Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Exercise Can’t Save Us From Too Much Sugar In Our Diets, Say Experts

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In a fascinating and scorching editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, three authors argue that the myth that exercise is the key...

Final Malaria Vaccine Trial Gives Hope To Many African Children

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Africa could get a partial vaccine against malaria by October if the final trail by British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline goes to plan and get...

WHO Acknowledges the Failings of Its Ebola Crisis Response

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“Our current systems ... simply have not coped” Top leaders at the World Health Organization (WHO) have admitted to being “ill prepared” to handle the...

Man volunteers for world’s first head transplant

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Some call it insane. One describes a fate "worse than death." But for a 30-year-old Russian man whose muscles are wasting away, Dr. Sergio...

Largest HIV outbreak in Indiana history: A toxic mix of drug addiction, poverty, hopelessness

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"There's a drug house they just tore down," said 18-year-old Chandler Bowman, behind the wheel of his Chrysler Sebring. "Someone just hit this house recently...

Premier League footballers are joining forces against ebola

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Carlton Cole and Nathaniel Clyne of the Premier League are behind a fundraising reception to help tackle ebola in Sierra Leona and those orphaned...

Why is E-Cigarettes Use Among Teen Increasing?

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Newly-released federal data revealed that use of e-cigarettes among middle and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014.   The latest National Youth Tobacco Survey...

Cancer breakthrough: Kansas researchers testing compound that inhibits tumors

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It’s not a cure just yet, but a new treatment being tested at the University of Kansas is holding out for the promise of...

West Africa Presidents Appeal for Post-Ebola Aid Ahead of Obama Talks

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The leaders of the West African countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak of the past year have called on the international community to...

Scientists find potential cause of Alzheimer’s in immune system

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While there is growing evidence that the immune system is involved in Alzheimer's disease, it is not clear how. Now a new study finds...