Scratching the surface of how your brain senses an itch
Light touch plays a critical role in everyday tasks, such as picking up a glass or playing a musical instrument, as well as for detecting the touch of, say, biting insects...
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'Socially Owned' Cancer Drugs Proposed in US
The prices of cancer drugs continue to rise, with no solution in sight. A new essay proposes a radical reform: replace the for-profit pharmaceutical industry with a public...
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Comparison of three similar frontline breast cancer drugs reveals important differences
First head-to-head comparison of CDK4/6 inhibitors in cell line and animal models of breast cancer reveals important differences, including one drug that exhibits unique...
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Statins are a scam: Learn the secrets of natural heart health with Natural News' latest book
One in every four Americans takes a statin. Statistically, that means you probably know someone who is on a statin drug. Millions of people are dutifully taking their...
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Computer model could help test new sickle cell drugs
A new computer model that captures the dynamics of the red blood cell sickling process could help in evaluating drugs for treating sickle cell disease.
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Buprenorphine for opioid dependence may improve treatment adherence for depression
Patients receiving buprenorphine for treatment of opioid use disorder were more likely to use medications for unrelated, chronic conditions like depression, a study published...
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Factors Influencing Antibiotic Access Use in Less Well Off Countries
Researchers conducted a large-scale survey among a representative sample of the rural population of 69 villages in northern Thailand and 65 villages in southern Lao PDR about...
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Moving residences in first trimester may increase risk for adverse birth outcomes
Infants born to mothers in Washington state who moved during the first trimester were more likely to be born preterm and have low birth weight, according to findings published...
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Shopping abroad for cheaper medication? Here's what you need to know
In its effort to temper the sky-high prices Americans pay for many vital medications, the Trump administration last month unveiled a plan that would legalize the importation of...
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Alzheimer's and Migraine; Duchenne Drug Nixed; Ritalin on the Brain
News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience
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JAMA study finds that drinking fluoridated water causes brain damage in children
New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy is a surefire way to induce brain damage...
Worms are cool: They can regrow their brains if they lose their heads
There are some animals that can grow back specific parts of their body when they have been cut off. Lizards, for example, are known for their ability to grow back their tails...
10 Halloween Costumes For Girls So She Won't Have To Be A Black Cat Again
Don't run out of time this Halloween - who really wants to be a black cat if they don't have to be? Certainly not the little girl in your life. So forget the drawn-on whiskers...
Antibiotic Exposure Raises The Risk of Colon Cancer
New study adds to the research promoting careful antibiotic stewardship, as antibiotics found to increase the likelihood of colon cancer development.
Increased Physical Activity Regardless of Intensity Reduces Risk of Death
Sitting for long hours significantly increases your risk of death. However, just being more physically active, regardless of the intensity of exercise, reduces the risk of...
Brown Fat may Help Protect against Diabetes and Obesity
People with little or no brown fat have limited ability to clear certain amino acids from the blood leading to the development of obesity and diabetes.
Additional 5.4 Million Births the Result of China's New Two-Child Policy
China's two-child policy targeted 90 million women of reproductive age. There was a historic change with 5.4 million extra births during the first 18 months that the policy was...
Lowering Your Stress Level can Reduce Your Risk for Diabetes
People who experienced a greater decline in symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder had an associated lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, finds a new study.
Omega-3 Fats from Fish Oils Have No Effect on Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Increased consumption of fish oils for their omega-3 fats is commonly believed to be protective against, or reverse conditions like type 2 diabetes. But they are found to offer...
Innovative Care Program Improve Outcomes for Teens, Young Women with Pelvic...
Patient-centered, technology-enhanced care program improves pelvic inflammatory disease outcomes in underserved populations, finds a new study.