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New blood test could be used to help millions infected with TB

Protein power The research team set out to create their blood-based test by identifying a signature set of biomarkers in patients’ blood that consistently indicated a high likelihood of ATB, then developing an easily deployable assay that could detect that signature. They first measured the levels of 47 different blood proteins in about 400 samples… Read More »

Students eat junk. Can science help?

For 10 weeks, five days a week, four hours a day, three years ago, Matheus Mistura, a decorated grad student with a glittering academic career, stood next to a hot table in a cramped cafeteria peeping at students’ plates. On cold days and on hot, on rainy days and clear days and days when he’d… Read More »

We help journalists avoid reliance on sources with financial conflicts of interest

September 26, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer, or at @HealthNewsRevu. For the past 11 years, HealthNewsReview.org has helped journalists find industry-independent experts to use as sources in their stories.  It’s an effort begun by journalists Jeanne Lenzer and Shannon Brownlee (now a VP… Read More »

Garlic Could Help Reduce Risk Of Osteoarthritis Of The Hip

Consumption of a diet rich in allium vegetables, like onions, garlic and leeks, could reduce risk of osteoarthritis of the hip. Results of a study not only suggest the possible impact of diet in osteoarthritis protection, but also demonstrate the potential for making use of garlic compounds for developing osteoarthritis treatments. It’s been known for… Read More »

Can Black Seed Oil Help with Weight Loss?

wasanajai/Shutterstock Move over, apple cider vinegar and green tea. Black seed oil is the new weight-loss cool kid. People seeking a fast solution to weight loss are often willing to try any number of options, from special tea blends to swigging a spoonful of apple cider vinegar every day. However, the newest supplement quickly gaining… Read More »