illness.

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