Health Problems

Study: Light alcohol consumption linked to cancer

Bad news for folks looking to continue indulging this holiday season. A recent Japanese study found that light to moderate drinking increases the risk of cancer. Cancer, the peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, published the findings. Masayoshi Zaitsu, Ph.D., led the study. It analyzed information from 33 general hospitals throughout Japan from 2005-2016. […]

Medications

Human consumption of fish antibiotics investigated in new study

Consumers seeking cheaper, faster access to antibiotics are apparently consuming antibiotics intended for treating fish rather than humans, according to research presented at the ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) 54th Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition. This consumption may lead to dangerous unintended consequences such as adverse side-effects, treatment failures, and antibiotic drug resistance, said […]