Research: Many common drugs slowly destroy the intestinal flora

New adverse side-effect is discovered in one of every four drug Antibiotics are known to be a bacteria killer, the combat is both useful as well as harmful bacteria dimensions. A recent study revealed that, in addition, more than one out of every four drug naturally in the human gut bacteria influenced. This hitherto unknown side effect could have long-term […]

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External review into hospital deaths of epileptic mother Marie Downey and her newborn son

An external review is to be held into the death of mother-of-three Marie Downey (36) who died alongside her newborn baby boy in a freak tragedy in Cork University Maternity Hospital. Ms Downey will be buried with her infant son Darragh in her beloved Limerick. Health Minister Simon Harris confirmed that procedures introduced last year meant all maternal deaths were […]

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Copycat fungus deceives immune system and deactivates body’s response to infection

Fungus can imitate signals from our immune system and prevent our body from responding to infection, new research from the University of Sheffield has found. Life-threatening fungal infection is a major killer of people with immune system problems such as blood cancers, HIV infection or following organ transplant. The new study focused on one of the most dangerous infections for […]

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Meet the Pro Athletes Advocating for CBD

In his younger days, Ryan VandenBussche lived a life others would consider a dream. At just 19 he was already playing professional hockey, first in the minor leagues and then moving on to the big time in the NHL. Over 14 years, he became known as one of the toughest enforcers in the league. But that badge of honor came […]

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New findings indicate additional benefits of exercise to breast cancer survivors

Can exercise reduce the risk of heart disease in women with breast cancer? That’s what Kyuwan Lee Ph.D. ’19 investigated as a part of study led by Christina Dieli-Conwright, “Effects of Aerobic and Resistance Exercise on Metabolic Syndrome, Sarcopenic Obesity, and Circulating Biomarkers in Overweight or Obese Survivors of Breast Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial.” Their findings, published in the […]

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TB: Promising new drugs for old pathogen Mtb

Tuberculosis (TB), an ancient and notoriously difficult disease to treat, has killed millions through the course of human history; and the antibiotics that have been used to fight the disease in recent history are becoming less and less effective. In the face of this reality, Dennis Wright, professor of medicinal chemistry in the University of Connecticut’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, […]

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High blood pressure: Eating this snack on a daily basis could help lower your reading

High blood pressure can increase a person’s risk of serious health problems occurring, such as heart attack and stroke. It’s difficult to spot the condition because symptoms are rarely noticeable, so having your blood pressure checked on a regular basis is the best way to find out if you have high blood pressure. One of the best ways high blood […]

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‘No one is listening to me’: Langley mother battles with Fraser Health over daughter’s epilepsy home care

The mother of a 22-year-old Langley woman with severe epilepsy is at her wit’s end. Tavia Marlatt endures dozens of seizures every day and must have constant supervision. Renee Marlatt says it is in her daughter’s best interest to remain at home, but the Fraser Health Authority has rejected any funding for in-home care. Instead, the region is suggesting there […]

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