Tag Archives: Study

AstraZeneca’s Tagrisso helps lung cancer patients live longer: study

(Corrects Aug. 9 story to show study points to overall survival and not progression free survival in first paragraph) FILE PHOTO: A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England May 19, 2014. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo (Reuters) – AstraZeneca Plc said on Friday a late-stage study showed its top-selling drug, Tagrisso, had… Read More »

Social Media a Big Driver of Teen Vaping Craze: Study

TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 — Social media is helping spur the e-cigarette epidemic among America’s teens, a new study suggests. Nearly 15,000 Instagram posts related to Juul, the most popular e-cigarette brand, were released between March and May 2018, researchers found. More than half the posts focused on youth culture or lifestyle-related content that would… Read More »

Study shows that whites cause more pollution resulting in national crisis

Black and Hispanic United States citizens are exposed to more air pollution that is caused by the consumer habits of their white counterparts, a study demonstrates. The findings of the study are referred to as “pollution inequity” and reflects 131,000 premature deaths each year, making it the biggest environmental health risk factor in the country.… Read More »