Kim Kardashian Thought She Suffered a Miscarriage While Pregnant With North

Getting honest. Kim Kardashian has been very open about her struggles to conceive children naturally, but in a new interview, she opened up about her first pregnancy, revealing that she was convinced she had miscarried. On Laura Wasser‘s “All Fair” podcast, Kardashian, 39, revealed that right before she started filming Kourtney and Kim Take Miami, she went to a fertility […]

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Researchers identify a possible cause and treatment for inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a category of refractory inflammatory disease, of which ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD) are the main types. Current studies suggest that IBD is a complex autoinflammatory disease determined by genetic and environmental factors, and is the major cause of gastrointestinal cancer. Because of its complex and refractory character, researchers have focused on determining […]

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Can this San Diego startup mimic exercise and fasting with a pill? Epirium raises $85M to find out

A biotech startup in La Jolla has raised $85 million from notable science investors to investigate its idea for treating age-related diseases: a pill that mimics the effects of exercise and fasting. The company, called Epirium Bio, says its scientists have discovered a new human hormone, which, when influenced, can trigger the production of more mitochondria. The depletion of the […]

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Obesity is a risk factor for cardiotoxicity in chemotherapy-treated patients with breast cancer

Anthracyclines remain a cornerstone of breast cancer therapy in combination with new-generation targeted drugs such as trastuzumab. Both types of drugs are major culprits in chemotherapy-induced heart disease. A recent study showed that being overweight or obese was a risk factor for cardiotoxicity in chemotherapy-treated patients with breast cancer, but it did not take into account related cardiac risk factors […]

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Type 1 diabetes: A new starting point to delay autoimmune response

Regulatory T cells (Tregs) prevent excessive immune reactions in healthy people. In the development of autoimmune type 1 diabetes, this protection is not sufficiently effective. Researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum München and LMU Munich have now deciphered a mechanism that impairs Treg differentiation and stability. In the study, when researchers inhibited the molecule that triggers this mechanism, an increased number of […]

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Things you should never buy from a thrift store

Thrift stores can be a bargain-hunter’s paradise, especially when budgets are tight. Where else can you stock up on furnishings, household goods, and clothing for just a tiny fraction of the original price? Not to mention, they make a great place to ditch last year’s fashion faux pas. As every smart thrift shopper knows, though, not everything that’s for sale is […]

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Potential new cancer treatment a step closer

QIMR Berghofer researchers have discovered a potential new cancer immunotherapy target that involves switching off a regulatory cell to stop tumors growing and spreading. The study findings have been published today in Cancer Discovery, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. Senior researcher and head of QIMR Berghofer’s Cancer Immunoregulation and Immunotherapy Laboratory, Associate Professor Michele Teng, said […]

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