This dinosaur-killer meteoroid metal can kill cancer cells

In a recent study, researchers find that cancer cells can be killed with metal from the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs. The results show that...

Toxic metal may play a role in autism development

In a recent study, researchers find that environmental metal and metalloid pollution (lead, mercury, aluminum, and arsenic) may induce autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The finding...

Training muscle strength could boost your heart health

A new study shows that regular physical exercise and muscle strength training could improve cardiovascular health. The finding is published recently in the scientific journal...

Phone app gets more adults to take their blood pressure medication

People with high blood pressure are more inclined to take their medications correctly if an app on their smartphone reminds them, a new study...

New tool could check muscle and bone health in older people

A new way to assess the impact of normal aging on bones, joints and muscles has been proposed that could provide a benchmark for...
Common household cleaning products may cause overweight in kids

Common household cleaning products may cause overweight in kids

Commonly used household cleaners could be making children overweight by altering their gut microbiota, suggests a Canadian study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association...
The more you smoke, the greater your risk of a heart rhythm disorder

The more you smoke, the greater your risk of a heart rhythm disorder

The more you smoke, the greater your risk of a heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation. That’s the finding of a study published in the...
Artificial intelligence can identify lung cancer type and genetic changes

Artificial intelligence can identify lung cancer type and genetic changes

A new computer program can analyze images of patients' lung tumors, specify cancer types, and even identify altered genes driving abnormal cell growth, a...
Sugar pills could relieve pain for certain chronic pain patients

Sugar pills could relieve pain for certain chronic pain patients

Someday doctors may prescribe sugar pills for certain chronic pain patients based on their brain anatomy and psychology. And the pills will reduce their pain...
Antibodies could protect you from heart attacks

Antibodies could protect you from heart attacks

Antibodies could protect against heart attacks, according to a study by researchers from Imperial College London. The researchers, funded by the British Heart Foundation, studied...
Top diabetes treatments don’t work in kids and teens

Top diabetes treatments don’t work in kids and teens

Taking insulin or the most commonly used drug for type 2 diabetes, metformin, failed to either delay or effectively treat the condition in youth,...
Too much of this protein may drive kidney cancer

Too much of this protein may drive kidney cancer

Scientists have uncovered a potential therapeutic target for kidney cancers that have a common genetic change. Scientists have known this genetic change can lead to...
Antidepressant may cause antibiotic resistance

Antidepressant may cause antibiotic resistance

A key ingredient in common antidepressants such as Prozac could be causing antibiotic resistance according to new University of Queensland research. A study led by...
Scientists discover over 500 new genes that influence our blood pressure

Scientists discover over 500 new genes that influence our blood pressure

Over 500 new gene regions that influence people's blood pressure have been discovered in the largest global genetic study of blood pressure to date,...

A new potential way to fight deadly brain cancer

Scientists at the Virginia Tech say a gene involved in the body's circadian rhythms is a potential target for therapies to help patients with...

Most Popular

A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

UCLA researchers have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in the hair follicle to make hair grow. The research, led by scientists...
11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is usually diagnosed with tests and procedures that make pictures of the pancreas and the area around it. The process used to find...
8 common complications of high blood pressure

8 common complications of high blood pressure

Because high blood pressure diagnosis is based on blood pressure readings, this condition can go undetected for years, as symptoms do not usually appear...
7 lifestyle-related risk factors for breast cancer

7 lifestyle-related risk factors for breast cancer

Certain breast cancer risk factors are related to personal behaviors, such as diet and exercise. Other lifestyle-related risk factors include decisions about having children and...
Mom's weight in early pregnancy associated with child's cerebral palsy

Mom’s weight in early pregnancy associated with child’s cerebral palsy

Being overweight or obese during pregnancy increases the chance of having a child with cerebral palsy, according to a new research. And the more overweight...
Sugar and cancer

Sugar and cancer: what you need to know

There’s a lot of confusing information and advice out there around sugar. It’s been made the villain of our diet, but where does the consensus...
How to Prevent Pancreatic Cancer

How to prevent pancreatic cancer

Surgical resection, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy remain the best options for patients with pancreatic cancer to save life. Because symptoms of pancreatic cancer are hard to...
Eating egg yolk is almost as bad as smoking when it comes to coronary artery disease

Eating egg yolk is almost as bad as smoking when it comes to coronary...

A published research led by Western’s Dr. David Spence shows that eating egg yolks increases atherosclerosis in a manner similar to smoking cigarettes. Surveying more...
Breast cancer symptoms

Breast cancer symptoms: What you need to know

An important way to keep up with your breast health is to be aware of how your breasts normally look and feel, and know...
Why our immune system cannot see cancer

Why our immune system cannot see cancer?

Cancer hides in plain sight of the immune system. The body's natural tumor surveillance programs should be able to detect and attack rogue cancer cells...