Tag Archives: progression

Sick from your stomach: Bacterial changes may trigger diseases like rheumatoid arthritis

Sam Smith EurekAlert ROCHESTER, Minn. — The billions of bugs in our guts have a newfound role: regulating the immune system and related autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, according to researchers at Mayo Clinic and the University of Illinois … Continue reading

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How Stress Influences Disease: Carnegie Mellon Study Reveals Inflammation as the Culprit

PR Newswire PITTSBURGH, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Stress wreaks havoc on the mind and body. For example, psychological stress is associated with greater risk for depression, heart disease and infectious diseases. But, until now, it has not been clear exactly … Continue reading

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Coconut Oil Touted as Alzheimer’s Remedy

CBN Researchers say the ketones found in coconut oil have slowed the progression of Alzheimer’s disease in some people and may actually prevent it

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Dilemma: When 1 Drug Treats 2 Diseases

Amy Dockser Marcus Wall Street Journal A drug used to treat multiple sclerosis has also been shown to slow the progression of Lou Gehrig’s disease in mice, a nonprofit biotechnology company plans to announce Tuesday. Now, scientists face a dilemma. … Continue reading

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Chemical found in deodorants, face cream and food products is discovered in tumours of ALL breast cancer patients

Source: Daily Mail A chemical widely used as a preservative in cosmetics, food products and pharmaceuticals has been found in tissue samples from 40 women with breast cancer. A number of studies since 1998 have raised concerns about the potential … Continue reading

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Cancer Among Minorities with HIV/AIDS

Source: PR Newswire Racial and ethnic minorities in America have been hit harder than white Americans by the HIV/AIDS epidemic–they make up about one-third of the population but two-thirds of all cases. In 2009, African Americans made up 14 percent … Continue reading

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US researchers and pharmaceutical companies conducting human experimentation in Africa

Source: Constitution Campaign A new policy brief faults prominent institutions and drug companies like Pfizer, Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University, and Population Council, for their involvement in unethical and illegal human experimentation in Africa. The report is titled “Non-Consensual Research … Continue reading

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