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Researchers Claim Autoimmune Drugs Might Cure a Baldness Condition

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Researchers claim drugs used for the treatment of autoimmune diseases like a form of leukemia and rheumatoid arthritis might help with baldness too. After using one of the drugs for four to five months, three patients with alopecia areata experienced hair growth. Alopecia areata is […]

New Study Links High BMI to Increased Risk of Cancer

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A new study published in The Lancet claims those with a higher body mass index (BMI) face an increased risk of developing 10 of the most common cancers. The study examined 5 million adults in the UK to come up with its findings. Researchers concluded […]

FDA Adds Legal Definition to Gluten-Free Labeled Foods

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The Food and Drug Administration is now mandating that any food labeled “gluten-free” must be in compliance with the requirements of the legal definition of gluten-free. The legal definition of gluten-free explains that food classified as gluten-free must contain less than 20 parts per million […]

Groundbreaking Device Keeps Hearts Pumping Outside The Body

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Transplant surgeons are now utilizing a device that keeps donor hearts alive outside of the body. Called the ‘heart in a box’, the new technology allows doctors to keep the heart pumping from the organ donor to the recipient. The latest technology also allows doctors […]

U.S. Surgeon General Proposes Measures To Tackle Skin Cancer

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The American Cancer Society reports that skin cancer numbers are rising. More cases of skin cancer were noted each year compared to breast, prostate, colon and lung cancer combined. Each year, roughly five million people are treated for skin cancer. Due to the escalating numbers, […]