Finger Chips

Anyone who’s ever dieted knows that sorting through the deluge of research can be overwhelming. Paleo has a devout following who swear by its protein-heavy meals while intermittent fasters believe that forgoing food for hours on end (which varies, but can include skipping meals...

Hepatitis C Test

An osteopathic doctor in Westchester County has been ordered to stop practicing immediately after four of his patients tested positive for the same strain of hepatitis C. The New York State Health Department is urging all patients of Dr. Timothy Morely, who owns Tomorrow Medicine...

diet

The United States Health department has released a statement declaring that death from overdose has become the leading cause of death in people under the age of fifty. The raging opioid epidemic that is sweeping the United States has created millions of addicts to prescription painkillers. The...

Zika Virus

While the Zika virus is known to cause birth defects and abnormalities in unborn children, researchers now believe it could be used as an effective way to kill off cancer cells in the brain. Focusing specifically on glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer, researchers...

Alzheimer Disease

Research suggests that natural selection may eventually weed out the genetic mutations related to Alzheimer’s disease and other genetic conditions. In a world filled with natural disasters, war, and growing risk of incurable infections, one study is shining a little ray...

Zika Virus

While the Zika virus is known to cause birth defects and abnormalities in unborn children, researchers now believe it could be used as an effective way to kill off cancer cells in the brain. Focusing specifically on glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer, researchers...

Antibody Infusion

An experimental therapy has held back one man’s HIV infection for 10 months, doctors have reported. He was one of 18 people in a small trial testing injections of “broadly neutralising antibodies” – the natural weapons of the immune system. They delayed...

Breakfast

Too many of us have been there: You’ve been dieting for some time now. Day after day, you say no to the cookie and yes to the salad, even visiting the gym now and again. You step on the scale and leave despondent and disappointed every time. Maybe it’s something I’m doing...

HIV

The outstanding progress in boosting the immune system to treat cancer may help unlock a cure for HIV, according to scientists meeting in Paris. The body’s normal defences struggle to clear the body of HIV and cancer. But the rapidly emerging field of immunotherapy has seen...

Contact Lenses

Doctors recently found 27 contact lenses in a patient’s eye while they were prepping her for surgery. In a write-up in the British Medical Journal, the authors said the 17 of the lenses were stuck together in a “bluish . . . hard mass” and were “bound together by mucus.”...