Thursday, January 04, 2018 -- LONDON (Reuters) - Drinking alcohol produces a harmful chemical in the body which can lead to permanent genetic damage in the DNA of stem cells, increasing the risk of cancer developing, according to research published on Wednesday.
Thursday, January 04, 2018 -- Post-menopausal women who eat processed meats are increasing their chances of getting the disease, researchers say.
Friday, January 05, 2018 -- Researchers may have made the first steps in developing an effective treatment for the common and often debilitating hearing problem called tinnitus.
Thursday, January 04, 2018 -- ALS is a debilitating and ultimately deadly neural disease that has few treatments and no cure.
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 -- By Dr. Mercola Americans spend a whopping $13 billion a year on over-the-counter and prescription proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which are the most popular anti-reflux medications on the market.1 Because they inhibit acid production, prescription PPI drugs like Nexium, Prevacid and Prilosec are used to treat acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition affecting about 20 percent of the U.S. population.2 Once prescribed, your doctor may keep you on a PPI drug for years, despite label warnings suggesting they be used only for short periods. If you regularly suffer from heartburn or acid reflux, you'll want to take note of research suggesting dietary changes are as or more effective than drugs in addressing acid reflux.
Sunday, January 07, 2018 -- (Natural News) An animal study published in the journal Cell revealed that selenium helps prevent neurons from dying, demonstrating the element’s central role in mitigating cell death. A team of researchers at the Institute of Developmental Genetics (IDG) at Helmholtz Zentrum München in Germany examined the correlation between the selenium-containing enzyme GPX4 and a novel type of cell death called ferroptosis as part... Read More
Tuesday, January 02, 2018 -- Preliminary work in monkeys suggests stem cells can be engineered to help combat the virus -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Tuesday, January 02, 2018 -- (Natural News) We need to have a discussion on how much your lifestyle affects your health. Movements regarding body positivity and self-love claim that “health [comes] at every size” (otherwise known as the HAES movement) but science constantly debunks this with evidence that proves that carrying excess fat is not compassionate to one’s self, nor... Read More
Thursday, January 04, 2018 -- An international team of researchers has developed a novel compound that successfully inhibits growth of melanoma cells by targeting specific epigenetic modifying proteins in these cells.
Friday, January 05, 2018 -- (Reuters Health) - - Pregnant women who take drugs like Ritalin and Concerta for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely than those who don’t to have babies with heart deformities and other birth defects, a recent study suggests.
Tuesday, January 02, 2018 -- The drug developed for type 2 diabetes is a triple receptor that combines GLP-1, GIP and Glucagon, three biological molecules known as “growth factors.”
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 -- ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis's Kisqali (ribociclib) has won U.S. Food and Drug Administration breakthrough therapy designation for treating some breast cancer patients, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday.
Thursday, January 04, 2018 -- From the bloodstream, a wild virus selectively entered cancer cells in patients' brain tumors and made it easier for the immune system to destroy them.
Tuesday, January 02, 2018 -- (Natural News) According to research published early in 2017, calcium in the mitochondria (the powerhouse of the cell), could be “one of the keys to understanding and treating Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.” A group of scientists at the Center for Translational Medicine at Temple University has revealed that they determined how “an imbalance of calcium ions in... Read More
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 -- ITCA 650 is exenatide in an osmotic mini-pump, a type 2 diabetes medication. It continually provides subcutaneous medication for 3 to 6 months. Currently, exenatide is available as the brand name Byetta which is a liquid injection and also an extended release formulation marketed as Bydureon which comes in a powder that is mixed with […]
Monday, January 08, 2018 -- Fewer women heart attack victims would die if they were given the same treatments as men, says a study.
Friday, January 05, 2018 -- Finnish researchers acknowledged that the associations between asthma and type 1 diabetes are still unclear so they conducted a study to look more into the link between these two immune-mediated conditions. In their study abstract they state that they conducted a nationwide case-cohort study with Finnish children and used a novel statistical approach. The children […]
Friday, January 05, 2018 -- (Natural News) Sometimes the cure is worse than the ailment, and a new study shows that could well be the case when it comes to medication that claims to prevent osteoporotic fractures. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden used a novel approach to studying the bone biopsies taken from eight patients who had been... Read More
Tuesday, January 02, 2018 -- Quitting smoking for 2018? Researchers urge caution if turning to medicinal help; a popular anti-smoking drug may raise the risk of cardiovascular events.
Thursday, January 04, 2018 -- Researchers investigate the potential of a new test in providing an early Parkinson's diagnosis. Could blood caffeine levels be a marker of the disease?