Red wine

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Rosemary essential oil helps healthy adults remember the past and to do things in the future, according to a study by researchers who reported their findings to the British Psychological Society.

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Americans admit taking a prescription drug they have not been prescribed, and a quarter of those people have used them just to get high, according to an ongoing Reuters/Ipsos poll.


Women on hormone therapy for an average of seven years maintained the same level of cognitive function 10 years after, showed a study in JAMA Internal Medicine. The women were ages 50 to 55 when they started therapy.


of women are estimated to have experienced violence at the hands of their partners or other sexual violence, according to the World Health Organization.

Red wine

A compound found in red wine known to help maintain blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes, doesn't seem to be effective in obese people, according to a study from Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark. The compound is called resveratrol.


of people drank the night they were designated drivers, according to a University of Florida study.


of Americans between ages 14 and 21 acknowledge having perpetrated an act of sexual violence at least once, and 4 percent of a nationally representative sample of American kids reported attempting or completing rape, shows a study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

Sore throat

Only about 10 percent of adults with sore throats have strep throat, which is caused by bacteria that could be killed by antibiotics, yet 60 percent of people seeing a doctor for a sore throat leave with a prescription for antibiotics, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.


people participated in a study that found no link between celiac disease and autism spectrum disorders. People who were diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder in the study were no more likely to be diagnosed with celiac disease than people without an autism spectrum disorders, showed the study, published in JAMA Psychiatry.


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued final rules governing the development of mobile medical apps, saying it will focus its oversight on those products that have the potential to harm consumers if they do not function properly, such as apps that monitor heart rhythm.