Prostate cancer: Starving out the enemy

An old military tactic, widely used in Roman and medieval times, is now being put to good use in cancer research. The idea is that if you starve out your enemy—they will either submit or die. And in the race to develop treatments for prostate cancer, starving out those hostile cancer cells is proving effective. Metabolic biologist at the University […]

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Watch Out — Jessica Alba Will Probably Comment on Your Instagram Post Soon

Actor, entrepreneur, beauty maven, mom of three and SheKnows #BlogHer18 Creators Summit keynote speaker Jessica Alba knows how to juggle. Despite acting, momming and running her multimillion-dollar natural home/beauty/baby products brand, Honest Company, Alba still finds time for travel, cooking, face masks, getting nerdy with her in-house chemist, picking all her kids’ outfits in advance and creeping on her mom pals’ Instagram […]

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New diagnostic blood test helps rule out need for CT scans in some patients with possible traumatic brain injuries

Research conducted at the Wayne State University School of Medicine has helped confirm the effectiveness of a blood biomarker that can indicate if patients with a head injury can avoid a costly CT scan because the blood test results indicate no traumatic brain injury (TBI). The findings, published online in The Lancet Neurology on July 24, validated the use of […]

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Doctors in California Are Prescribing Food as Medicine, and It's Keeping Patients out of Hospitals

You are probably aware that healthy eating can prevent a lot of illnesses, but it turns out that receiving proper nutrition can actually make the chronically sick healthier too. That’s why some Medicaid patients suffering from chronic or life-threatening illnesses are now being prescribed food in addition to medicine. It’s part of an effort to increase health and reduce health […]

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New Mom Khloé Kardashian Says It's a 'Struggle Trying to Fit in Working Out Between Feedings'

Khloé Kardashian is getting her gym groove back! The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star used Snapchat Thursday to document her feelings following a post-pregnancy workout with her trainer — her first since giving birth to daughter True on April 12. Kardashian, 33, admitted to her followers that while she was “exhausted” following the sweat session, she was feeling positive and strong […]

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