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Zika Virus Linked to Guillain-Barré Syndrome, May Damage Brain And Memory...

  Zika infection was once thought to be a relatively harmless infection. It is particularly feared for its effect on the unborn babies of pregnant...

Snail Venom Leading to Better Diabetes Treatments

University of Utah researchers have found that the structure of an insulin molecule produced by predatory cone snails may be an improvement over current...

Hip Fractures: Most of the Elderly Unlikely to Fully Recover

Fifty percent of older adults who experience a broken hip will never be as physically active and independent as they were before their fracture. And the odds for...

Loss of Healthy Gut Bacteria Linked to Hospital ICUs

The microbiome of patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) at a hospital differs dramatically from that of healthy patients, according to a...

Deadly New Drug-Resistant Yeast Infection is Spreading

U.S. health officials are warning clinicians across the country to be on the lookout for an emerging, highly fatal form of drug-resistant yeast that so far...

Old, Sprouted Garlic Has Greater Heart-Healthy Antioxidant Activity Than Fresh

"Sprouted" garlic – old garlic bulbs with bright green shoots emerging from the cloves – is considered to be past its prime and usually ends up...

Common Menstrual Pain Reliever Shown to Reverse Alzheimers Disease in Mice

A team of researchers from The University of Manchester report that mefenamic acid, an anti-inflammatory drug commonly used to treat menstrual pain, has successfully reversed symptoms of Alzheimer’s...

Natural Fruit Extract Shown to Dissolve Kidney Stones, Prevent Stone Formation

Researchers have found evidence that a natural fruit extract is capable of dissolving calcium oxalate crystals, the most common component of human kidney stones....

Does Eating Burned Food Give You Cancer?

If you're offered a plate of blackened barbecue food this summer, you might think twice about eating it. It's commonly thought that food that...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids From Fish Oil Reduce Deaths, Speed Healing After...

Giving heart attack patients a high dose of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil, daily for six months after a heart attack improved the...