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Five New Alzheimer’s Genes Double Total as Doctors Unravel Disease Cause

Five new genes have been definitively linked to Alzheimer’s disease, doubling the total confirmed by scientists and opening new areas for research into an...

For the First Time, Scientists Have Reversed Dementia in Mice With Drug That Reduces Brain Inflammation

Not only does the drug reverse dementia, but researchers also believe that it could help the brain recover from concussion and trauma.

Researchers Develop Basis for Oral Anti-Rabies Treatment That Could One Day Cull the Disease Entirely

Rather than depending on animals to get vaccinated for rabies, we may soon fight the disease simply by offering an immunity defense through oral bait.

World’s First Ebola Vaccine Approved for Global Use After Saving Hundreds of Thousands During Outbreak

Now that the Ervebo vaccine has been approved by WHO and the European Commission, the vaccine can now be freely distributed on a more global basis.

After Decades of Little Progress, Researchers Are Finally Catching Up to Sepsis

With the condition costing the healthcare system billions of dollars every year, researchers are celebrating a new breakthrough in treating sepsis.

FDA Approves the First New Cystic Fibrosis Treatment in Decades

The drug, Trikafta, which was developed by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, can be used to treat 90% of cystic fibrosis patients 12 years or older in America.

New Antiviral Drug Shown to Be ‘Highly Effective’ in Treating All Flu Strains in Animals and Human Tissue

Not only did the “groundbreaking” new form of therapy greatly reduce the duration of the sickness, it was also shown to work against all strains of the flu.

First-of-its-Kind Alzheimer’s Drug is Pending FDA Approval After Patients Experienced Marked Cognitive Improvement

After reviewing the data from their recent Phase 3 trials, the Biogen pharmaceutical company is applying for FDA approval of aducanumab.

Teen Creates App to Organize All The Family’s Caregivers After Grandmother Gets Alzheimers

After witnessing his mom’s stress caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s, teen creates app to organize all the caregivers for his grandmother.

This is the Moment Two Jewish Cousins Were Reunited After 75 Years of Believing the Other Had Died in WWII

This emotional reunion between two WWII survivors has been 75 years in the making. 87-year-old Morris Sana and 85-year-old Simon Mairowitz are cousins who grew...

30 Years of Research Shows Sauna Bathing is Game-Changer for Longevity and Heart Disease

More than 30 years of research have culminated together to show an astonishing array of health benefits from frequent sauna usage.

Thanks to Student’s Hunch, Seniors With Dementia Are ‘Coming Alive’ Again With the ‘Magic’ of Virtual Reality

The technology was shown to greatly decrease symptoms of depression and isolation in seniors suffering from dementia in more than 100 nursing communities.

New Study Builds on Correlation Between Tea Consumption, Healthier Brains, and Reduced Risk of Dementia

Whether you drink green or black tea, this new study further builds on a growing body of research which says that a cup of tea a day can keep dementia away.

More Than $21 Million Awarded to World’s Most Trailblazing Scientists to Further Their Research

More than $21.6 million has been awarded to the world's most trailblazing scientists for this year's Breakthrough Prizes.

Say Goodbye to Temporary Fillings: Scientists Successfully Use a Gel to Regrow Tooth Enamel

Loose dental fillings may soon be a thing of the past now that Chinese scientists have uncovered how to reproduce tooth enamel that will repair itself.

After 68% of Patients Were Cured of PTSD in Phase-2 Trials Clinics May Soon Offer MDMA Therapy

As researchers prepare to finish up a series of phase 3 clinical trials on MDMA treatments for PTSD, patients may soon have access to the therapy in clinics.

New Research Says That ‘Tickling’ Ear Therapy Could Slow Down Symptoms of Aging

This new research from the University of Leeds illustrates how gentle electrical stimulation in the ear can fight a range of chronic health issues.

In World First, Doctors Have Been Prescribing Museum Visits to Patients—With Vouchers for Free Entry

The art therapy initiative, which is said to be the first of its kind, has already resulted in a Montreal museum happily filling over 185 prescribed visits.

Gentle Ear Stimulation Shown to Significantly Reduce Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease–Even Months Later

A simple new non-invasive device from the University of Kent could drastically improve the livelihood of people living with Parkinson's disease.

New Research Shows That Gut Microbes May ‘Significantly’ Slow the Progression of ALS

Scientists have successfully identified a strain of bacteria in our gut microbiomes that can “significantly” slow the progression of Lou Gehrig's disease.