Researchers say their study calls into question colonoscopy’s utility as a cancer screening tool.

A 10-year clinical research indicated that colonoscopies cut the incidence of colon cancer by just 20% and had no effect on mortality rates. The findings raise doubts about the widespread implementation of the technique as a screening tool.

From the first soothing lullabies babies hear to the funereal dirges that accompany the deceased, music is a fixture of the human experience. (Scientific American)


Participants who reported a stronger sense of life purpose were more likely to agree with the health messages and to have less activity in brain regions associated with conflictprocessing.


Implementing healthy food prescriptions within large government healthcare programs to promote healthier eating could generate substantial health gains and be highly cost-effective.

How prescribing healthy food could save billions of dollars in health care costs

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