Category: Health

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staffSeptember 30, 2017

Umbilical Cord Stem Cells Show Promise as Heart Failure Treatment

A heart failure treatment using umbilical cord-derived stem cells may lead to notable improvements in heart muscle function and quality ...

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staffSeptember 30, 2017

FDA approves new treatment for metastatic breast cancers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Thursday approved Verzenio to treat adult patients with HR-positive and HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer. ...

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staffSeptember 28, 2017

Intermittent electrical brain stimulation improves memory

Intermittent electrical stimulation of an area deep inside the brain that degenerates in Alzheimer’s appears to improve working memory, scientists ...

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staffSeptember 26, 2017

Nerve stimulation pulls patient from 15-year vegetative state

By stimulating a nerve that stretches from the abdomen to the brain, French researchers have restored a significant measure of ...

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staffSeptember 20, 2017

Youth obesity have stopped rising, study says

Youth obesity rates are leveling off in the United States, with about one-third of kids and teens now overweight or ...

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staffSeptember 19, 2017

How flying seriously messes with your mind

Travelling by plane has become an everyday activity – but our bodies and brains are still affected by it. With ...

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staffSeptember 8, 2017

Vegetarian diet may be as effective as medication against acid reflux

A mostly vegetarian diet may provide relief similar to widely used medications for people with acid reflux, a new study ...

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staffAugust 31, 2017

Common painkillers may boost blood pressure in arthritis patients

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen may raise blood pressure in patients with arthritis, a new study suggests. “The ...

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staffAugust 30, 2017

Study: Viagra may harm, not help, patients with heart valve disorder

When one of the heart’s valves goes awry, this can lead to dangerously high blood pressure in the nearby lungs. ...

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staffAugust 30, 2017

Diet study suggests it’s carbs, not fats, that are bad for you

A large, 18-country study may turn current nutritional thinking on its head. The new research suggests that it’s not the ...