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“We started with cancer but now have developed these targeted therapies for all sorts of diseases”

<b>Along with Christopher Leamon, you’ve created the Trojan horse process to attack diseased cells. What exactly is this process?</b><p>One of the problems …

I Put Magnesium Oil All Over My Body For Pain Relief and the Results Were Surprising

During a late-night Google session in which I was attempting to find a solution for the particularly annoying (and sometimes painful) leg cramps I'd been having, I came across the idea of transdermal magnesium therapy (aka rubbing magnesium oil all over your body). I had been specifically trying to …

Alternative Medicine

Just 10 Minutes of Exercise Can Help Your Brain

Just 10 minutes of physical activity can increase brainpower for a short time afterward, according to a new study published in <i>Neuropsychologia</i>. The …

Alpha-Lipoic Acid - A Multitalent?

Alpha-Lipoic Acid - A Multitalent?<p>A 2012 Meta-analysis of 15 randomized controlled trials in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy treated with alpha lipoic acid demonstrated greater improvement in symptoms, tendon reflexes and especially in nerve conduction velocities than patients treat with placebo<p>Furthermore retinal problems and diabetic cataract seem to be reduced by alpha lipoic acid.<p>Alpha lipoic acid is considered to have a dose-related antioxidative effect.<p>Alpha lipoic acid has …

Anthropology

A Group of South Koreans Is Suing China For Polluting the Air Over Seoul

China’s appalling air quality isn’t just sending the Chinese into despair. It’s also badly affecting people in neighboring countries. That, at least, …

China

Gallbladder disease

Introduction<p>The gallbladder is a sac located under the liver. It stores and concentrates bile produced in the liver. Bile aids in the digestion of …

Kakadu: the Crocodile Dundee tour of Australia's wetland wonderland

Thirty years after Paul Hogan’s smash-hit film put the Top End on the tourist trail, Nikki Marshall takes in some of its locations – and has a much-too-close encounter with a croc called Chopper<p>“You feel it from the heart. It’s something words can’t explain.”<p>So says Paul Arnold, a Darwin-based …

Americans are fatter than ever, CDC finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> The results are in from the one of the largest and broadest surveys of health in the United States. And although many of the findings are encouraging -- more Americans had health insurance and fewer smoked cigarettes in 2015 than in previous years -- the gains were overshadowed by rising …

CNN