Keytruda May Be Effective in Helping Treat Brain Cancer

Pembrolizumab, marketed as Keytruda, is an antibody that blocks a “checkpoint protein” called PD-1 from inhibiting the action of the body’s cancer-fighting T-1 cells.Glioblastomas...

Individualized Diet May Be Best Course for People with Diabetes

Blood sugar (glucose), which comes from food, is what the body uses as an energy source. If a person has diabetes, their body doesn’t...

How Planned Parenthood’s New Sexual Health Chatbot Is Helping Teens

Roo is friendly and easy to use. Interested parties of any age can visit Roo.PlannedParenthood.org on a smartphone (or text “Roo” to 22422) to...

HIV Hiding in Cells Can Now Be Measured, But Are We Closer to a...

In 1995, it was Siliciano’s lab that first officially showed the existence of the reservoir itself. That research was published in Nature, too.Since then,...

Heart Attacks Can Happen at Any Age, She Was 21

Molly Schroeder survived a heart attack when she was only 21 years old. Now she’s on a mission to help young women understand heart...

Women are Drinking More, but Get Less Help for Alcohol Abuse

Women’s drinking habits have changed over time. A 2017 report published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry found that high-risk drinking climbed by almost 60...

Mushrooms as Medicine? Psychedelics May Be Next Breakthrough Treatment

Research has shown psilocybin to have potential to treat a range of psychiatric and behavioral disorders, although it’s yet to receive FDA approval for...

Preserving Myelin Sheath Cells Could Be a Way to Attack MS

The study is changing the way experts think about treatment strategies.“It means that prompting new oligodendrocytes is not a viable strategy,” Frisén said. “Instead,...

What to Know About the Dangers of Radon Gas in Your Home

Just over 2 years ago, Rachael Malmberg, a U.S. star hockey player was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer.She told Healthline that her initial...

Here’s What Experts Say About Medical Marijuana as Treatment for Autism

But the lack of high-quality evidence and the legal status of marijuana in the United States, which varies from state to state, puts parents...