High-Glycemic Diet Linked

High-Glycemic Diet Linked To Lung Cancer Risk

A diet heavy on white bread and other high-glycemic index (GI) foods may increase an individual’s risk of lung cancer, according to a new...
Zika vaccine

Volunteers Sought As Race To Develop A Zika Vaccine Heats Up

Volunteers willing to be infected with the Zika virus for science. It may sound bizarre, but researchers are planning just such a study -...
Allergy

Which Allergy Medication Is The Best? It’s Complicated.

We may not know much about allergies, but gosh darn it do we have some great drugs for them. In the United States, the...
Mers vaccine protects camels

MERS Vaccine Protects Camels, Which is Good For People

A vaccine that protects against the virus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) has been shown to be effective in camels, a new...
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...
Marijuana

Utah Proposes Medical Marijuana Grower Fees Upward Of $100k

Becoming one of Utah's 10 approved medical marijuana growers in the state's new program won't be cheap. The Salt...
Cranberry Juice

Ditch Cranberry Juice For Urine Infections

Drinking lots of cranberry juice is no way to fix a urine infection, say new draft guidelines from health body the National Institute for...
Zika Virus

South Carolina Officials Not Worried Despite Likelihood Of Zika Virus

The Palmetto State is unlikely to have an outbreak of Zika virus, health officials said, while acknowledging that it’s only a matter of time...
Nitrous oxide

Don’t Be Complacent Over Laughing Gas Risks, Say Nurses

The public is too complacent about the risks of laughing gas, nurses are warning. The gas - nitrous oxide...
Psychedelic Drugs

Psychedelic Drugs May Change The Structure Of Brain Cells

It's no surprise that psychedelic drugs such as LSD and ecstasy alter brain function, leading to the drugs' "trippy" effects  and possible hallucinations. But now, researchers...