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Gene Editing Tool May Wipe Out HIV

Genetic engineering is an extremely useful tool for removing harmful or unwanted effects from the genes of an individual. Cancer causing cells, cells that can cause obesity and other harmful diseases can be ‘turned off’ with a few complicated... 

Scientists Discover New Cancer Treatment That Causes Cells To Explode

Losing a loved one to something as virulent as cancer is devastating. A number of methods have been employed to combat this deadly disease in the past. Researchers at Karolinska Institute of Stockholm in Sweden now present a fresh method that leads to... 

Secondary Thyroid Cancer Kills More Than Primary

If you thought primary thyroid cancer was deadlier than secondary thyroid cancer, think again. It might sound like it, but the latest study shows that the latter can prove much more lethal especially in case of adolescents. Published in a journal by the... 

Nanoparticles Cause Cancer Cells To Die And Stop Spreading

We have all known cancer to be a seriously deadly disease. However, what makes cancer deadlier is the spread of the primary tumour. Primary tumours can be treated using radiation or surgery but they make life a lot tougher if they remain untreated and... 

Smoking Right After Waking Up Can Put You At A Higher Risk For Lung and Oral Cancer

Smoking has always been bad but researchers found out recently its effects are amplified when a smoker starts puffing the moment he or she wakes up. In a study, these types of smokers are found to have higher levels of a tobacco carcinogen metabolite... 

Top 10 Lies And Misconceptions Spread By Mainstream Nutrition

There is no doubt that a healthy diet is essential to a healthy lifestyle and body, but there are so many myths and lies about what constitutes a “healthy diet.” These lies and myths make it difficult to maintain a healthy weight and active... 

Top 10 Health Benefits Of Walking

According to Harvard Business Review sitting is the smoking of our generation. However, there is an easy solution: walking. Here are some of the top reasons why you should start walking today. 1. Weight Loss A quick and easy way to lose weight is to... 

Chemotherapy May Be Making Cancer Worse

The common treatment for cancer this day and age is chemotherapy but it is a very aggressive remedy that is not always guaranteed to work, and some new studies show it may actually be hurting more than helping. The idea behind chemotherapy is that it... 

The Cure to Cancer Could Be Just Around The Corner

It’s one the most dangerous and diverse diseases that effects all walks of life and yet a cure has not been found for it. This is cancer, and the second you hear that word uttered you begin to wonder how long that person or animal has left; However,... 

Micro-Machines To Start Making Medicine Inside Our Bodies

We have all seen nanotechnology in movies and television shows over the years, from the nanoprobes in Star Trek to the Nanomites in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. Now these are some examples of nefarious uses of nano tech but a group of scientists from...