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Zika Virus Outbreak Latest News Real-Time Updates »

Zika Virus Outbreak Latest News Real-Time Updates.

Breast cancer drug tamoxifen helps beat MRSA superbug »

Breast cancer drug beats superbug Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have found that the breast cancer drug tamoxifen gives white blood cells a boost, better enabling them to respond to, ensnare and kill bacteria in laboratory experiments. Tamoxifen [...]

Firearm-related injuries and gun violence in USA cost »

Non-lethal firearm related hospitalizations in USA cost $679 million annually A retrospective study reveals the cost of inpatient hospitalizations caused by non-lethal firearm-related injuries (FRIs) and gun violence in the USA at $679 million annually. The authors also found that FRIs disproportionately affects the young (18- to 24-year-olds), [...]

Drinking cranberry juice may protect the heart »

New research discovers that drinking cranberry juice may protect the heart Results from a new study presented at the Cranberry Health Research Conference preceding the annual Berry Health Benefits Symposium 2015 in Madison, Wisc., revealed that cranberry juice consumption may play a role in protecting against cardiovascular disease. Read [...]

Antiviral compound GS-5734 provides full protection »

Antiviral compound provides full protection from Ebola virus in nonhuman primates Rhesus monkeys were completely protected from the deadly Ebola virus when treated three days after infection with a compound that blocks the virus's ability to replicate. These encouraging preclinical results suggest the compound, known as GS-5734, should be [...]

Aspirin’s disease-fighting abilities new study »

New study provides key insights into aspirin's disease-fighting abilities Researchers at Boyce Thompson Institute have found a new explanation for how aspirin works in the body to reduce the risk of heart disease and certain cancers. Aspirin's active form, salicylic acid, blocks a protein called HMGB1, which triggers inflammation in damaged [...]

Antioxidants cause malignant melanoma to metastasize »

Antioxidants cause malignant melanoma to metastasize faster Fresh research at Sahlgrenska Academy has found that antioxidants can double the rate of melanoma metastasis in mice. The results reinforce previous findings that antioxidants hasten the progression of lung cancer. According to Professor Martin Bergö, people with cancer or an elevated [...]

Cleaning hospital rooms with combination of chemicals »

Cleaning hospital rooms with chemicals, UV rays cuts superbug transmissions In a hospital, what you can't see could hurt you. Healthcare facilities continue to battle drug-resistant organisms such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus that loiter on surfaces even after patient rooms have been cleaned and can cause new, sometimes-deadly [...]

Gay, bisexual men report higher rates of indoor »

Indoor tanning and skin cancer among gay, bisexual men and women Gay and bisexual men indoor tan more frequently and report higher rates of skin cancer than heterosexual men, according to an article published online by JAMA Dermatology. Gay, bisexual men report higher rates of indoor tanning, skin cancer than heterosexual men Gay and [...]

Ebola Outbreak News Latest Real-Time Updates »

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Electronic Cigarettes Vaping Latest News Real-Time »

Latest news about electronic cigarettes (Vaping) updated in real-time by rss feeds.

Bird Flu News Avian Influenza H7N9/H5N1 Latest »

Bird Flu Avian Influenza H7N9/H5N1 latest news updated in real-time by rss feeds.

Video: Nurse Kaci Hickox Defies Ebola Quarantine With »

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West Nile Virus News Latest Real-Time Updates »

West Nile Virus latest news updated in real-time by rss feeds.

Ebola Outbreak Virus May Have Spread From Guinea to »

The current outbreak of Ebola in Guinea, Africa is suspected to have spread to Liberia. Africa’s biggest Ebola outbreak in seven years has probably spread from Guinea to neighboring Liberia and also threatens Sierra Leone. Five people are suspected to have died from the disease in Lofa county in northern Liberia, Bernice Dahn, Liberia’s [...]

Horsemeat (Horse Meat) Scandal UK Latest News »

Latest news about the horsemeat (horse meat) scandal in the UK updated in real-time by rss feeds.

Video: Michelle Obama and Big Bird (Sesame Street) PSA »

ITN Youtube Video: Michelle Obama and Big Bird from Sesame Street in a new PSA.

Video: Smog Pollution Beijing China Worst Ever »

Youtube Video: Smog pollution in Beijing, China hit it's worst ever levels over the weekend. For the latest news about China see this page! For the latest Beijing weather forecast see this page!