alcohol consumption

Higher Alcohol Consumption Leads to Greater Loss of Muscle Tissue in Postmenopausal Women

CLEVELAND, Ohio (June 7, 2017)—If you feel as though you can’t do as much physically as you’ve gotten older, there may be a reason....
A protein has been found to have a previously unknown role in the ageing of cells, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

New Protein Discovered In Ageing And Cancer

A protein has been found to have a previously unknown role in the ageing of cells, according to an early study by Queen Mary...
TB bacterium not superbug

Why Is TB Bacterium Not On Deadly Superbug List?

Of the estimated 10.4 million new tuberculosis cases globally in 2015, nearly 0.5 million were multi-drug-resistant (MDR). Another one million were resistant to rifampicin...
SPORTS KNEE INJURY

Exclusive: Sports Medicine Sports Knee Injury

The knees can take a lot of punishment while playing sports or running, often resulting in knee ligament injuries. Around a fifth of knee injuries from playing sport affect...
Alzheimer's Drug

Alzheimer’s Drug Donepezil Prescribed Off-label Could Pose Risk For Some

FINDINGS Donepezil, a medication that is approved to treat people with Alzheimer's disease, should not be prescribed for people with mild cognitive impairment without a...
cancer cells

A Better Way To Measure The Stiffness Of Cancer Cells

DURHAM, N.C. -- Biomedical engineers at Duke University have discovered a way to detect signs of cancer on a cell-by-cell basis using two lasers...
fennel reduce postmenopause symptoms

Study Confirms Benefits of Fennel in Reducing Postmenopause Symptoms

CLEVELAND, Ohio (May 17, 2017)—Fennel, an anise-flavored herb used for cooking, has long been known for its health benefits for a variety of issues,...

What the ability to ‘get the gist’ says about your traumatic brain injury

Many who have a chronic traumatic brain injury (TBI) report struggling to solve problems, understand complex information and maintain friendships, despite scoring normally on...
malaria vaccine

Experimental PfSPZ malaria vaccine provides durable protection against multiple strains in NIH clinical trial

An investigational malaria vaccine has protected a small number of healthy U.S. adults from infection with a malaria strain different from that contained in...
breast cancer

Confusion over the cause of symptoms may be affecting whether or not women take...

Women who are at high risk of developing breast cancer may be failing to take the preventive anti-cancer drug tamoxifen because they are confusing...