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Fishing for cures: New zebrafish model identifies drugs that kill pediatric cancer cells

A new animal model developed by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators promises to be less expensive, easier to use and to improve personalized therapies for cancers and potentially other diseases. In their paper published online in Cell, the investigators describe using their immunodeficient zebrafish model to visualize drug responses at single-cell resolution in live animals. […]

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German cancer aid wants to restrict E-cigarettes even more

Smoking: price increases and extended the prohibitions in planning Smokers need to make expensive time. The medical Association President Frank Ulrich Montgomery, as well as the Chairman of the Board of the German cancer aid Gerd Nettekoven push for an extension of the tobacco advertising ban on E-cigarettes and tobacco heater, as well as massive […]

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Dengue research in the Philippines evolving over time

Communicable diseases including dengue continue to be major causes of morbidity and mortality in the Philippines. Now, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have reviewed 60 years of published literature on dengue in the country to identify trends in previous studies and areas where more research is needed. The Philippines is an archipelago of […]

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4 Ways Pilates Changes Your Body For The Better

Pilates is a system of exercise that incorporates stretching and strengthening exercises that help you to realign your body and balance out any weak or tight muscles that you may have. A good Pilates workout is structured strategically to address posture, core activation, glute activation and flexibility. It is very much in line with exercise […]

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CVS moves into dental care with teeth-straightening service

CVS Health is venturing into dental care with plans to offer a relatively new teeth-straightening service. The drugstore chain said Thursday that it will add SmileDirectClub locations to hundreds of its stores, where customers can get started on getting their teeth straightened without an in-person visit with a dentist or orthodontist. That lack of an […]

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Opinion: Are researchers to blame for nutrition misinformation?

The search for “scientific truth” is never direct. Rather, hills, curves and even the occasional U-turn describe the journey. I experienced this firsthand as an author of a report published recently in the Journal of The American Medical Association studying the diets of nearly 30,000 individuals. We found evidence of higher rates of heart disease […]