Cancer: Using copper to boost immunotherapy

Scientists have successfully destroyed cancer cells in mice by using copper-based nanoparticles and immunotherapy.  Importantly, the cancer did not return.

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Could a probiotic prevent or reverse Parkinson's?

Scientists recently tested probiotics in a roundworm model of Parkinson’s. A particular bacterium had a protective effect and improved symptoms.

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Catnip: What do we know about the feline drug?

Catnip is the most famous stimulant for cats. How does it work, why does it not affect all cats, and are there any catnip alternatives? We investigate.

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Giving TB vaccine intravenously boosts efficacy

New research in macaques finds that changing the delivery method of an existing tuberculosis vaccine can drastically improve its efficacy.

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Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

A new review investigates sex differences in cardiometabolic disorders. The authors conclude that women are more at risk of receiving the wrong treatment.

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Online information about probiotics often misleading

The internet contains reams of information on probiotics. A new study tests the claims of popular websites and conclude that many are misleading.

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Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

A new study examines the link between drinking tea and lower rates of depression in older Chinese adults, revealing the characteristics of tea drinkers.

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Common foods alter gut bacteria by influencing viruses

Gut bacteria live alongside billions of viruses. A new study investigates how specific foods impact these viruses and, therefore, gut bacteria.

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Sugar alters brain chemistry after only 12 days

New research in pigs examines how sugar intake affects the brain's reward circuits and finds that changes are noticeable after just 12 days.

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How long does molly stay in your system?

The exact length of time that molly, or MDMA, stays in a person's system depends on several factors, including how much of the drug they have taken. Learn more here.

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Adnexal mass: What to know

Adnexal masses are lumps that form in the adnexa of the uterus, which includes the uterus, ovaries, and fallopian tubes. Keep reading to learn more.

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What are the risks of using castor oil to induce labor?

Using castor oil to induce labor is growing in popularity. In this article, learn about the risks, the research, and whether or not it actually works.

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What to know about dry mouth at night

Some people may experience sensations of a dry mouth at night. This article outlines the potential causes and their associated treatment options.

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Eye exercises: Some tips and techniques

Some people believe that certain eye exercises can help improve vision or treat eye conditions. There are a number of eye exercises a person can try. Read about them here.

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Supplement may help burn fat long after exercise

Taking an appetite suppressant produced by gut bacteria may help increase the value of moderate exercise for weight loss, according to a new study.

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New SARS-like virus may be spreading outside China

Reports of a novel virus spreading to countries in East and Southeast Asia have put local authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) on alert.

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Does turmeric have anticancer properties?

People have discussed the potential health benefits of turmeric for thousands of years. A recent review assesses the evidence for its use against cancer.

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What is the correct dosage of CBD?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is available in many different forms, including oils, tablets, and creams. The ideal dosages of CBD vary depending on its form and usage. Learn more here.

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What to know about ethmoid sinusitis

Ethmoid sinusitis is an inflammation of the ethmoid sinuses, which sit between the eyes. This article provides an overview of the condition.

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What factors influence a person's height?

Genes determine around 80% of a person's height, but environmental factors can also affect it. This article looks at how people can increase their height during development.

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