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Anti-Cancer Drug Derived From Himalayan Fungus Clears Early Clinical Trials

An Oxford University study has shown that the new drug NUC-7738—a novel chemotherapy drug, derived from a fungus—has up to 40 times greater potency for killing cancer cells than its parent compound, with limited toxic side effects. The naturally-occurring nucleoside analogue known as Cordycepin (a.k.a 3’-deoxyadenosine) is found in the Himalayan fungus Cordyceps sinensis and […]

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Oxygen Therapy May Slow Hallmarks of Alzheimer’s, Study Finds

A team of investigators has succeeded in restoring brain trauma by hyperbaric oxygen therapy. This is the first time in the scientific world that non-drug therapy has been proven effective in preventing the core biological processes responsible for the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Using a specific protocol of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), cerebral blood flow […]

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New Cancer Treatments May Be on The Horizon – Thanks to Success in mRNA Vaccine Trial

A personalized, mRNA vaccine, given to patients with particular kinds of aggressive cancers could leverage the immune system of the patient to kill the cancer on its own, and in doing so usher in a new epoch of cancer treatment. Messenger RNA (ribonucleic acid) vaccines were what sparked the COVID-19 vaccine drives, as Pfizer and […]

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Cure for Osteoarthritis ‘could be no further than the end of your nose’, Researchers Find

A cure for osteoarthritis could be no further than the end of your nose—as nasal cells can relieve chronic inflammation in the knee, according to new research. Doctors say the treatment could revolutionize therapy for a crippling condition that impacts 8.5 million people in the UK alone. The cells originate from embryonic brain and spinal […]

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Lullabies Can Actually Improve the Health of Premature Babies in Hospital –And Their Family’s Health Too

Singing lullabies can not only improve the health of premature babies during intensive care but can lift their anxious family too, according to new research. Gentle music therapy slows down the heart rate of prematurely delivered infants—and also helps them to feed and sleep better, say scientists. New research into live music helping new mothers […]

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Three (Hopeful!) Takeaways From The UN’s Climate Change Report : Short Wave – NPR

MADDIE SOFIA, BYLINE: You’re listening to SHORT WAVE from NPR. (SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC) EMILY KWONG, HOST: Hey, Becky Hersher. REBECCA HERSHER, BYLINE: Hey, Emily Kwong. KWONG: So there’s been a lot of climate science news recently. HERSHER: Yeah, totally. This…

A Seattle Therapist Sees the World’s Climate Change Anxiety – seattlemet.com

People often enter therapy with anxiety or depression tied to fears of the personally catastrophic—of losing jobs, of having no friends. The process of therapy, Andrew Bryant of North Seattle Therapy and Counseling says, is to realize these concerns may…

Life-saving Treatment for Heart Attacks Discovered Inside Protein of Deadly Spider Venom

Australian researchers discovered a potentially life-saving treatment for heart attacks inside a very unlikely source–the venom of one of the world’s deadliest spiders. A drug candidate developed from a molecule found in the venom of the Fraser Island (K’gari) funnel web spider can prevent damage caused by a heart attack, as well as extend the […]

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Psychedelics Company Gets Green Light for PTSD Therapy Study Using MDMA in Canada

A mental health care company in Canada has been given federal approval to conduct a safety and feasibility study evaluating MDMA-assisted therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). “We are thrilled that Health Canada has issued its No Objection Letter allowing this important study to proceed and, in doing so, potentially advance Canada toward a legal, regulated […]

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Chemists Find Breakthrough Treatment for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s That Protects Brain Cells From Amyloid Plaque

Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are diseases of the brain in which gradual degeneration of neurons leads to loss of speech, memory, and thinking. Existing remedies are aimed only at suppressing symptoms, but cannot stop the process of neurodegeneration itself. Now Russian scientists have synthesized chemical compounds that can stop the degeneration of neurons in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, […]

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