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Protein Supplement Helps Control Type 2 Diabetes

A new study has shown that drinking a small amount of whey protein before meals can help people with type 2 diabetes control their...

Medicinal Cannabis Reduces Pain and Need for Opiate Painkillers Among Cancer...

A comprehensive assessment of the benefits of medical cannabis for cancer-related pain found that for most oncology patients, pain measures improved significantly, other cancer-related...

Reducing Risk of “Long COVID” Death by 51% With Common Steroids

Evidence is growing that continued negative health impacts months after apparent recovery from severe Covid-19 are an important risk for some patients. For example,...

Discovery Reveals How Blocking Inflammation Can Lead to Chronic Pain

Using anti-inflammatory drugs and steroids to relieve pain could increase the chances of developing chronic pain, according to researchers from McGill University and colleagues...

Sleep Deprivation Impairs Stem Cells in Cornea, Contributes to Vision Impairment

Sleep deprivation – getting too little high-quality sleep – is a serious health problem. More than one-third of people in the US report getting...

Deep Sleep May Act as Fountain of Youth in Old Age

As we grow older our nights are frequently plagued by bouts of wakefulness, bathroom trips and other nuisances as we lose our ability to...

Seven Hours of Sleep is Optimal in Middle and Old Age,...

Seven hours is the ideal amount of sleep for people in their middle age and upwards, with too little or too much sleep associated...

A Friend, Not Foe: Common GI Tract Parasite Reduces Inflammation to...

The human gut is a thriving ecosystem, teeming with thousands of bacterial species whose interactions determine its health and susceptibility to diseases. While some...

Calcium Supplements Linked to Earlier Death in Older People With Heart...

Calcium supplements, frequently taken to lessen the risk of brittle bones (osteoporosis) and fractures, have been linked to an increased risk of death among...

Cardamon Compound Shows Promise for Treating Aggressive Breast Cancer

Cardamonin — a natural compound found in the spice cardamom and other plants — could have therapeutic potential for triple-negative breast cancer, according to...