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What hookah smoking can do to your blood vessels

November 6, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

More and more people are giving up smoking, and they are sensible to do so. Cigarette smoking is “the leading preventable cause of death in the United States,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with cigarettes […]


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Can this Amazonian diet offer a solution to heart disease?

November 6, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 610,000 people die because of heart disease-related problems each year in the United States. At global level, cardiovascular diseases caused around 31 percent of all deaths in 2016 alone, […]


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New virus could help destroy cancer

November 5, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Cancer is a chronic disease that kills millions of people worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer is the second leading cause of death globally and is likely to be responsible for more than 9 million deaths in […]


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Alzheimer’s may be treated with diabetes drugs

November 5, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

New research — led by Vahram Haroutunian, Ph.D., a professor of psychiatry and neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, NY — analyzed the brain tissues of people who had both Alzheimer’s disease […]


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Study reveals nature of how T cells protect the brain against harmful viruses

November 2, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience and Amsterdam UMC have disclosed the nature of how T cells protect the brain against harmful viruses. The results of the study, which are published in Nature Communications, are important for investigating the […]


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Researchers discover new antibiotic compounds

November 1, 2018

Via: The Medical News

As reported in the journal ChemMedChem, Prasanthi Medarametla and colleagues have targeted a protein called LsrK that is involved in a bacterial communication process called quorum sensing. Quorum sensing enables bacteria to colonize, produce virulence factors, form a biofilm and […]


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Scientists find brain area that inhibits fear

November 1, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

According to recent estimates, 3.6 percent of the adult population in the United States have experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the past year, while almost 7 percent have had the condition at some point in their lives. Although almost […]


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Study finds sniffer dogs detect malaria faster than diagnostic tests

October 31, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The latest demonstration could potentially lead to the first rapid and non-invasive test for malaria. The research was conducted by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), Durham University, Medical Detection Dogs (MDD) and the University of Dundee. […]


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Researchers find key differences in brains of males and females with schizophrenia

October 30, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have found clear disparities in the way males and females–both those with schizophrenia and those who are healthy–discern the mental states of others. The research, the first of its kind, […]


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Consumption of fermented dairy products may lower heart disease risk

October 30, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Men who eat plenty of fermented dairy products have a smaller risk of incident coronary heart disease than men who eat less of these products, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. A very high consumption […]


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Scientists discover kill code in all cells that can be triggered to destroy cancer

October 29, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Once certain cellular machinery detects that a cell is changing into cancer, it triggers the kill code to destroy the mutating cell. The code is found in large protein-coding ribonucleic acids (RNAs) and in small microRNAs, which are thought to […]


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Experimental vaccine shows promise to protect stroke survivors from blood clots

October 29, 2018

Via: The Medical News

A vaccine may one day be able to replace oral blood thinners to reduce the risk of secondary strokes caused by blood clots, without increasing the risk of serious bleeding or triggering an autoimmune response, according to new research in […]


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Probiotics: When good bacteria turn bad

October 29, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

In brief, probiotics are living microorganisms that people are now consuming as a way of influencing their gut bacteria. The concept of people improving their intestinal health by eating live organisms is not a new one but dates back almost […]


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Common drug may increase lung cancer risk

October 26, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

People use angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor drugs (ACEIs) for managing hypertension. They are effective, and doctors consider them relatively safe when people take them for short periods of time. Earlier studies have hinted that ACEIs might increase people’s cancer risk, […]


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How does stress affect the brain?

October 25, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Stress — especially when we experience it on a regular basis — takes a significant toll on our minds and bodies. It can make us feel more irritable and constantly tired, and it impacts our ability to focus. Chronic stress […]