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Dementia 'halted In Mice Brains'

Posted in Medicine on 15th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Tweaking the brain's immune system with a drug has prevented mice developing dementia, a study shows.

Breath Test 'could Give Clues To Stomach Cancer Risk'

Posted in Medicine on 14th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

A simple breath test could help predict whether people with gut problems are at high risk of developing stomach cancer, an early study shows.

Ebola Vaccine Sees Early Success In Human Trials

Posted in Medicine on 14th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers are saying that there is hope that ebola will soon never resurface in epidemic proportions again, as a vaccine was found to be effective in human trials.

Microbes Genetically Engineered To Prevent Obesity

Posted in Featured, Medicine on 13th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Genetically engineered bacteria ward off obesity in mice, showing how the microbiome could be used treat chronic diseases in people.

US Funded Study Confirms That Chemicals In Marijuana Help Fight Brain Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 11th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

The US National Institute on Drug Abuse has officially announced that marijuana holds the power to kill cancer cells.