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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Recent research has suggested ties between pancreatic cancer and the use of birth control pills. Danish researchers Butt and colleagues investigate whether this is the case. Pancreatic cancer is rare but extremely lethal. Pancreatic tissues display sex-hormone receptors, and both estrogen and progesterone appear to inhibit pancreatic tumor
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] There is a desperate need for a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. A recent study tested an anti-Alzheimer’s DNA vaccine in mice. Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible condition that slowly degrades thinking and memory. It currently affects six million Americans, and that number will increase as the population ages.
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers in North Carolina, USA tested a treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma that programs patients’ white blood cells to target cancer cells. Hodgkin’s lymphoma, also called Hodgkin’s disease, is a type of cancer originating from lymphocytes. Lymphocytes are white blood cells of the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A new study on mice published by German researchers investigates the question: are miscarriages genetic? Miscarriages occur in up to one of five pregnancies and can be devastating for the woman who experiences the miscarriage and her partner. The cause of miscarriage is not well understood but is
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Our Reader Score [Total: 1 Average: 5] Exercise is not achievable by all. Researchers from the United Kingdom sought to understand if passive body heating can achieve similar benefits and reduce inflammation. Exercise is a great practice for physical well-being. It increases strength, improves metabolism, and promotes beneficial, internal chemical changes. It also helps regulate
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Canadian researchers utilized the lab-on-a-chip microfluidic technology to develop a new biosensor for real-time detection of pathogenic bacteria. Bacteria are all around us—in the air, on objects, and both inside and on the surfaces of the human body. They are so small that hundred thousands of them could
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study published in PLOS ONE discussed alkaline water benefits on hydration and exercise performance for athletes trained in combat sports. Proper hydration is an important part of maintaining health, especially during and after physical exercise. Fluids help to maintain body function by delivering nutrients to cells, controlling
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Concerns are being raised about the clinical efficacy of off-label prescribing. McGill University researchers investigated whether off-label prescribing of a prescription drug is supported by rigorous research. Pharmaceutical companies developing a new prescription drug are motivated to receive approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers recently examined whether aspirin, EPA, or a combination of both can help reduce colorectal pre-cancerous polyps. In 2012 alone, colorectal cancer was diagnosed in about 1.4 million people in the world. Prevention strategies, such as screening programs, are integral in reducing the number of confirmed cases of
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Patients at risk of an abnormal heart rhythm after heart surgery were injected with botulinum toxin, and researchers assessed the effects over three years. Up to 50% of patients can have an abnormal heart rhythm following heart surgery. In atrial fibrillation, a cause ofabnormal heart rhythm, the electrical
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] New research reveals evidence of increased cardiac stress in non-professional marathon runners after completing long-distance races. Running a marathon has become an increasingly popular sport activity because of its challenging nature and the potential health benefits of distance running. However, there has been debated on whether running a
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Our Reader Score [Total: 1 Average: 5] Researchers investigated the effect of protein bedtime snacks on muscle recovery, energy expenditure, and appetite the next morning.   Proteins are food products that contain amino acids. Amino acids are essential for bodybuilding, healing and repair, and the overall development of the muscles. They also supply fuel forenergy.
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers recently analyzed cigarette, alcohol, and marijuana use in teens by examining when they start substance use and which substances they try first. Teenagers often experiment with substances for the first time. While this gateway hypothesis is still being studied, the traditional sequence of trying substances starts with
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Our Reader Score [Total: 2 Average: 3] Researchers examine the big five personality traits and how they can influence mate choice, sexual frequency, and success of reproduction. Depending on the environment, there are different personality traits that can be more beneficial than others. Personality traits, and a combination of them, can impact career, hobby, and
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study published in the Scientific Reports has devised an ingenious way to target drugs to brain cancer. Accounting for 12-15% of all intracranial brain cancers, glioblastoma is one of the most deadly cancers. Glioblastomas are cancer cells that form from abnormal astrocytes. Astrocytes are brain cells that are
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A study linked the composition of gut bacteria to the immune system and insulin sensitivity and determined whether a certain bacterial strain could reverse insulin resistance. As we age, our immune system functions at a lower capacity and tends to cause more inflammation. their discoveries can predispose individuals toward
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