Medications, Supplements & Other Treatments

The potential of probiotics in promoting female health

Maintaining a healthy vaginal microbiome is key for female urogenital health, and existing evidence suggests that probiotics may be beneficial

Family Medical History & Genetics

Genetic similarities between unrelated look-alikes

With a world population of nearly 8 billion, there’s a good chance you have a doppelgänger, but might you share more than just appearances?


Can a peptide found in bee stings offer hope for treatment-resistant breast cancers?

Melittin, the main component of honeybee venom, has shown promise as a basis for chemotherapeutic drugs to combat treatment-resistant breast cancer

Nutritional Biochemistry

Sugar substitutes: deep dive into the pros, cons, available options, and impact on metabolic health

Sugar substitutes offer sweet taste with minimal calories, yet they remain controversial. How well do they solve the problems associated with traditional sugar, and where do they fall short?

Cognitive Health & Neurodegenerative Disease

Improving memory with transcranial neuromodulation

Research shows that noninvasive neuromodulation can improve performance in memory tasks. Is this technique simply a research tool, or is it a therapy of the future?

Preventing Chronic Disease

Successful, early results using CAR T cells to treat an autoimmune disease

Engineered T cells “reboot”  the immune system by depleting B cells and autoantibodies

Nutritional Biochemistry

How does aging increase risk of dehydration?

Aging weakens the regulatory systems for maintaining water balance, necessitating more conscious oversight of fluid intake to prevent dehydration.

Preventing Chronic Disease

Silencing the alarm on aspartame and cancer

Last month, the International Agency for Research on Cancer designated the low-calorie sweetener aspartame as “possibly carcinogenic,” quickly leading to concern, confusion, and criticism.

Cognitive Health & Neurodegenerative Disease

Can treating hearing loss improve cognitive trajectories and reduce dementia risk?

Age-related hearing loss is very common and has long been known to correlate strongly with cognitive decline. A just-published randomized trial sought to evaluate causality in this association. What do we know now?

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