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New international exercise guidelines for cancer survivors

For the rising number of cancer survivors worldwide, there’s growing evidence that exercise is an important part of recovery. But how much, and what type of exercise, is needed? A recent review of research, conducted by an international group of experts led by the University of British Columbia, has resulted in the development of new

New study may have the reason why heart medication gives muscle pain

A study from McMaster University has found a potential mechanism explaining why some people who take drugs to lower their cholesterol develop sore, aching muscles. The use of statin drugs to significantly lower cholesterol, and ultimately reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, has become widespread and large-scale studies suggest that nearly half of Americans and

No new measles cases reported in fading US outbreak

U.S. health officials say there were no new measles cases reported last week, a sign the nation’s worst epidemic of the disease in 27 years could be in its final stages. The current epidemic emerged about a year ago. It took off this year, with most of the cases reported in Orthodox Jewish communities in

Solving long-sought protein structure opens new avenues for treating disease

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys have identified the long-sought structure of an essential blood protein: vitronectin. Knowing the protein’s structure—an advance that enables rational drug design—could lead to medicines that kill multi-drug-resistant bacteria, halt cancer metastasis, treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and more. The study was published in Science Advances.  “For decades, scientists have speculated

Starbucks Releases 2 New Halloween Drinks at Disneyland

Here we thought Disneyland’s Halloween treats couldn’t get any sweeter, but we’ve been proven wrong (seriously, though; what were we thinking?), because according to Instagram account Discover the Magic, two Starbucks locations in Disneyland and Disney California Adventure are now serving two new Halloween-themed drinks: the Maleficent Frappuccino and the Dr. Facilier Elixir. https://www.instagram.com/p/B2FMbCNgQ-i/  

Taco Bell’s New Toasted Chalupa Has a Cheese-Crusted Shell

Cover anything savory in cheese and it will most certainly be improved. Cheese-crusted quesadilla? Down. Cheese-crusted burrito? Sounds excellent. Cheese-crusted CHALUPA? Taco Bell, you have a winner. The Toasted Cheddar Chalupa is the newest item to join Taco Bell menus and is the largest international release since the Naked Chicken Chalupa in 2017, the brand

New AI technology for advanced heart attack prediction

Technology developed using artificial intelligence (AI) could identify people at high risk of a fatal heart attack at least 5 years before it strikes, according to new research funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF). The findings are being presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress in Paris and published in the European

Drug discovery offers new hope to halt the spread of malaria

Breakthrough research has revealed a new drug that may prevent the spread of malaria, and also treat people suffering with the deadly parasitic disease. The findings, which were delivered by an international team of scientists led by the University of Glasgow and published today in Science, offer fresh hope in the global fight against malaria.