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Cancer, coronavirus are a dangerous mix, new studies find

New research shows how dangerous the coronavirus is for current and former cancer patients. Those who developed COVID-19 were much more likely to die within a month than people without cancer who got it, two studies found. They are the largest reports on people with both diseases in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain

How to Find Out if Your Beer Is Actually Vegan

Hey, remember veganism? At least that’s what people called not consuming any animal products before the whole plant-based trend rolled around. It seems as tech-based meats grow in popularity and marketers slap the words “plant-based” on just about everything, the word “vegan” appears to be falling out of vogue. This doesn’t mean that veganism isn’t

Researchers find minimally invasive procedure to treat chronic Achilles tendon disorder

A minimally invasive procedure to treat a common foot and ankle disorder can reduce pain, recovery time, and postsurgery complications while improving functional outcomes, according to a report published in the journal Foot and Ankle Surgery. The procedure treats insertional Achilles tendinopathy, a common and chronic orthopedic disorder in which patients experience pain at the

Scientists find 'missing link' in allergic reactions to cosmetics

Scientists find ‘missing link’ in allergic reactions to popular skin creams: Fragrances, alcohols and immune protein combine to cause itchy rashes Contact dermatitis allergic reactions have been on the rise as the skin care and cosmetic industry has grown  But scientists have been unsure how skin creams and other products trigger the itchy red rash 

Scientists find that common dietary elements cure lethal infections, eliminating the need for antibiotics

Antibiotic use is driving an epidemic of antibiotic resistance, as more susceptible bacteria are killed but more resilient strains live on and multiply with abandon. But if antibiotics aren’t the end-all solution for infectious disease, what is? Salk Institute researchers report that giving mice dietary iron supplements enabled them to survive a normally lethal bacterial

Researchers find treatment for ultra-rare disease

A new study published in Molecular Genetics and Metabolism, conducted by a Liverpool based research collaboration involving the University of Liverpool, has identified the drug that treats the extremely rare genetic disease alkaptonuria (AKU). An observational study at the NHS-funded Robert Gregory National Alkaptonuria Centre (NAC), based at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, in collaboration