Frankie Muniz, star of Malcom in the Middle, has suffered from a transient ischemic attack or ‘mini stroke’ – what’s his outlook, based on the condition?
Statins are cholesterol-lowering drugs that have recently been found to have possible therapeutic effects in hospitalized patients with influenza. A study released on December 14th demonstrated that these drugs can not only lower blood cholesterol, but can also reduce your chance of dying from flu complications. Statins – How Do They Work? Statins, also known […]
Nitroglycerine has been used for more than a century to improve myocardial function following heart failure and myocardial infarcts. However, its use is limited by the patients’ tendency to develop tolerance to its effects. Recently, it has also been found that prolonged use of nitroglycerine may result in the worsening of myocardial injury, which can […]
Imagine: if malignant tumor cells can be tricked into killing themselves without affecting normal cells, then maybe a cure for cancer is here! This sounds too good to be true, but Dr. David Stojdl, a scientist from the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute has found a novel way to induce resistant cancer cells […]
The current standards for certifying the safety of the use of cell phones need to be reviewed, and the methods for testing absorption of radiation among common users have to be modified. These are the strong recommendations of Om P. Gandhi, et al, who concluded in their October, 2011 study that absorbed cell phone radiation […]
Is it possible for type 2 diabetics to someday take a natural compound daily like a food supplement to improve blood glucose levels? This is the promising discovery found by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis who observed that a by treating diabetic mice with a natural compound called NMN, high […]