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This popular herb product may harm your liver health

Kratom is a herbal product made from Mitragyna speciosa ─ a tropical evergreen tree in the coffee family found in Southeast Asia ─ with...

Inflammation could drive Alzheimer’s and other brain diseases

A recent study from the University of Bonn and elsewhere found that inflammation drives the development of neurodegenerative brain diseases and plays a major...

This inexpensive drug may enhance therapy effects in prostate cancer

In a new study, researchers have tested close to 1000 existing medicines and discovered that a cheap drug commonly used to treat parasitic worm...

Untreated sleep apnea can put your heart health at risk

February is American Heart Month. Did you know that sleep apnea impacts heart health? According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, nearly 30 million...

Cancer drugs may help treat lung inflammation, COPD

In a new study, researchers found the potential for clinically available cancer treatments to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). They examined the effect of...

Obesity, heart disease, and diabetes may be transmissible between people

In a new study, researchers found that many diseases may be transmissible between people through microbes (including bacteria, fungi, and viruses) that live in...

Acid reflux drugs may harm memory function in people with breast cancer

In a new study, researchers found that acid reflux drugs recommended to ease stomach problems during cancer treatment may have a harmful side effect:...

The time of taking blood thinner warfarin might not matter

Many patients taking the blood thinner warfarin have been told that it should be taken at night. But in a new study, researchers found that...

New study suggests an important cause of type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that a liver condition long linked to Type 2 diabetes might actually cause the disease, and testing for...

Why men are more susceptible to cancer than women

Numerous studies have shown that men are more susceptible to cancer than women; however, the reason for this difference remains poorly understood. In a new...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Scientists discover a new cause of autism

In a new study, researchers have found a new genetic factor that leads the brain to grow fewer synapses at a critical time in...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...