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Cancer cells destroyed with two antipsychotic drugs

Cancer cells destroyed with two antipsychotic drugs

Some cancers survive on high cholesterol levels. New research uses antipsychotic drugs to “starve” these cancer cells of cholesterol. Cell culture experiments showed that two antypsychotics can effectively destroy cancer cells. Some studies have shown that certain malignancies depend on cholesterol to survive, and that high serum cholesterol levels can predict the risk of cancer. […]

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Can menopause cause itching? Tips for relief

Can menopause cause itching? Tips for relief

Itchy skin is a common problem during menopause. People may notice itchiness on their body, face, or genitals. Hormonal changes during menopause can cause a range of skin complaints, including hot flashes, sweating, and itchiness. This is because of the vital role the hormone estrogen plays in skin health. This article explains the cause of […]

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Thyroid Disorders Symptoms and Signs

Thyroid Disorders Symptoms and Signs

What is thyroid disease (definition)? Thyroid disease is common. Thyroid disease can result from conditions that cause over-or under-function of the thyroid gland. When the gland produces too much thyroid hormone, the condition is known as hyperthyroidism. When the gland does not function sufficiently, there is too little thyroid hormone produced (hypothyroidism). In addition to […]

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Why Are Doctors Removing Too Many Thyroids?

Why Are Doctors Removing Too Many Thyroids?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Thyroid News WEDNESDAY, July 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More Americans than ever are being diagnosed with thyroid cancer, and most are having the entire gland removed in response. But that is an overreaction to a cancer that likely will not kill most people who are diagnosed with it, two […]

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New Coalition to Fight HIV/AIDS Announced by Elton John

New Coalition to Fight HIV/AIDS Announced by Elton John

A new coalition to fight HIV/AIDS was announced Tuesday by Elton John and Britain’s Prince Harry. Latest HIV News The $1.2 billion MenStar Coalition is a partnership between the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), CNN reported. The coalition, announced Tuesday at the 22nd International AIDS Conference in […]

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What role do immune cells play in dry eye?

What role do immune cells play in dry eye?

Immune cells that disrupt the ability of eyelid glands to keep the eyes moisturized could be indirectly to blame for dry eye, a condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Immune cells in the eyelid glands could be responsible for dry eye. This was the conclusion that researchers came to after studying eyelid gland dysfunction […]

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Can neck pain be a sign of something serious?

Can neck pain be a sign of something serious?

It is common for people to experience pain in the right side of the neck. In most cases, the pain occurs due to a muscle strain or another benign cause. People can often treat their pain using home remedies and medications. However, for severe or prolonged neck pain, it is best to see a doctor. […]

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What makes prostate cancer become aggressive? Study investigates

What makes prostate cancer become aggressive? Study investigates

By pinpointing a genetic mechanism for aggressiveness in prostate cancer, researchers have paved the way for new treatments for advanced stages of the disease. Scientists find possible cause of ‘aggressiveness’ in prostate cancer. They suggest that the finding could help predict disease aggressiveness, improve personalized treatments, and “open the door” to precision medicine for advanced […]