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The First Gene Therapy for Cancer has Finally Been Approved

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The Food Drug Administration has recently approved the first ever gene therapy for cancer, and for the many millions of people affected by the disease, it couldn’t come soon enough.  It’s a transformative type of treatment in that is uses the patient’s own imm... More »

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Is Intermittent Fasting the Key to a Longer Life?

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New research conducted by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggests that intermittent fasting may increase one’s lifespan.  Fasting typically involves temporarily restricting the diet.  In doing this, mitochondria (a vital part of the c... More »

High Estrogen Levels Make Women More Sensitive to Alcohol
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High Estrogen Levels Make Women More Sensitive to Alcohol

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A new study carried out on mice at the University of Illinois confirms that the brain’s reward center is much more sensitive to the effects of alcohol when estrogen levels are high.  The research was led by assistant professor of psychiatry in the UIC College ... More »

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Innovations in Nuclear Medicine Training Emerge

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Nuclear medicine is a hot topic right now, and it’s no surprise really.  It’s a branch of medical imaging that uses radioactive material to diagnose and treat a variety of diseases including heart disease, neurological disorders, and many types of cancer. One ... More »

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How Different Sugars Affect Your Liver

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There are various different sugars out there, some of which are okay in moderation and others that are really bad for you.  It’s estimated that there are around two billion obese or overweight people in the world today, and around 1 billion with fatty liver di... More »