Health Problems

Protein mapping pinpoints why metastatic melanoma patients do not respond to immunotherapy

Tel Aviv University and Sheba Medical Center researchers say they have discovered why more than half of patients with metastatic melanoma do not respond to immunotherapy cancer treatments. Wielding proteomics, an innovative “protein mapping” approach, a team of researchers led by Prof. Tami Geiger, Prof. Gal Markel, and Dr. Michal Harel of TAU’s Sackler School […]

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Watch the 'Man Boob King of Texas' Do Surgery on 4 Guys

Patient #1 found the local Texas doctor on YouTube. Patient #2 from Oregon also found the doc online. As did Patient #3 from Montreal. All had similar stories: bullying, anxiety, low self-confidence, depression. The cause: their chests. “The term ‘gynecomastia’ is the term for female-like breasts in a man,” explains Dr. Robert Caridi of Austin’s […]

Kids Health

Children from disadvantaged backgrounds do less vigorous physical activity

Children from disadvantaged backgrounds and certain ethnic minority backgrounds, including from Pakistani and Bangladeshi backgrounds, have lower levels of vigorous physical activity, according to researchers at the University of Cambridge. The patterns mirror inequalities seen in levels of childhood obesity, suggesting a need for a greater focus on the promotion of vigorous physical activity, particularly […]

Health Problems

Coffee addicts really do wake up and smell the coffee

Regular coffee drinkers can sniff out even tiny amounts of coffee and are faster at recognising the aroma, compared to non-coffee drinkers, new research has found. Habitual coffee drinkers are not just more sensitive to the odour of coffee and faster to identify it, but the more they craved coffee, the better their ability to […]

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Do Lactation Cookies Really Work?

When you’re a new mom and your breast milk isn’t coming in — which is super common, by the way — you’ll do just about anything to get your milk flowing. And sometimes, that’s as simple as eating a cookie. Lactation cookies have long been hailed as miracles for moms who need to give their […]