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New drug target for Parkinson's disease found

A new study has found an enzyme that drives neurotoxicity in both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Blocking the action of this enzyme may prevent …

Are you suffering from a parathyroid condition?

You may have heard about the function of the thyroid, or at least about people dealing with thyroid issues. You might not know, however, about another group of glands in your neck called parathyroid glands. Like the thyroid, these can sometimes run on overdrive too, resulting in hyperparathyroidism.<p>…

Vatican hospital offers to take in baby Charlie Gard

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Vatican-owned pediatric hospital in Rome offered to take 11-month-old Charlie Gard into its care on Tuesday.<p>It's an effort to prevent doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London from turning off his life support and to allow his parents to be the ones making the decision on whether …

In Neanderthal DNA, Signs of a Mysterious Human Migration

With fossils and DNA, scientists are piecing together a picture of humanity’s beginnings, an origin story with more twists than anything you would find at the movie theater.<p>The expert consensus now is that Homo sapiens evolved at least 300,000 years ago in Africa. Only much later — roughly 70,000 …

Mitochondrial DNA

Conor McGregor's unusual fighting style could trouble Floyd Mayweather, says British boxer Anthony Yarde

Anthony Yarde, one of the rising stars of British boxing, has said he can see how Conor McGregor’s unusual fighting style will give him a puncher’s …

Breaking Bad: 7 Ways To Beat Your Bad Habits

Everything we do in life is driven by our habits. They determine our successes and our failures. They embody who we truly are.<p>While much has been …

Self-improvement

A Team Cured Diabetes in Mice Without Side Effects

A Cure for Diabetes<p>A potential cure for Type 1 diabetes looms on the horizon in San Antonio, and the novel approach would also allow Type 2 diabetics …

Multiple sclerosis: Antioxidant may slow disease progression

New research offers hope for patients with multiple sclerosis, after finding that a common over-the-counter antioxidant may help to slow the …

Medical Research

All cancer patients should have their DNA tested to save lives, Chief Medical Officer says

Every cancer patient in Britain should undergo DNA gene sequencing to prevent the misery of misdiagnosis, needless hospital visits and ineffective chemotherapy, the Chief Medical Officer has said.<p>In her annual report, Dame Sally Davies, said it was time to end the ‘diagnostic odyssey’ which left …

Hemorrhoids: Dangers, treatments and prevention

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hemorrhoids have plagued mankind's derrieres for centuries.<p>It's said that French leader Napoleon Bonaparte's rectal protrusion caused him such pain during the Battle of Waterloo that it affected his ability to lead, ultimately costing him victory.<p>Hippocrates pioneered many of the surgical …

Nutrition

How to reverse type two diabetes

Most of us know that eating healthily is important, but many people don't fully appreciating the importance of fuelling their body correctly until it …

Heartburn drugs tied to increased risk of early death, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> At prescription strength, proton-pump inhibitors are associated with a potential 25% increased risk of early death from any cause, suggests new research published Monday in the British Medical Journal Open.<p>This study did not examine over-the-counter proton-pump inhibitors or particular …

Biomedicine