Scientists Discover Explanation for Baldness and Graying Hair

Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center accidentally stumbled upon the explanation for baldness and graying hair in mouse models. While studying a rare genetic disease that causes tumors to grow on nerves, they found that a protein called KROX20 switches on skin cells that become a hair shaft, which then causes cells… Read More Scientists Discover Explanation for Baldness and Graying Hair

Some Instant Coffee Products may be Harmful warns FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to drink Longjack Coffee, in addition to other instant coffee products that have been recalled recently –Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee, CaverFlo Coffee, and AMPT Coffee. These products are labeled to contain instant coffee, non-dairy creamer, and other ingredients. However, FDA laboratory analysis confirmed:… Read More Some Instant Coffee Products may be Harmful warns FDA

Homeopathic Teething Tablets and Gels may be Harmful for Babies

The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning for parents to immediately stop feeding babies any homeopathic teething tablets and gels, and to discard any unused products. The FDA’s action appears to stem from concern about the active ingredient belladonna in the tablets. The FDA recommends that consumers stop using these products and dispose of… Read More Homeopathic Teething Tablets and Gels may be Harmful for Babies

Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C – Zepatier by Merck & Co. Inc.

Globally, between 130–150 million people globally have chronic hepatitis C infection. Approximately 700 000 people die each year from hepatitis C-related liver diseases. Antiviral medicines can cure approximately 90% of persons with hepatitis C infection, thereby reducing the risk of death from liver cancer and cirrhosis, but access to diagnosis and treatment is low. Hepatitis C… Read More Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C – Zepatier by Merck & Co. Inc.

A Good Heart Medicine – Laughter

People with heart disease are 40 percent less likely to laugh in a variety of situations compared to people of the same age without heart disease. “Laughter is the best medicine” when it comes to heart this phrase is true. Research suggests laughter can decrease stress hormones, reduce artery inflammation and increase HDL, the “good” cholesterol. Laughter, along with… Read More A Good Heart Medicine – Laughter

Epilepsy – A Brain Disorder

Epilepsy is a brain disorder sometimes resulting in seizures, Epileptic Seizures can take on many different forms, and seizures affect different people in different ways. In Epilepsy clusters of nerve cells, or neurons, in the brain sometimes signal abnormally. Neurons normally generate electro-chemical impulses that act on other neurons, glands, and muscles to produce human thoughts, feelings,… Read More Epilepsy – A Brain Disorder