Medicine

Study discovers the secret to suppress the growth of breast cancer tumors

Study discovers the secret to suppress the growth of breast cancer tumors

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that a type of protein could hold the secret to suppressing the growth of breast cancer...
A new contributor to heart disease

A new contributor to heart disease

Medical professionals have long known that the buildup of plaque in arteries can cause them to narrow and harden, potentially leading to a whole...
Medicines that could treat high blood pressure

These medicines could treat high blood pressure

Blood pressure medicines work in different ways to stop or slow some of the body’s functions that cause high blood pressure. Medicines to lower...
4 Simple Tips to Prevent Pancreatic Cancer

4 simple tips to prevent pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers in the world. About 230,000 PDA cases are diagnosed worldwide each year. PDA has the lowest five-year...
5 easy ways to parent with purpose

5 easy ways to parent with purpose

Parenting is one of life’s greatest joys. It can also present big challenges, particularly for women. Beyond the daily chaos of a busy schedule and tending...
A step closer to a ‘simple, cheap blood test’ to diagnose Alzheimer’s

A step closer to a ‘simple, cheap blood test’ to diagnose Alzheimer’s

For years, clinicians and scientists have been searching for a reliable, accessible and inexpensive test that can help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease and other forms...
Potential drug candidates halt prostate and breast cancer growth

Potential drug candidates halt prostate and breast cancer growth

Scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have designed two new drug candidates to target prostate and triple negative breast...
Blood pressure drugs might help to manage Barrett's syndrome

Blood pressure drugs might help to manage Barrett’s syndrome

New ways of using mechanisms behind certain blood pressure medications may in the future spare some patient groups both discomfort and lifelong concern over...
A handful of nuts a day cuts the risk of heart disease and cancer

A handful of nuts a day cuts the risk of heart disease and cancer

A large analysis of current research shows that people who eat at least 20g of nuts a day have a lower risk of heart...
Nonprescription use of Ritalin linked to adverse side effects

Nonprescription use of Ritalin linked to adverse side effects

New research from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions that explored the potential side effects of the stimulant drug Ritalin on those...