Vitamin C Can Kill Drug-Resistant TB
In a striking, unexpected discovery, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have determined that vitamin C kills drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) bacteria in laborato... Full Article
The Compound in the Mediterranean Diet that Makes Cancer Cells ‘Mortal’
New research suggests that a compound abundant in the Mediterranean diet takes away cancer cells’ “superpower” to escape death.
By altering a very specific step in gene regulation, this compound esse... Full Article
Sequestration Funding Cuts Jeopardize TB Clinical Drug Trials
Innovative and potentially game-changing clinical trials to develop new drug regimens to prevent and treat tuberculosis (TB), the second leading global infectious disease killer, are in jeopardy due t... Full Article
Leading Explanations for Whooping Cough's Resurgence Don't Stand Up to Scrutiny
Whooping cough has exploded in the United States and some other developed countries in recent decades, and many experts suspect ineffective childhood vaccines for the alarming resurgence.
Some say th... Full Article
Predominately Black Hospitals Provide Poor Trauma Care
Victims of trauma are at higher risk of either dying or suffering a major complication if they are treated at a hospital that serves a large population of black patients, finds a large new study in He... Full Article
New Data for the Treatment of Preeclampsia: Preclinical Research Shows PLX Cells May Be Effective in Treating Preeclampsia
Could the answer to repairing the ailing placenta in preeclampsia lie within the stem cells of a healthy placenta? New promising evidence may lead scientists to answer that question. According to find... Full Article