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Doctors fear immunotherapy could actually make cancer WORSE

Doctors fear immunotherapy could actually make cancer WORSE: For many the treatment is a lifeline, but one airport worker, 31, believes it has handed him a death sentence Joseph McMullan, 31, was one of first British patients to receive CAR-T therapy  The therapy is meant to turbo-charge immune system to destroy tumour cells  Sadly, CAR-T didn’t […]

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Wait, Is The Whole 'Skinny Fat' Concept Actually A Real Thing?

The term “skinny fat” gets thrown around a lot these days, but it sounds a little backwards and confusing…right? And let’s face it: The term itself is loaded, contradictory, and shame-y. But metabolism and weight-management experts admit that it does describe a very real health issue. People who might be described as “skinny fat” are […]

Personal Health

The Most Severe Type Of Psoriasis Can Actually Be Deadly

Psoriasis is a skin disease hallmarked by red, scaly skin that can be painful or hot to the touch, according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS); and while it's definitely not a fun thing to suffer through, it's relatively common (about eight million Americans have it, per the National […]

Kids Health

The Only Pregnancy Books You Actually Need to Read

Pregnancy is one massive cocktail of emotions (virgin, of course). For some, it can be parts exciting, nerve-wracking, and mystifying with a splash of “WTF have we done?” thrown in for good measure. Unfortunately, you don’t get an individualized recipe book that shows you how exactly to mix all of these ingredients, and the ratios […]

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Suicidal teenager hospitalised with schizophrenia was infected by CAT

Teenager caught a mind-altering infection from his cat, started believing he was the ‘son of the devil’ and having suicidal thoughts The unnamed 14-year-old boy was first hospitalised in October 2015  He suffered with hallucinations, rage outbursts and thoughts of killing his family  After dozens of treatments failed, he endured 11 weeks of extensive testing It […]

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Can Emergen-C Actually Prevent a Cold?

If you find yourself reaching for a packet of Emergen-C every time you feel a tickle in your throat, you’re certainly not alone. The fizzy orange power—a mix of vitamins C and B, along with other nutrients—has become a mainstay of medicine cabinets, winter-weather survival kits, travel packing lists, and even wedding weekend goodie bags. […]