Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds vitamin C can kill drug-resistant TB (w/ video)

In a striking, unexpected discovery, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have determined that vitamin C kills drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) bacteria in laboratory culture. The finding ...

Neuroscience

Brain region may hold key to aging

While the search continues for the Fountain of Youth, researchers may have found the body's "fountain of aging": the brain region known as the hypothalamus. For the first time, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine ...

Oncology & Cancer

Visceral fat causally linked to intestinal cancer

Visceral fat, or fat stored deep in the abdominal cavity, is directly linked to an increased risk for colon cancer, according to data from a mouse study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Social rejection can boost creativity, researchers find

(Medical Xpress)—Social misfits, rejoice. You might be more like Steve Jobs, Lady Gaga and Albert Einstein than you realize, if rejection boosts your creativity, reports a new Cornell study.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

TB vaccine candidate shows early promise in mice

A potential vaccine against tuberculosis has been found to completely eliminate tuberculosis bacteria from infected tissues in some mice. The vaccine was created with a strain of bacteria that, due to the absence of a few ...

Pediatrics

Home routines can boost a child's readiness for school

(HealthDay)—The first day of preschool is a milestone in a child's life. And parents can help prepare kids for this momentous occasion with everyday family routines that create a nurturing home environment.

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