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Naloxone is Effective So Why Is It Still Not Widely Available?

Naloxone is Effective So Why Is It Still Not Widely Available?

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently advised that there is not enough naloxone available in communities that need it the most. Naloxone, of course, is the highly-effective prescription... 
Could Antioxidants Actually Increase Cancer Spread?

Could Antioxidants Actually Increase Cancer Spread?

It has long been known that lung cancer is a particularly complex disease.  For one, the only way to diagnose it is to test for it directly (and you need a cohort of symptoms before that typically happens).  But... 
Doctors and researchers with disabilities can help to advance medicine

Doctors and researchers with disabilities can help to advance medicine

An interview with a professor who has an eye disease reveals that there are many doctors, researchers and medical faculty members who have disabilities but don’t talk about their disabilities for a number of reasons but who... 
Tyson To Launch Plant-Based Protein Brand In Direct Competition with Beyond Meat

Tyson To Launch Plant-Based Protein Brand In Direct Competition with Beyond Meat

It is not easy to eat right all the time. Healthy foods are not always as fun as processed foods; and it is not always easy to find the time to cook.   But a change is coming as more and more consumers demand alternatives... 
When it comes to raising cholesterol, white meat is just as bad as red

When it comes to raising cholesterol, white meat is just as bad as red

A new study published on June 4, 2019 in the The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reports that eating more white meat like chicken or turkey makes no less difference than red meat when it comes to the raising of cholesterol... 
Egg Or Dietary Cholesterol Consumption Not Linked With Higher Stroke Risk

Egg Or Dietary Cholesterol Consumption Not Linked With Higher Stroke Risk

There have been many studies that describe the health benefits of egg; but there are also some studies that warn of the cholesterol.  This can be confusing, of course, so it is fortunate that a new study indicates a... 
Does Vaping Cause Seizures?

Does Vaping Cause Seizures?

Health officials in the United States are currently investigating if electronic cigarettes have the potential to trigger seizures in some people who use the devices.   The United States Food and Drug Administration... 
Study Proves You Can Never Catch Up on Sleep You Lose

Study Proves You Can Never Catch Up on Sleep You Lose

We all know how important it is to get enough sleep, but many of us have a hard time finding the time to do just that. Indeed, with demanding work hours and commutes it is hard enough just to find the time to relax let alone sleep... 
Have Scientists Developed the ‘Trojan Horse’ of Cancer Treatments?

Have Scientists Developed the ‘Trojan Horse’ of Cancer Treatments?

Research from the combined efforts of The Institute for Cancer Research, in London, and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has made a massive breakthrough in the world of cancer treatments.  Apparently, they have... 
You Are What You Eat (In the Workplace)

You Are What You Eat (In the Workplace)

Offices that provide lunch as a perk might seem like a great place to work, but if you are cautious of what you eat, you may have to seek employment somewhere else.  That’s because a new study from the United States... 
Co-Founder of Microsoft and Philanthropist Paul Allen Dies

Co-Founder of Microsoft and Philanthropist Paul Allen Dies

Paul Allen the Microsoft co-founder died from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma on Monday. Jody, Allen’s sister, called him a remarkable person on every level. In a prepared statement Allen’s sister said that while most knew Paul as a philanthropist... 
Meat Processor Seeking Damages From ABC Over ‘Pink Slime’ Report

Meat Processor Seeking Damages From ABC Over ‘Pink Slime’ Report

A trial in which a meat processor has claimed that a report that appeared on ABC News defamed it by calling one of its meat products ‘pink slime’ has started in the state of South Dakota. Beef Products Inc has presented the argument... 
Pokémon Go cheaters! You could be missing out on important health benefits

Pokémon Go cheaters! You could be missing out on important health benefits

Reports of cheating in Pokémon Go aren’t really surprising lately considering that multiple third party apps allow cheaters to amass large number of Pokémons without going out and about searching for them in the augmented world. Cheating... 
Gaming camera could help evaluate walking difficulties of MS patients

Gaming camera could help evaluate walking difficulties of MS patients

Canadian researchers have suggested through a new study that a commonly used gaming device could be used to evaluate walking difficulties of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients and thereby help in treatment of MS patients. The study by... 
Chronic paraplegics could partially recover using brain-machine interfaces

Chronic paraplegics could partially recover using brain-machine interfaces

Researchers have shown through experiments that it is possible for chronic paraplegics to regain part of their neurological activity thanks to brain-machine interfaces. Those of you who watched the opening ceremony of the Soccer World... 
Sickle cell trait not responsible for increased risk of death says study

Sickle cell trait not responsible for increased risk of death says study

The long held belief that sickle cell trait increases risk of death has been challenged by a new study involving nearly 50,000 active-duty U.S. Army soldiers. Stanford University School of Medicine scientists noted in a recently published... 
Air pollution may shorten survival of lung cancer patients

Air pollution may shorten survival of lung cancer patients

Air pollution has been linked to higher incidence of lung cancer and now a new study has shown that it may very well be shortening the survival of lung cancer patients. The study published in journal Thorax is an attempt to look at... 
Biopharmaceutical drugs on demand at remote site could be a reality soon

Biopharmaceutical drugs on demand at remote site could be a reality soon

Researchers at MIT have developed a portable biopharmaceutical drugs production system that can be used in remote locations – possibly even on Mars – to manufacture a range of biopharmaceuticals on demand and treat patients... 
Physical inactivity pegged almost as dangerous as smoking

Physical inactivity pegged almost as dangerous as smoking

Non-smokers may be under the impression that they are at less of a risk of various disease, but those who don’t exercise are almost at similar risk levels of untimely death, a new study has revealed. The 45-year long study has... 
E-cigarettes emit more toxic chemicals as they age

E-cigarettes emit more toxic chemicals as they age

A new study has found that while e-cigarettes may be less harmful compared to regular cigarettes, they are toxic nonetheless and their toxicity increase as they age. In a paper titled “Emissions from electronic cigarettes: Key parameters...