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Natural compound in broccoli may help reduce signs of aging

Natural compound in broccoli may help reduce signs of aging

Much of human health hinges on how well the body manufactures and uses energy. For reasons that remain unclear, cells' ability to produce energy...
Routine dental visits may reduce the risk of pneumonia

Routine dental visits may reduce the risk of pneumonia, says research

In a new study, researchers find that twice-yearly trip to the dentist could do more than keep teeth healthy. It may decrease the risk...
Goodbye contraceptive pills

Male birth control shots can prevent pregnancy

While women can choose from a number of birth control methods, men have few options to control their own fertility. Available methods for men include...
avoid unnecessary dental emergency trip

A new smartphone app can help avoid unnecessary dental emergency trip

Have a dental emergency? Your smartphone may be able to help you avoid an unnecessary trip to the hospital. Researcher from the Indiana University have...
Salmonella prostate cancer

50-year-old bacteria (CRC2631) may provide a new treatment for prostate cancer

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 48 million Americans suffer from foodborne diseases annually, with Salmonella being the leading cause of illness. Salmonella has...
PTSD children

Using MRI, scientists show how PTSD disrupts children brains

Children with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experience disruptions in the structure of the neural networks inside their brains, according to a study appearing online...
speech therapy

Scientists develop a new speech therapy to help dementia patients recall lost memories

In a new Northwestern Medicine study, researchers develop a novel telemedicine speech therapy program for people with language problems due to dementia. The therapy...
Breast reconstruction after mastectomy

Breast reconstruction can benefit older women and young women equally after mastectomy

Of the nearly 250,000 women to be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016, 40% will be 62 years of age or older. One usual way...
Precision medicine

Advances in precision medicine can improve breast cancer treatment

In a new study, researchers examine how one early example of precision medicine--tumor genome testing--is being used in women with breast cancer to reduce...
prostate cancer

New cancer drugs can overcome drug resistance in prostate cancer

In a new study, researchers find that men with aggressive prostate cancer that has stopped responding to conventional treatment could potentially benefit from a...