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Botox jabs may treat stomach cancer

Using Botox to prevent acetylcholine release might help slow the growth of cancer. (Reuters)

Botox, a popular anti-wrinkle treatment, could also be useful in treating stomach cancer, scientists...

As hunt for Allergan continues, some Valeant owners have doubtsValeant makes USD 45.6 bn bid for Botox maker Allergan
Drug for Ebola like virus promising in ill monkeys
New experimental drug has used to save monkey from virus closely related Ebola in Texas.

Experimental Ebola drugs needed for "up to 30,000 people"

Scientists estimate need for drugs, vaccines in West Africa.

Japanese man fathered 15 surrogate babies: Police

A DNA test of a 24-year-old Japanese man allegedly involved in a raging surrogacy scandal in Thailan...

Using antibacterial soap may not be a good idea

Hand-washing with antibacterial soap may expose people to significant levels of a widely-used chemic...

Brain training may help you multitask better

Cooking while having a conversation, watching a movie while browsing the Web...
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'Tickling' your ear may be good for your heart: Study
Stimulating nerves in your ear could improve the health of your heart, researchers have found.
ALS Celebrities in 'Ice Bucket Challenge' to fight disease
Spielberg, Bieber and Bill Gates are among celebrities pouring buckets of ice water over their heads...
Smoking in pregnancy may affect grandchildren's growth
Smoking during pregnancy can affect the growth of a woman's future grandkids, a new study has found.
Yoga may boost your brainpower: Study
Practicing hatha yoga three times a week can significantly improve cognitive function in the elderly...
Good neighbours may curb your heart attack risk
Love thy neighbour, it may be good for your heart!
Violent video games may put kids at higher risk for depression
Scientists found significantly increased signs of depression among preteens..
New genetic basis for sex determination found
A subset of very small genes could also play a key role!
Antibiotics at early age alter long-term immunity
Taking antibiotics at an early age can increase the risk of contracting specific diseases down the r...
Does vitamin D help with asthma? More study needed
Asthma sufferers received Vitamin D could breathe a little easier than those who relied only on the ...
WHO sets up Ebola task force with global airline, travel sector
WHO said, it had set up a task force with the global airline and tourism industry for Ebola.
Microchip shows tumour cells invasion
Researchers from Brown University were able to image cancer cells that had undergone epithelial-mese...
Antiperspirants could be making you smell worse: study
Antiperspirants can alter your armpit bacteria and actually make you smell worse, a new study has fo...
New drug restores hair growth in some bald patients
CUMC identified the immune cells responsible for destroying hair follicles in people..
Teens who take risks have differences in their brains
Connections between certain brain regions are amplified in teens more prone to risk-taking..
Dissolvable 'tampon' to protect against HIV
Researchers have developed a dissolvable tampon-like product that can carry substantial loads of med...
Extreme medicine: The search for new antibiotics
Natural products fell out of favour in the pharmaceutical sphere, but now is the time to look again:...
'Plantibodies' drugs advance as big pharma stands aside
Biotech drug production techniques based on plants, which may prove to be faster, higher yielding..
Another Ebola problem: Finding its natural source
A scary problem lurks beyond the frenzied efforts to keep people from spreading Ebola..
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