Friday, December 3, 2021

Old before your time? People age at wildly different rates, study confirms

Tests on physiological markers in nearly 1,000 38-year-olds found that some had biological ages many years older than their birthdates would suggest.If the school...

Vaccines against dengue in the offing

In a finding that could lead to the first effective therapies and vaccines against dengue, scientists have determined the structure of a human antibody...

AIDS: New Vaccine from Johnson and Johnson shows promising results in non human trials

The quest for a vaccine to address the AIDS problem appears to be progressing in the right direction.  On Thursday, scientists reported that an...

Counterfeit medicine endangering Somali lives

Unlicensed clinics and pharmacies with unqualified staff have been dispensing counterfeit and expired medicines that are making people sick and endangering the lives of Somalis. The...

Diabetes drug helps people lose weight: study

Liraglutide, an injectable diabetes drug that US regulators approved last year for weight loss, helped obese people lose an average of 18 pounds (eight...

New Study Connects Erectile Dysfunction Drugs With Higher Risk for Skin Cancer

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New research says that a link between one class of erectile dysfunction drugs and a risk for skin cancer. While this is new and...

UN-backed report warns against complacency in fight against Aids

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Peter Piot has spent much of the past year focused on Ebola — the virus he helped discover as a young Belgian microbiologist in...

Smartphones can cause unwanted painful shocks to people wearing cardiac devices

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A new research presented at EHRA EUROPACE CARDIOSTIM 2015 has revealed that cardiac device wearers should keep a safe distance from smartphones in order...

5-day diet that mimics fasting may reduce cancer risk

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Fasting has long been acclaimed as an effective way to lose weight, improve the immune system and boost brain function. But doctors have been...

Scientists Hopeful for New Malaria Drug

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Scientists who have developed a new drug to treat malaria say they're extremely hopeful it will work against existing drug-resistant strains of the disease....