Bed bug bites: Pictures, treatment, and prevention 

Most people who are bitten by bed bugs experience symptoms that include irritation, sores, or itchiness. But how should bed bug bites be treated and can they be prevented?...

Dermatomyositis: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Dermatomyositis is a medical condition that causes muscle weakness and rashes. According to The Johns Hopkins Myositis Center, women are twice as likely as men to experience dermatomyositis. Although...

Scientists discover enzyme that supports brain tumor growth 

Researchers from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston have discovered that an enzyme helps brain tumors to grow. This finding offers the potential for new...

Stress rash: How stress affects the skin

Most people experience a degree of stress as part of their daily life. The development of rashes on the skin is a common physical symptom of stress that can...

Old drug points to promising new direction for treatment of autism

A small trial involving 10 boys with autism spectrum disorder showed promising results from treatment with a drug called suramin, which was originally developed 100 years ago to treat...

Veganism raises your game. Just ask Jermain Defoe 

The science is clear: powered by a plant-based diet, we can all run faster, live more healthily and cut our recovery times Jermain Defoe on a high after scoring...

Scientists turn mammalian cells into complex biocomputers

Computer hardware is getting a softer side. A research team has come up with a way of genetically engineering the DNA of mammalian cells to carry out complex computations,...

Antibody treats pediatric brain tumors safely and effectively in mice

Antibody treats pediatric brain tumors safely and effectively in miceDownload PDF CopyMarch 15, 2017 at 8:21 PMFive types of pediatric brain cancer were safely and effectively treated in mice...

Mayo Clinic researchers find new experimental drug that shrinks tumors in multiple myeloma patients

Mayo Clinic researchers find new experimental drug that shrinks tumors in multiple myeloma patientsDownload PDF CopyMarch 8, 2017 at 8:11 PMMayo Clinic researchers have found that an experimental drug,...

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment, study shows

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment, study showsDownload PDF CopyMarch 15, 2017 at 10:29 PMType 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment using...