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Why the medicine you take could actually be bad for your health – New Scientist

Rushing medicines to market is supposed to help people in need. But relying on lower standards of evidence may ultimately cause more harm than good. Health 27 November 2019 By Jessica Hamzelou Tassii/Getty Images WEEKS before their due date, some women find themselves stunned, peering through glass at their baby, a tiny body covered in… Read More »

3D scanner could aid accuracy in surgery, have other medical uses

New scanning technology created by engineering researchers at a Canadian university could help improve surgical procedures as one of its applications. The scanner uses technology created at the University of Waterloo that in essence creates a three-dimensional video camera. It’s able to capture full-field three-dimensional surface-shape data in real time. The high-resolution technology uses algorithms… Read More »

Osteoporosis: Could selenium reduce risk?

A recent study from China finds an association between dietary intake of selenium and osteoporosis risk. Although the authors cannot determine whether the link is causal, they call for more investigation. Share on PinterestA new study asks whether selenium intake might link to osteoporosis risk. Throughout life, the body continuously breaks down bone, reabsorbs it,… Read More »