In case you missed it, here are the biggest headlines of the week!
New Opioids Without Side Effects?
New opioid drugs with reduced side effects are in development … [read more]
Cycling to Work Can Help Reduce the Risk of All-Cause Mortality
Researchers investigated the effects of active commuting on the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer, as well as the risk of all-cause mortality. The findings demonstrate that cycling to work is associated with a reduced risk of all-cause mortality, CVD, and cancer … [read more]
Honey Differentially Impacts Inflammatory Markers Among Smokers
Among the many negative impacts of cigarette smoke, one that has drawn considerable attention is harmful inflammation, which may well underlie several cardiovascular conditions associated with smoking. Owing to its anti-inflammatory properties, researchers recently investigated the ability of honey to protect from smoke-induced inflammation … [read more]
Is There a Link Between Hair Loss and Testosterone Levels?
A new study published in JAMA Dermatology looks at the possible relationship between hair loss and testosterone levels … [read more]
Skin Creams May Affect Body-level Magnesium Concentration
Researchers were curious to know the effect of transdermal mineral absorption from skin creams. The results showed that cation concentration in the body increased with application of Mg2+-rich topical ointments … [read more]