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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.
With the condition costing the healthcare system billions of dollars every year, researchers are celebrating a new breakthrough in treating sepsis.
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.
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...
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 $21.6 million has been awarded to the world's most trailblazing scientists for this year's Breakthrough Prizes.
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.
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.
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.
Scientists have successfully identified a strain of bacteria in our gut microbiomes that can “significantly” slow the progression of Lou Gehrig's disease.