Talon Amsbaugh

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Meet Poké, the Hawaiian Raw Fish Dish Having Its Moment in the Sun

Poké, a dish ubiquitous on the Hawaiian islands, has made its way onto mainland menus all across the country. Here's what you need to know about the raw fish dish and where it's served.<p>Poké is near ubiquitous in Hawaii, served everywhere from run-of-the-mill grocery stores to gas stations, surf …

Santa Monica

Virotherapy: skin cancer successfully treated with herpes-based drug

‘Virotherapy’ uses modified herpes virus to attack melanoma cells and has potential to overcome cancer even when disease has spread throughout the body<p>Patients with aggressive skin cancer have been treated successfully using a drug based on the herpes virus, in a trial that could pave the way for a …

Cancer

This Noodles in a Jar Recipe Is Better Than Your Average Ramen

Even though <b>ramen</b> is basically every college student's go-to food when they need sustenance or some quick noodle goodness, that doesn't mean that you can't liven it up a bit. Instant ramen noodles can be pimped up by <b>adding fresh ingredients</b>. However, why not just make it fresh from the get go and …

Bird flu could be as deadly as the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic

Scientists must be allowed to work on deadly viruses in labs to ward off future outbreaks, Professor Derek Smith argues<p>Bird flu could be as deadly as the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic but scientists have been prevented from working on a vaccine, a leading academic has warned.<p>Professor Derek Smith, of …

Bird Flu

Can a new drug brown the fat and trim the obese person?

New research has found that a variant of a drug used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension prompts weight-loss in obese mice. Among mice fed a high-fat diet, those who did not get the medication became obese while medicated mice did not, the same study showed.<p>The experimental drug used, a …

Diabetes