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This drug duo may treat kidney failure, study finds

In a new study from the Rutgers Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, researchers found that melatonin strongly reduces kidney failure in people being treated...

Physical activity is helpful after a stroke, but how much is healthy?

Jeff Vallance jump-started every day with a 4-mile run. It woke him up and kept him feeling fit. As an expert in chronic disease...

COVID vaccine effects wane over time but still prevent death and severe illness

Several countries – including the UK – are now offering third COVID-19 shots amid reports of vaccines proving less effective over time. But do these...

This high blood pressure drug may treat vascular dementia

In a new study from the University of Manchester, researchers found a drug already used to treat high blood pressure could be re-purposed as...

The difference between COVID-19 ‘third doses’ and ‘boosters’

As hospitalizations surge nationwide due to unvaccinated patients with COVID-19, vaccines are a crucial tool to prevent severe disease and overwhelmed hospital systems. More than...

Scientists confirm link between inflammation and pancreatic cancer

In a new study from the University of Texas, researchers clarified the long-established connection between inflammation and pancreatic cancer development. They found pancreatic cells display...

Heart condition made her feel ‘like a ticking time bomb’

Heather Lister was 28 when her cardiologist said, "If you're planning to have children, you shouldn't wait long." The problem was her heart. Instead of...

COVID vaccines less effective for people with these two health issues

In a recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, researchers found that a lower-than-normal immune response to the messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19...

Common painkiller for headaches can harm blood pressure

A recent study published in Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology showed that acetaminophen, a common painkiller for headaches could make blood pressure drop largely. Researchers...

You’re much less likely to get long COVID if you’ve been vaccinated

Increasing COVID-19 vaccination rates as quickly as possible is currently a major focus for Australia. Doing so has clear benefits in reducing new infections and...