zika

Zika Virus Can Trigger Epilepsy

Beyond its known links to birth defects and other problems, the Zika virus may also trigger cases of epilepsy in infants, warn experts from...
trans fats

Research Suggests Bans On Trans Fats

People living in areas that restrict trans fats in foods had fewer hospitalizations for heart attack and stroke compared to residents in areas without...
nalband mutation

Nalband Mutation: How Scientists Zeroed In On One Family’s Rare And Crippling Disease

The poignant story of an Agra family, where six children have the 'Nalband mutation'. Reports on how a group of scientists linked it to...
glioblastoma

Immunotherapy For Glioblastoma Well Tolerated; Survival Gains Observed

DURHAM, N.C. -- A phase one study of 11 patients with glioblastoma who received injections of an investigational vaccine therapy and an approved chemotherapy...
Naren Vyavahare

Naren Vyavahare Receives $1.47 million From NIH For Nanoparticle Research

One of the top ten killers for men older than 55 is the target of Clemson University research that could lead to a new...

Gene-Editing Alternative Corrects Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

DALLAS - April 12, 2017 - Using the new gene-editing enzyme CRISPR-Cpf1, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have successfully corrected Duchenne muscular dystrophy...
hot flashes

Hot Flashes Could Signal Increased Risk of Heart Disease

CLEVELAND, Ohio (April 12, 2017)—Hot flashes, one of the most common symptoms of menopause, have already been shown to interfere with a woman’s overall...

Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements Have No Impact On Cancer Rate, New Study Shows

Vitamin D status and supplements seem to have become a societal preoccupation. Encouraging the latter’s use as a cure-all, the “magic bullet” commercialization of...
stroke survivors

Some Stroke Survivors Disregard GP Advice On Medications

Some stroke survivors say they are disregarding GP advice on secondary prevention medications, such as statins, with some patients stopping their medication completely after...
progesterone

Progesterone And Bisexuality: Is There A Link?

Bisexuality is quite common among men and women whose mothers received additional doses of the sex hormone progesterone while pregnant. This is one of...
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