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Medical News Today: Cancer: Using copper to boost immunotherapy
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 03:00:00 PST
Scientists have successfully destroyed cancer cells in mice by using copper-based nanoparticles and immunotherapy.  Importantly, the cancer did not return.
Medical News Today: Could a probiotic prevent or reverse Parkinson's?
Thu, 23 Jan 2020 03:00:00 PST
Scientists recently tested probiotics in a roundworm model of Parkinson’s. A particular bacterium had a protective effect and improved symptoms.
Medical News Today: Catnip: What do we know about the feline drug?
Wed, 22 Jan 2020 08:00:00 PST
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.
Medical News Today: Giving TB vaccine intravenously boosts efficacy
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:00:00 PST
New research in macaques finds that changing the delivery method of an existing tuberculosis vaccine can drastically improve its efficacy.
Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:00:00 PST
A new review investigates sex differences in cardiometabolic disorders. The authors conclude that women are more at risk of receiving the wrong treatment.
Medical News Today: Online information about probiotics often misleading
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:00:00 PST
The internet contains reams of information on probiotics. A new study tests the claims of popular websites and conclude that many are misleading.
Medical News Today: Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 00:00:00 PST
A new study examines the link between drinking tea and lower rates of depression in older Chinese adults, revealing the characteristics of tea drinkers.
Medical News Today: Common foods alter gut bacteria by influencing viruses
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 03:00:00 PST
Gut bacteria live alongside billions of viruses. A new study investigates how specific foods impact these viruses and, therefore, gut bacteria.
Medical News Today: Sugar alters brain chemistry after only 12 days
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 00:00:00 PST
New research in pigs examines how sugar intake affects the brain's reward circuits and finds that changes are noticeable after just 12 days.
Medical News Today: How long does molly stay in your system?
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 23:00:00 PST
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.
Medical News Today: Adnexal mass: What to know
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 21:00:00 PST
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.
Medical News Today: What are the risks of using castor oil to induce labor?
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:00:00 PST
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.
Medical News Today: What to know about dry mouth at night
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:00:00 PST
Some people may experience sensations of a dry mouth at night. This article outlines the potential causes and their associated treatment options.
Medical News Today: Eye exercises: Some tips and techniques
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:00:00 PST
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.
Medical News Today: Supplement may help burn fat long after exercise
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:00:00 PST
Taking an appetite suppressant produced by gut bacteria may help increase the value of moderate exercise for weight loss, according to a new study.
Medical News Today: New SARS-like virus may be spreading outside China
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:00:00 PST
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.
Medical News Today: Does turmeric have anticancer properties?
Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:00:00 PST
People have discussed the potential health benefits of turmeric for thousands of years. A recent review assesses the evidence for its use against cancer.
Medical News Today: What is the correct dosage of CBD?
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 23:00:00 PST
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.
Medical News Today: What to know about ethmoid sinusitis
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 21:00:00 PST
Ethmoid sinusitis is an inflammation of the ethmoid sinuses, which sit between the eyes. This article provides an overview of the condition.
Medical News Today: What factors influence a person's height?
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 19:00:00 PST
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.