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Scientists Use Green Tea to Have a Better Look at Cancer Tumors

When added to iron-oxide nanoparticles, compounds found in green tea help distinguish tumors from healthy tissues
by Laura Sinpetru, March 19th, 2015
 

Diet Soda Makes People Put On Belly Fat, the SALSA Study Finds

Researchers say guys and gals who drink a lot of diet soda don't lose weight, instead see their waistline expanding
by Laura Sinpetru, March 18th, 2015
 

Deadly Leukemia Cells Tricked into Becoming Harmless Immune Cells

Even cooler, scientists have reasons to believe the lab-made immune cells could help fight cancer cells and pathogens
by Laura Sinpetru, March 17th, 2015
Experimental Treatment Considerably Improves Psoriasis Symptoms

Experimental Treatment Considerably Improves Psoriasis Symptoms

by Laura Sinpetru, March 16th, 2015
In a trial conducted in the US, the treatment was shown to reduce the red, itchy patches associated with psoriasis
 

20-Second, $5,000 (€4,700) Laser Surgery Turns Brown Eyes Blue

During the procedure, medical experts use a laser to remove the pigment that gives brown eyes their color
by Laura Sinpetru, March 13th, 2015
 

Plant Compound Promises to Help Slow the Progression of Alzheimer’s

The compound, extracted from the seeds of a plant dubbed ashwagandha, will soon be tested in a series of clinical trials
by Laura Sinpetru, March 12th, 2015
 

Homeopathic Remedies Have No Effect Whatsoever, Are Perfectly Useless

Scientists with Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council say there is no evidence homeopathy works
by Laura Sinpetru, March 11th, 2015
 

Researchers Identify Drugs That Slow the Aging Process, Promote Health

In laboratory experiments, scientists found evidence the drugs can extended lifespan and help promote health in old age
by Laura Sinpetru, March 10th, 2015
 

Lab-Grown Hearts Live in Silicone Devices, Behave like Actual Organs

The miniature hearts, developed by University of California, Berkeley scientists could be used to test new drugs
by Laura Sinpetru, March 10th, 2015
Dog Trained to Diagnose Thyroid Cancer by Sniffing Patients' Pee

Dog Trained to Diagnose Thyroid Cancer by Sniffing Patients' Pee

by Laura Sinpetru, March 9th, 2015
In a series of experiments, the pooch identified thyroid cancer chemical signals with an 88.2% degree of accuracy
 

Sit Too Much and Your Blood Vessels Will Kind of, Sort of Turn to Stone

Researchers find sitting for too many hours per day correlates with an increased risk for coronary artery calcification
by Laura Sinpetru, March 6th, 2015
 

Nasal Spray Cuts Appetite for Fatty Foods, Could Help Fight Obesity

In a series of experiments, the spray was shown to reduce caloric intake in both normal weight and overweight men
by Laura Sinpetru, March 6th, 2015
 

The Mediterranean Diet Can Cut Heart Disease Risk by Nearly 50%

In fact, scientists say the Mediterranean diet does a better job protecting the heart than regular physical activity
by Laura Sinpetru, March 5th, 2015
 

Neurons Grown from Skin Cells Used to Reduce Parkinson’s Symptoms

The experiments were carried out on primates, the transplanted lab-made neurons survived 2 years inside the animals
by Laura Sinpetru, March 4th, 2015
 
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