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Howe Joseph is a freelance medical writer. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Howe Joseph spent the past 10+ years writing about medications, diseases, family health, fitness, nutrition and sexual health
Diabetes drug may help

Diabetes Drug May Help in Leukaemia

A drug used to treat diabetes could help in the fight against blood cancer, early research in the journal Nature suggests. An international team of...
HIV prevention drug 100 percent

HIV Prevention Drug 100 Percent Effective, Latest Study Suggests

A study published Tuesday in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases showed the controversial daily pill preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) prevented HIV infection in all 657...
Aspirin 'Might Boost Cancer Therapy'

Aspirin ‘Might Boost Cancer Therapy’

Aspirin may be able to boost the effectiveness of cutting-edge cancer medicines that bolster the immune system, scientists say. Immunotherapy lets the body's own defences...
Wasp venom 'a weapon against cancer

Wasp Venom ‘A Weapon Against Cancer’

The venom of a wasp native to Brazil could be used as a weapon to fight cancer, scientists believe.A toxin in the sting kills...
Brain Cells 'Burn Out' in Parkinson's Disease

Brain Cells ‘Burn Out’ in Parkinson’s Disease

Brain cells in Parkinson's disease exhaust themselves and die prematurely, burning out like an "overheating motor", an early study suggests. Canadian researchers say the findings...
Drinking water does not prevent

Drinking Water Doesn’t Prevent A Hangover, Study Says

Raiding the fridge or downing glasses of water after a night of heavy drinking won't improve your sore head the next day, Dutch research...
Universal flu vaccine comes closer

Universal Flu Vaccine Comes Closer, Scientists Say

Researchers say they are closer to developing a vaccine to give life-long protection against any type of flu, after promising trials in animals. Two separate...
Heaviest smokers may face

Heaviest Smokers May Face Biggest Weight Gain After Quitting

Smokers who keep smoking, and those who quit, will all gain weight over time, but those who smoke the most may gain more, a...
Human Brain Grown For Alzheimer's

Human Brain Grown For Alzheimer’s Research

Scientists have grown an almost-complete brain that will be used to learn about brain disorders such as Alzheimer's and to test new drugs. The brain...
9 chemicals to avoid feeding

9 Chemicals To Avoid Feeding Your Kids

Your children might love sandwiches, hot dogs, and the occasional sweet treat, but many of the foods they’re eating contain chemicals that can affect...