Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Doctors break down old wives' tales
They say carrots help you see in the dark, chicken soup cures colds and chocolate causes spots. Two UK-based GPs discuss just how true the most popular old wives' tales are.
1 day ago - Daily Mail
FDA Approves Drug for Most Deadly Form of TB
The FDA approval sprang from a groundbreaking trial of 107 patients in South Africa who had been diagnosed with XDR-TB. Six months after treatment, 89% of the patients were...
1 day ago - Web MD - 2 articles
Monkey malaria breakthrough offers possible cure for relapsing malaria
A breakthrough in monkey malaria research could help scientists diagnose and treat a relapsing form of human malaria.
2 days ago - ScienceDaily
Home remedies for relief from chickenpox symptoms
There is no cure for chickenpox, but the infection usually clears up without treatment within a couple of weeks. In the meantime, people can use home remedies to ease the symptoms.
2 days ago - Medical News Today
Scientists Discover a Cure for the Deadliest Strain of Tuberculosis
Once, a diagnosis of extensively drug-resistant TB meant quick death. A new drug regimen cures most patients in just months.
2 days ago - NY Times - 6 articles
FDA approves TB pill that cures more hard-to treat patients
US regulators approve new TB drug that shortens and improves treatment for hardest-to-treat cases
2 days ago - ABC News - 6 articles
5 Foods That Help Kick PMS to the Curb
PMS sucks; there's just no polite way to say it. The week leading up to a period can be filled with depression, irritability, cramps, headaches, and that uncomfortable bloated...
3 days ago - PopSugar
Trendy Celery Juice: Does It Live Up to the Hype?
Many people swear by the health benefits of drinking 16 ounces of fresh celery juice every morning on an empty stomach. But does this new health trend really live up to the...
3 days ago - UPMC
'Curing' Hepatitis C Is Not the End of Patient Care
Antiviral therapy has given patients with hepatitis C infection a new lease on life, but the risk for cancer and reinfection means they still require continued...
3 days ago - Medscape - 2 articles
New Drugs Cured 2 Ebola Patients: Doctors
Earlier this week, preliminary results from two trials in Congo suggested that the two drugs significantly reduced the risk of death from Ebola.
3 days ago - Web MD - 3 articles
The headlines of Master Doctor
Yes, You Can Eat Dairy and Still Lose Weight - and These 3 Foods Will Help...
Dairy products have something of a bad reputation with putting on pounds, but does eating dairy actually make you gain weight? It's a fair question to ask, because the people...
45% of Americans Are Out Here Wearing the Same Underwear For 2 Days in a...
Today in things you wish you didn't know: a new survey shows that 45 percent of Americans wear the same pair of underwear for two days or longer. Meanwhile, 13 percent took...
Stress can Curb the Desire to Eat
When a neurocircuit is activated in the mice, there was an increase in anxiety or stress levels and a decrease in appetite, finds a new study.
Wearable Sensors to Decode Sweat Composition
New non-invasive wearable sensors can detect the composition of sweat such as sweat rate, electrolytes, and metabolites.
New Study Refine Guidelines for Pediatric Brain Injuries
Measuring carbon dioxide level through the artery can be more effective than the noninvasive method for pediatric brain injuries, finds a new study.
School Shootings and Lockdowns: How do Kids Cope?
School shootings have become much more common occurrences in the 21st century. What affect are these events - and the drills designed to protect kids from them - having on...
Why I Won't Cry When My Child Starts Kindergarten
In a few weeks I'll hand over the keys to my most valuable commodity: my child. She'll march into kindergarten, without me. She'll eat lunch, laugh, sing, read stories, and...
Weed poisonings in kids doubled after medical marijuana was legalized in...
Most of the calls were for older kids who intentionally got into adults' legal stashes of medical marijuana - but may have been 'surprised' by the potency, new University of...
British women who developed a form of cancer linked to their breast implants...
Linzy Bromfield, 50, 'thought she was going to die' after she developed implant-associated lymphoma in 2016. She has the implants put in at a private clinic in the UK in 2005.
Study: Can nanoparticles be used to deliver treatments to injured brain and...
A research team from Purdue University has designed a cutting-edge treatment that could quickly repair brain and spinal cord cells that have been injured. The treatment method...