Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Healthlines: October 18, 2006

The end of intrusive colonoscopies? A new method, which provides doctors with a "3-D fly-through" of your colon without inserting a scope, shows promise…
Virtual colonoscopy effective in preventing colorectal cancer (Eurek Alert)

Time to turn down your iPod, one researcher reminds us that, as we get older, our hearing "is only going to get worse," so the sooner you damage your ears, the longer you have to live with crappy hearing…
More than 90 mins plugged-in music harmful: study (Reuters)

Abuse? A THREE YEAR study in Illinois found just 250 "cases of medical complications" due to "abusing caffeine pills" among 21 year olds. Is this what passes as a problem these days? 250 cases in a month sure, but over three years?
Study finds caffeine abuse among young Americans (CNN)

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