Archive: 20/10/2015

Botox may prevent irregular heartbeat after bypass surgery

Botox—known for reducing facial wrinkles—may also prevent irregular heart rhythms when injected into fat surrounding the heart after bypass surgery, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: ...

Subway to transition to meat raised without antibiotics

Subway plans to switch to meat raised without antibiotics over the next several years after a coalition of advocacy groups planned to deliver petitions to the company's headquarters Thursday calling for the change.

Researcher develops vaccine for fatal disease

Over 200 million people in 74 countries suffer from schistosomiasis and four times that many are at risk for the disease since they do not have access to clean water. A recent discovery in the Texas Tech University Health ...

A prescription to cure Big Pharma's image problem

Time and again, major pharmaceutical companies attract negative press, with magazines like Forbes calling the industry "pill pushers" and detailing how they 'abandoned science for salesmanship.'

Dietary fat impacts autoimmune flare-ups in mice

Dietary fat may impact the severity and duration of autoimmune flare-ups, suggests a study published on October 20 in the journal Immunity. Adjusting the length of fatty acids consumed by mice altered the function of T helper ...

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