Monthly Archives: June 2018

Immune-suppressing drugs linked to lower risk of Parkinson’s disease

An analysis of prescription data showed that older adults who take certain drugs that suppress the immune system were less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease. …read more

By |June 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Breast cancer patient benefits from modified immunotherapy

Researchers designed a novel approach to immunotherapy that led to the complete regression of breast cancer in one patient for whom all other treatments failed. …read more

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Proteins found in semen increase the spread of Ebola virus infection

Protein fragments, called amyloid fibrils, in human semen significantly increase Ebola virus infection and protect the virus against harsh environmental conditions such as heat and dehydration. Follow-up studies from the 2014 epidemic found that men can harbor the virus in their semen for at least 2.5 years, with the potential to transmit the virus […]

By |June 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

A color-coded guide to vaginal discharge

Vaginal discharge often changes colors, depending on the time of the menstrual cycle. Some colors indicate that the area is healthy, while others can signal an infection or a hormonal imbalance. In this article, we provide a color-coded guide to vaginal discharge. Learn what the colors show and when to see a doctor. […]

By |June 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Can you treat baby ear infection without antibiotics?

Babies and young children are more prone to ear infections than adults. However, unless the infection is severe or present in a very young infant, antibiotics are often not necessary. Here, we look at what ear infections are and how to treat the symptoms at home while the baby’s natural defenses fight the infection. […]

By |June 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments|