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According to CBS News, a new study states that women who were exposed to DDT in the womb seem to be at a higher risk for being diagnosed with breast cancer compared to those women who were not exposed in the womb. Since DDT was banned in 1972, the study says that women born before this time are at a higher...
The FDA has moved forward and banned any amount of trans fats from food, according to CBS News. Currently, manufacturers do not have to list if a product contains less than half a gram per serving, but new regulations will require that products contain no trans fats at all. Although trans fats have been a...
According to Reuters, a new drug developed by Synergy Pharmaceuticals, plecanatide, has succeeded in a late stage study.The drug is used to treat constipation and showed in trials that patients responded better to treatment with plecanatide than those patients on the placebo. According to Synergy,...