Does my child need a flu vaccination?

Influenza is a respiratory infection that can cause serious complications, particularly in young children. Getting a flu vaccine is the best way to prevent the flu and its complications. Even when the vaccine doesn't completely ...

Oncology & Cancer

Starving gut bacteria to improve chemotherapy outcomes

Fasting before chemotherapy drastically increases the number and diversity of bacteria found in the gut and can improve treatment outcomes, a new study by University of Adelaide researchers has found.

Medical research

Finding cortisone alternatives with fewer side effects

Many people use cortisone of a regular basis. It is used for treating rheumatism, asthma, multiple sclerosis, or even COVID-19. Steroidal medication such as cortisone is highly effective but also possesses severe side effects. ...

Oncology & Cancer

New treatment developed shows success in high-risk solid tumors

Despite intensive treatment, high-risk solid tumors like neuroblastoma, Ewing sarcoma, and rhabdomyosarcoma are challenging to cure because the disease in those high-risk patients does not respond to therapy. Conventional ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert: Expect the fight against COVID-19 to last 'about 18 months'

The United States should be prepared to battle the new coronavirus for about 18 months, and any effort to reopen the country before cases have substantially dropped will likely bring about a resurgence, according to Ezekiel ...

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