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Virus linked to cancer takes over ‘cellular mail’ to alter...

A virus linked to cancer can hijack the host’s cellular mail and could help drive changes in the environment around tumors, researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cance...

Finding the elusive drinking ‘brake’

It’s a common scene in bars and clubs: messy, falling-down drunk, slurring and incoherent, precariously close to catastrophe … and asking the bartender for another shot. For the majority of us who imbib...

Antibody therapy training phagocytes to destroy tumors now tested on...

Developed by researchers at the University of Turku in Finland, an immunotherapeutic antibody therapy re-educates macrophages to activate passivated cytotoxic T cells to kill cancer. The antibody therapy preven...

Can a nerve injury trigger ALS?

A growing collection of anecdotal stories raises the possibility that nerve injury in an arm or a leg can act as a trigger for the development amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS—a progressive neurodegenera...
Personal Health

Health Officials Are Warning Parents About This Scary, Rare 'Wind-Borne'...

Doctors in California made headlines this week when they issued a statement about a recent rise in Kawasaki disease in San Diego County. Kawasaki disease is a rare childhood illness that can cause fever and a r...

We know that abortion has no negative mental consequences

Actually, it should be for researchers, a reason for joy, if the policy is a study in order. But here, the distrust is enormous: The project of the Federal Ministry of health, the health consequences of abortio...

New blood test may map fetal genome for countless mutations

Tel Aviv University researchers have developed a new blood test for genetic disorders that may allow parents to learn about the health of their baby as early as 11 weeks into pregnancy. The simple blood test le...

UN: Experts to develop oversight standards for gene editing

The World Health Organization is convening an expert meeting next month to develop global standards for the governance and oversight of human gene editing, months after a Chinese researcher rocked the scientifi...
Kids Health

Tristan ‘Isn’t Too Worried’ About Coparenting With Khloe After Scandal

What’s next? After his hookup with Jordyn Woods, Tristan Thompson isn’t concerned about how he and ex Khloé Kardashian will raise their 10-month-old daughter, True. “Tristan isn’t too worried abou...

Penelope Disick & Auntie Khloé Are Total Twins With This...

Say what you will about the Kardashian clan (and the Extended Kardashian Universe, as we’ve taken to calling their circle of friends and family), but they certainly have a knack for churning out adorable ...

Brooklyn Decker Is Done With Trolls Talking About Her Postpartum...

Postpartum weight loss (or gain) is a hot button issue. It seems everyone has something to say on the matter. And celebrities hear more criticism than most; they are, after all, in the public eye. But one acto...

This Special Needs Super Bowl Ad Will Leave You In...

The Super Bowl is one of America’s most beloved sporting events. Every year, hundreds of millions gather to watch the game. And while some tune in for, well, football, others simply want to watch the comm...
Family Health

Bekah Martinez Calls for People to Stop Saying Moms Who...

Bouncing back after having a baby isn’t easy, and new mom Bekah Martinez wants people to stop saying moms “are lucky to get their pre-baby bods back.” “Lucky is getting the opportunity t...

What do you know about the pill?

Many of the women who prevent with the anti-baby pill, don’t know exactly how this actually works. This is the result of a large study of more than 2300 Users got questions about the mode of action of the...
Beauty & Balance