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New research finds drinking tea on a regular basis is linked to a longer life

Stick on the kettle.  Listen up tea lovers, as new research has shown that regular tea consumption is linked to a longer and healthier life. The study as reported in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, found that drinking tea at least three times a week can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and improve… Read More »

Most new cancer treatments haven’t been proven to help patients live longer or feel better

Most new cancer treatments haven’t been proven to help patients live longer or feel better. Instead, they delay the growth of tumors — which may be faster to measure but doesn’t necessarily indicate a tangible benefit for patients. But you wouldn’t grasp that sobering fact from some recent news coverage: A headline in the UK’s Telegraph about the drug… Read More »

Texas university will no longer bred dogs with a muscular wasting disease

Texas A&M University will stop breeding sick dogs to find a cure for a muscle-wasting disease after years of PETA campaigns and even a letter from Paul McCartney calling for the ‘heartbreaking’ experiments to stop Texas A&M University will stop breeding canines onsite to have the genetic disease duchenne muscular dystrophy, which leaves patients unable to… Read More »