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It’s Not All in Their Heads: Non-Celiac Gluten Intolerance’s Immunologic Basis

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Who really needs to be gluten-free?

The gluten-free craze is unlikely to go away anytime soon. Many people say they feel better after adopting a diet free of gluten, a protein found in …

Gluten

Overdiagnosis of Cancer Conference

August 28, 2015, by NCI Staff<p>For the third consecutive year, experts from around the world will convene to discuss the dilemma of overdiagnosis in …

Cancer

How virtual reality is shaping the healthcare industry

VR is not just for entertainment. VR is creating new opportunities in the medical industry.<p>One of the most common misconceptions is that Virtual …

Virtual Reality

Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life

You can achieve wins in four domains of life at once–work, family, community, and self—following Friedman’s Total Leadership process. Learn how in this video slide deck. Download a customizable version here.

Harvard Business Review

Are wearable devices the future of health care?

How to rein in the escalating cost of health care is generating fierce debate across the U.S. Many politicians and health-care professionals are …

Health Care

New Biosensor Can Detect the Biomarker of Disease

These days everything from our social lives to health can be personalized and tracked by devices like smartphones or FitBit. With these smart …

Medicine

What is the vagus nerve?

The vagus nerve is the longest and most complex of the 12 pairs of cranial nerves that emanate from the brain. It transmits information to or from …

Pain

The healthy eating habits you should adopt from Italians

Italian food is indisputably delicious, arguably the best of all cuisines. But eating microwaved lasagna in front of your favorite sitcom re-run is …

Italy

Hibiscus tea: Health benefits and risks

Hibiscus tea, made from dried parts of the hibiscus plant, is deep red in color. It has sweet and tart flavors, similar to cranberry, and may be …

Tea

More Cancer Studies Have Just Passed an Important Reproducibility Test

Averting a science crisis.<p>The latest experiments testing whether a number of high-profile papers in cancer research can be reproduced has just given …

Research

Blood Tests Allow for Scalpel-Free Biopsies

A patient suspected of having cancer usually undergoes imaging and a biopsy. Samples of the tumor are excised, examined under a microscope and, …

Cancer

How To Be A Horizontal And Vertical Leader At The Same Time

Do you find leading your organization to be a constant balancing act? Sometimes you’re giving people flexibility to link up and learn, to “be their best”— but then you’re pushing them to the limit, demanding results. You want to be interconnected, horizontal, and coolly supportive of people far and …

Leadership

Human enzyme may be key to unraveling Alzheimer's disease

<i>Abnormal protein buildups (shown here) are involved in a number of neurodegenerative conditions, including Alzheimer's disease.</i><p>Protein aggregates are …

Dementia

How To Create Mindful Leadership

, CommunityVoice<p>Shutterstock<p>For the last few years, mindfulness has been getting a lot of attention and press.<p>According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, a leading thinker in the field, mindfulness is about “Paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.” It is …

Mindfulness

Scientists may have found a way to stop cancer from metastasizing

<i>New research may have found a way to stop cancer cells (shown here) from creeping to other locations.</i><p>Metastasis is the main cause of death in cancer, …

Cancer

A new microscope uses light to "cut" through tissue samples and find cancer

It could help surgeons remove cancerous breast tissues all at once.<p>The ultimate goal of a lumpectomy is to remove all the cancerous tissue from a person’s breast while saving as much of the healthy tissue as possible. But that’s even harder than it sounds. Without the ability to look at tissue …

Cancer

A woman who has coached hundreds of millionaires and billionaires shares the secret to their success

Executive leadership coach Lolly Daskal has worked with hundreds of millionaires and billionaires.<p>The secret to their success doesn't boil down to …

Success

Whole genome sequencing not ready for routine use: study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A study testing the value of DNA sequencing as part of routine medical care showed that roughly one in five people carried a mutation linked with rare disease, but few actually benefited from that information, researchers reported on Monday.<p>The finding comes from the first …

DNA

Routine DNA Sequencing May Be Helpful And Not As Scary As Feared

Advances in technology have made it much easier, faster and less expensive to do whole genome sequencing — to spell out all three billion letters in a person's genetic code. Falling costs have given rise to speculation that it could soon become a routine part of medical care, perhaps as routine as …

DNA

Why Liver Cancer Rates Continue to Increase

The five-year survival rate for people with liver cancer remains at only 20 percent. Diabetes, hepatitis C, smoking, and alcohol are all factors.

Cancer

Large Harvard Study Adds to Evidence That Chocolate Could Have Heart Health Benefits

A new study from Harvard researchers suggests moderate chocolate intake is associated with a significantly lower risk for irregular heartbeats.<p>To be …

Health

Fast, Precise Cancer Care Is Coming to a Hospital Near You

Of all the cancers in the world, lung cancer is the deadliest. This year, the National Cancer Institute estimates it will kill 150,000 people, …

Cancer

Pioneering British firm wins patent for 'cancer vaccines' technology

A pioneering British pharmaceutical company has won a European patent for its ‘cancer vaccines’ technology, which if successful could revolutionise treatment of the disease.<p>Scancell, which is listed on London’s AIM market, has been awarded the patent for its DNA ImmunoBody scientific platform, …

Cancer

How bubbles can help us treat cancer

Oxford scientist Eleanor Stride has engineered a new way to deliver cancer drugs with precision<p>Injecting bubbles in the bloodstream is usually the …

Cancer

10 Amazing Things Scientists Just Did with CRISPR

1 of 12<p>CRISPR technology<p>It's like someone has pressed fast-forward on the gene-editing field: A simple tool that scientists can wield to snip and …

Genetics

Crispr Offers a Leap Forward for Diagnosing Disease

Scientists are hoping it can detect deadly ailments faster, cheaper and more accurately than current tests<p>By<p>Amy Dockser Marcus<p>Amy Dockser Marcus<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>When it comes to treating deadly diseases, scientists are always looking for a method of diagnosis that is fast, cheap and …

Genetics

Understanding the Genetics Revolution

<i>Carl Zimmer writes books, articles, essays, and blog posts in which he reports from the frontiers of biology, where scientists are expanding our</i> …

Genetics

Behind big pharma's race to develop the next wave of cancer therapy

Pharmaceutical companies are betting big on a new wave of innovative cancer therapies they believe will be more effective than existing treatments and move them a big step closer to finding a cure for the disease.<p>The fast-emerging branch of therapies – immuno-oncology (IO) – works by equipping the …

Cancer

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Protects Brain Tissue Against Alzheimer's In New Study

This has been a fantastic month for olive oil. A recent study showed that it stops brain cancer tumors in lab tests, and now a new study shows that it protects brain tissue from the toxic substances thought to cause Alzheimer’s disease.<p>The experiment used a well-verified Alzheimer’s mouse model to …

Neuroscience