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Food additive to blame for C. difficile epidemic

When <i>Clostridium difficile</i> infections rear their ugly head, patients are at serious risk. But no one knows what is behind the soaring number of …

Gua sha: What you need to know

Gua sha is a technique used in traditional East Asian medicine. It is often used to treat muscle pain and tension, but there has been limited …

Want to beat antibiotic-resistant superbugs? Rethink that strep throat remedy

Got a sore throat? The doctor may write a quick prescription for penicillin or amoxicillin, and with the stroke of a pen, help diminish public health …

Cancer overrides the circadian clock to survive

Misfolded proteins cause disruptions in circadian rhythm that contribute to tumor growth<p>Tumor cells use the unfolded protein response to alter …

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

Study Reveals another Cancer Cell Energy Source

October 20, 2016, by NCI Staff<p>Researchers have discovered another way that cancer cells may produce the energy they need to survive and grow.<p>Using …

Cancer Cells

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

Common BP lowering drugs linked to skin cancer risk

The findings revealed that using medicines that contain hydrochlorothiazide increases the risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma, skin cancer …

Cancer

Everything You Need to Know About Crispr Gene Editing

In the last five years, biology has undergone a seismic shift as researchers around the globe have embraced a revolutionary technology called gene …

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The complexities of lymphoma: The importance of subtypes

Lymphoma is one of the most prevalent forms of blood cancer, which itself represents the fifth most common cause of cancer death worldwide.1 Each …

Ginger Is 10,000x Stronger Than Chemo (And Only Kills Cancer Cells), New Study Finds

Turmeric has widely been toted for its effect on cancer, but new research has shown that its cousin ginger is just as powerful. Not only that, an …

Genetically modified skin grown from stem cells saved a 7-year-old boy's life

Scientists reported Wednesday that they genetically modified stem cells to grow skin that they successfully grafted over nearly all of a child's body — a remarkable achievement that could revolutionize treatment of burn victims and people with skin diseases.<p>The research, published in the journal …

Red wine and dark chocolate could hold the clues to eternal youth

Breakthrough study reveals possible route to reversing the signs of ageing<p>Ageing is a natural process of the human body. We become more susceptible …

Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk Lingers Years After Treatment Ends

The risk of recurrence was directly tied to the original cancer’s size and characteristics, and to the number of lymph nodes that were …

Breast Cancer May Return Even 20 Years Later, Study Finds

Breast cancer can “smolder” and return even 20 years later unless patients keep taking drugs to suppress it, researchers reported Wednesday.<p>They were looking for evidence that at least some breast cancer survivors might be able to skip the pills that reduce the risk of the breast tumors coming …

Researchers are using sound to levitate objects, and it's changing the medical industry

For several years, researchers around the world have been experimenting with sound waves that can levitate small objects.<p>The method could …

Medicine

“Self-regulating” nanoparticles can burn cancer without harming healthy cells

Researchers at the University of Surrey and Dalian University of Technology in China have created a form of nanoparticle that can heat up and kill cancerous cells and then self-regulate to avoid burning healthy cells. The particles can raise their temperature between 42°C to 45°C, hot enough to …

Cancer cells destroyed in just 3 days with new technique

Cancer cells are relentless, possessing the vexatious ability to develop resistance to current therapies and making the disease hugely challenging to …

People With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Are Exhausted at a Cellular Level, Study Shows

Yet more evidence for this disease.<p>If you're one of the millions of people worldwide who deals with the symptoms of CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome, …

Pain

Scientists find key to unwanted thoughts

<b>Have you ever wanted to stop ruminating on something and just been unable to?</b><p>Scientists could have the secret. They have identified a chemical in the brain's "memory" region that allows us to suppress unwanted thoughts.<p>The discovery may help explain why some people can't shift persistent intrusive …

Gut bacteria 'boost' cancer therapy

<b>Bacteria living in the murky depths of the digestive system seem to influence whether tumours shrink during cancer therapy, say French and US researchers.</b><p>They tested the microbiome - the collection of microscopic species that live in us - in cancer patients.<p>Two studies, in the journal Science, …

Chemotherapy harms fertility of female cancer patients’ children, research shows

Chemotherapy significantly harms the fertility of female cancer patients’ children, new research has shown.<p>Scientists found that the offspring of women who underwent the treatment prior to becoming pregnant had a 70 per cent worse likelihood of having a child themselves.<p>The effects of the intensive …

Common acid reflux drug increases stomach cancer risk

Proton pump inhibitors, which are used to treat acid reflux, are one of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the world. But now, a new study …

Cancer

Scientists discovered a "kill switch" that destroys any cancer cell

Suicide Molecules<p>A new study has established that RNA molecules, originally developed as a means of studying genes, can trigger a hidden mechanism …

Common acid reflux medications promote chronic liver disease

Approximately 10 percent of the general population take a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drug to block stomach acid secretions and relieve symptoms of …

Alphabet Closer to Using Balloons for Telecom in Puerto Rico

Last Friday, engineers on Google parent Alphabet’s internet-by-balloon Project Loon tweeted that they hoped to bring emergency connectivity to Puerto …

Telecoms

How to Stop Bleeding and Save a Life

In the commotion immediately after the Las Vegas shooting that killed nearly 60 people on Sunday, medical workers outnumbered by victims pressed bystanders into service to help with emergency first aid.<p>Just as bystander CPR has become standard, public health agencies are working to increase …

Multivitamins in pregnancy may be linked to lower autism risk in children

Evidence not yet sufficient to change practice but findings warrant further investigation, say researchers<p>The researchers stress that their findings …