Oncology & Cancer

Could ketogenic diet be helpful with brain cancer?

A modified ketogenic diet may be worth exploring for people with brain tumors, according to a new study published in the July 7, 2021, online issue of Neurology. The diet is high in fat and low in carbohydrates.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

5 things to know about the Delta variant

For the first time in more than a year, we're feeling some hope—or at least cautious optimism—that the pandemic could recede to the background. But experts want us to know that there is still a concern that new mutations ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers discover new way to starve brain tumors

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London, funded by the charity Brain Tumor Research, have found a new way to starve cancerous brain tumor cells of energy in order to prevent further growth.


Australia sees first population drop since World War I

Australia's population has declined for the first time in more than a century as pandemic-induced border closures stemmed the flow of overseas migrants, according to figures released Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Paris hospitals told to make room for COVID emergencies

Hospitals in the Paris region have been ordered to cut all non-COVID patient care and surgery by 40 percent as new virus cases risk overwhelming their intensive care capacity, health authorities said on Monday.

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