Entries by Rhashad hicks

Medical News Today: Cancer: Using copper to boost immunotherapy

An interdisciplinary group of scientists has successfully destroyed tumor cells in mice by using nano-sized copper compounds alongside immunotherapy. Importantly, the tumors did not return after the treatment ceased. Share on PinterestCould copper compounds combined with immunotherapy help combat cancer? According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide […]

Medical News Today: Could a probiotic prevent or reverse Parkinson’s?

A new study using a roundworm model of Parkinson's disease found that a probiotic bacterium could prevent, and in some cases reverse, toxic protein buildup. Share on PinterestCould a probiotic be the key to treating Parkinson's? Misfolded alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain are the hallmark sign of Parkinson's disease. Many experts believe that these toxic […]

Medical News Today: Giving TB vaccine intravenously boosts efficacy

Experiments in rhesus macaques show that changing the mode of administration of an existing vaccine yields "amazing" results in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). Share on PinterestDelivering the TB vaccine intravenously rather than intradermally may prove significantly more effective. Globally, TB is one of the top 10 causes of death and the leading cause of […]

Medical News Today: Online information about probiotics often misleading

As probiotics grow in popularity, a recent study investigates the reliability of online information. They find that the majority of "top" websites provide information that lacks scientific evidence. Share on PinterestProbiotics are popular, but do they cut the mustard? As scientists have become increasingly interested in the role of gut bacteria, so have the public. […]

Medical News Today: Sugar alters brain chemistry after only 12 days

New research in pigs finds that sugar intake alters the reward-processing circuitry of the brain in a similar way to addictive drugs. Share on PinterestNew research helps explain why sugary foods are irresistible. Whenever we learn something new or experience something pleasurable, our brain's reward system becomes activated. With the help of natural brain chemicals, […]

Medical News Today: How long does molly stay in your system?

Molly, which is another name for the drug MDMA, typically stays in a person's system for several days. The exact length of time depends on several factors, including the person's metabolism and the amount of the drug they have taken. Different drug tests have different detection periods. Some tests can detect molly for only a […]