Category: Health

staffAugust 11, 2018

Experts Highlight Ebola Vaccine Progress and Suggest Next Steps

Despite promising advances, important scientific questions remain unanswered in the effort to develop a safe and effective Ebola vaccine, according ...

staffAugust 10, 2018

Study finds average sodium consumption safe for heart health

New research shows that for the vast majority of individuals, sodium consumption does not increase health risks except for those ...

staffAugust 9, 2018

Low-Calorie Diets: Benefits for Men and Women

A low-calorie diet causes different metabolic effects in women than in men, a new Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism study suggests. ...

staffAugust 5, 2018

How Weight Loss Can Stop Type 2 Diabetes

A clinical trial recently showed that nearly half of individuals with type 2 diabetes achieved remission to a non-diabetic state ...

staffJuly 31, 2018

Cannabinoids for Pancreatic Cancer

Mice with pancreatic cancer that were treated with a naturally occurring constituent of medicinal cannabis alongside chemotherapy, survived almost three ...

staffJuly 29, 2018

Gut Bacteria Byproduct Protects Against Salmonella

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a molecule that serves as natural protection against one of ...

staffJuly 27, 2018

Dementia: Ten Minutes Chatting a Day Helps

An e-learning program that trains care home staff to engage in meaningful social interaction with people who have dementia improves ...

staffJuly 26, 2018

Sunscreen users receive less than half the sun protection

Researchers from King’s College London have assessed just how much sun protection people actually receive, based on typical use. It ...

staffJuly 24, 2018

Viagra trial stopped after baby deaths

A Viagra in pregnancy trial has been urgently stopped after 11 newborn babies died. Women taking part in the Dutch ...

staffJuly 24, 2018

Salmonella fears prompts cracker recall

Salmonella fears have prompted a mass recall of the cheese-flavored snack Goldfish Crackers in the US. Pepperidge Farms, owner of ...