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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.

For First Time Ever, Scientists Have Cured Living Creatures of HIV and Eliminated Virus From DNA Entirely

A trailblazing team of researchers has eliminated all traces of HIV from living mice – and they will soon begin clinical trials on humans.

Researchers ‘Shocked’ by Discovery That ALS-Diseased Neurons Show Incredible Resilience if Given Glucose

A new study from the University of Arizona has uncovered a potential new way to treat patients with ALS, a debilitating neurodegenerative disease.

Researchers Used Natural Gut Bacteria to Prevent—and Reverse—Food Allergies in Pre-clinical Trials

Scientists have identified several strains of bacteria in human guts that can be used to prevent – and even reverse – allergies.

Successful Trials Give Green Light to ‘Heart Patches’ That Will Be Tested on Heart Attack Survivors

These tiny bandaids have been successful in regenerating damaged hearts – and they are now ready to be tested on human heart attack survivors.

Dogs Detecting Lung Cancer With 97% Accuracy May Spell the End of Expensive Screening Methods

Researchers are delighted to report that three specially-trained beagles were able to sniff out malignant lung cancer tumors with 97% accuracy.

Lower Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in Children Vaccinated Against ‘Stomach Flu’ Virus

In the study, over 1.5 million children who received the free vaccine were far less likely to develop type 1 diabetes later in life.

Blood Types May Soon Be Indifferent As Scientists Use Our Gut Bacteria to Make ‘Universal’ Blood Type

Scientists have discovered the key to unlocking a “universal” blood type after identifying a unique kind of bacteria in our gut biome.

Be Sure and Floss! Researchers Say Good Dental Health ‘Substantially’ Decreases Risk of Alzheimer’s

For the first time ever, researchers have found DNA evidence of gingivitis enzymes being directly correlated to the development of Alzheimer's.

When Mom Wanted to Build Walker for Her Son, Home Depot Workers Sent Them for Ice Cream and Got to Work

When Christian Moore told these employees what she was planning on building for her son, the workers gently ushered her out the door and got to work.

Scientists Use New ‘Holy Grail’ Gene Therapy to Heal Damage Caused By Heart Attacks and it Could Save Millions

This is the first successful demonstration of scientists using gene therapy to help a heart repair itself following a heart attack.

Another Study Shows How Flickering Lights Can Slow (And Maybe Even Reverse) Alzheimer’s Symptoms

This MIT researcher has published another study that further explains how and why flickering lights could be a non-pharmaceutical dementia treatment.

Éxito en el Tratamiento de Parkinson en Etapa Avanzada va “Más Allá de Nuestros Sueños Más Locos”

Investigadores Canadienses han desarrollado un nuevo tratamiento para la discapacidad motriz causada por la enfermedad de Parkinson y los resultados "sobrepasan sus sueños más...

Young Man Invites Solitary Senior to Eat With Him and Discovers She is a Widow On a Special Anniversary

When this young man saw a senior sitting by herself in an Alabama restaurant, he could not help but say hello – and he was glad that he did.

Years After She Smells Parkinson’s Disease on Her Husband, Woman is Now Paving the Way for Early Detection Test

This retired nurse is using her keen sense of smell to help researchers develop one of the first early detection tests for Parkinson's disease.

Though Her Alzheimer’s Worsened, Supermarket Still Found Creative Ways to Keep Her on the Team

When one of their employees was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, this supermarket went above and beyond the call of duty to make her feel valued.

Routine Eye Test Can Detect Earliest Stages of Alzheimer’s in Seconds, According to New Research

A routine eye test can detect the earliest stages of Alzheimer's disease in seconds, according to new research. The non-invasive scan looks for changes in...

Parkinson’s Researchers Now Have $24 Million To Keep Going Thanks to Funding From Michael J. Fox

Scientists now have over $24 million in funding for Parkinson's research thanks to the beloved Hollywood philanthropist.

When AC/DC Caught Wind of Ice Skater’s Charity Tribute, Guitarist Angus Young Donated Thousands

Though this hockey ref has always paid tribute to his favorite band during his iceskating marathons, his most recent event had an unexpected visitor.
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‘Eye-opening’ Dementia Breakthrough Announced Today by USC Researchers

A study suggesting dementia may be caused by leaky blood vessels in the brain was welcomed by the Alzheimer's Society who said it could...