A cheap and widely used drug, used to treat conditions such as heartburn, gastritis and ulcers, could work against the bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB), according to new research from UCL and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The study, published today in PLOS Medicine,...

A cheap and widely used drug, used to treat conditions such as heartburn, gastritis and ulcers, could work against the bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB), according to new research from UCL and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The study, published today in PLOS Medicine,...

PLOS publishes a suite of influential Open Access journals across all areas of science and medicine

PLOS publishes a suite of influential Open Access journals across all areas of science and medicine

The Role of Social Media in Disaster Psychiatry (or how I became a fan of Facebook)

The Role of Social Media in Disaster Psychiatry (or how I became a fan of Facebook

Unfortunately, science education research and practice tend to exist in parallel universes. If we care about science education, we have to face the research

Gabapentin co-use may increase risk of fatal opioid overdose  ||  Co-prescription of the anticonvulsant gabapentin is associated with an increased risk of opioid-related death in people who are prescribed opioid painkillers, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-10/p-gcm100317.php?utm_campaign=crowdfire&utm_content=crowdfire&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest

Co-prescription of the anticonvulsant gabapentin is associated with an increased risk of opioid-related death in people who are prescribed opioid painkillers, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine.

When it comes to eating cleaner and dropping pounds, loading up on produce is kind of a no-brainer. Except: Some types of fruits and vegetables might be better at helping you lose weight than others, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine.

12 Fruits and Vegetables That Will Help You Lose the Most Weight

Build Stronger Bones With These Calcium and Vitamin-Rich Foods - Its not too late to strengthen your body. by Patricia Edmonds (AARP) healthy-eating

A new study published in the PLoS Medicine journal has found that younger people taking antidepressants are more likely to commit violent crimes.  Reuters

A new study published in the PLoS Medicine journal has found that younger people taking antidepressants are more likely to commit violent crimes.

Published research findings are sometimes refuted by subsequent evidence, says Ioannidis, with ensuing confusion and disappointment.

Published research findings are sometimes refuted by subsequent evidence, says Ioannidis, with ensuing confusion and disappointment.

This Week in PLOS Medicine: Noncommunicable Disease Prevention in LMICs, Active Commutes in Urbanizing India, & Traffic Crashes as a Neglected Issue | Speaking of Medicine

This Week in PLOS Medicine: Noncommunicable Disease Prevention in LMICs, Active Commutes in Urbanizing India, & Traffic Crashes as a Neglected Issue

This Week in PLOS Medicine: Noncommunicable Disease Prevention in LMICs, Active Commutes in Urbanizing India, & Traffic Crashes as a Neglected Issue | Speaking of Medicine

World Water Day is March 22! In recognition of World Water Day, PLOS Medicine redoubles its commitment to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) – the foundations of health. Read publishing highlights including content from PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. [Image Attribution:  Flickr, Diganta Talukdar]

Celebrating World Water Day with a good WASH

The water watchdog Ofwat has refused an application by the UK’s largest water supplier to increase its utility prices by around per household, saying t

The researchers in the study in PLOS Medicine hope the findings convince sedentary people that even a modest physical activity program can boost health.  I Like the Comment:   Watzup; Arctic Dude: Click To Read

Exercising 10 minutes a day can boost life expectancy

The researchers in the study in PLOS Medicine hope the findings convince sedentary people that even a modest physical activity program can boost health. I Like the Comment: Watzup; Arctic Dude: Click To Read

If it’s unsafe for cycling, it’s unsafe for driving! Great points made in this editorial!

If it’s unsafe for cycling, it’s unsafe for driving

If it’s unsafe for cycling, it’s unsafe for driving! Great points made in this editorial!

A new PLOS Medicine collection, Monitoring Universal Health Coverage, provides technical details and country-level experience of the implementation, monito

PLOS Medicine launches a new Collection on Universal Health Coverage

A new PLOS Medicine collection, Monitoring Universal Health Coverage, provides technical details and country-level experience of the implementation, monito

Cycling may help prevent type 2 diabetes: study LONDON : Habitual cycling whether as transportation to work or as a recreational activity may be associated with a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D) a new study has claimed. The study conducted by Martin Rasmussen of the University of Southern Denmark and colleagues included 24623 men and 27890 women recruited between the ages of 50 and 65 and compared the association between self-reported recreational and commuter cycling habits…

Cycling may help prevent type 2 diabetes: study LONDON : Habitual cycling, whether as transportation to work or as a recreational activity, may be.

Resistance Training, Muscle-Strengthening #Exercise Could Lower Women's #Diabetes Risk - @Huffington Post

Resistance Training Could Help Lower Women's Diabetes Risk

We have always been told to eat fruits and vegetables to stay strong and healthy, and as animal advocates, many have us have chosen a plant-based diet because it’s also great for animals and the environment. Now new research published in the PLOS Medicine journal has shown that promoting the consumption of fruits and vegetables through government subsidies and media campaigns could save nearly 250,000 people from deaths related to cardiovascular disease (CVD) by 2030.

If the Government Subsidized Fresh Produce (Like Meat and Dairy) We Could Save Over 250,000 Lives

Load up on salmon and nuts! The protein and fats help create a healthier scalp.

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