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Coaxing the Immune System to Fight Cancer

Israeli scientist Rony Dahan thinks he knows why immunotherapy hasn’t reached its full potential, and he aims to do something about that Immuno therapy was once the black sheep of cancer research. Originally conceived over a century ago, it aims...

FDA Cracks Down on Caffeine-Loaded Supplements

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced last Friday that it has issued tough new restrictions on the sale of dietary supplements that contain dangerously high amounts of caffeine. Supplements that contain pure or highly concentrated caffeine in powder or…

Got Osteoarthritis? Get Moving

Is arthritis pain getting in the way of your fitness plans? That need not be the case. In fact, physical activity can be vital to your continued mobility. Osteoarthritis is a joint disease that affects about 27 million Americans —…

Cannabis for Cancer, Epilepsy?

Hundreds of delegates from all over the world descend on Israel for the annual CannaTech conference, founded to identify and incubate world-class solutions for the cannabis industry Can cannabis cure cancer? That’s a question Prof. David “Dedi” Meiri, head of…

Magnetic Pulse Device is New Way to Prevent Migraines

Self-administered magnetic pulses from a hand-held device may help head off debilitating migraines, researchers report. This new way to approach migraine headaches is called “single pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation” (sTMS). Neurologists and psychiatrists have long used the technology to diagnose…

Veggies: A Healthy Recipe for Older Women’s Hearts

Eating lots of vegetables may help older women keep their blood vessels healthy, Australian researchers report. The biggest benefit seems to come from cruciferous vegetables, including cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and broccoli. Eating these strong-smelling veggies was linked to less…