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Onglyza: Diabetes Drug Could Raise Risk Of Death

Onglyza may be associated with an increased cardiovascular risk in diabetes patients

According to a preliminary report released Friday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), AstraZeneca’s diabetes drug, Onglyza, may be associated with an increased risk of premature death. A study involving more than 16,000 patients taking Onglyza for type 2 diabetes found that the drug increased heart failure by 27 percent, as well as… Read more »

Brain-Eating Amoeba Claims Life Of 20-Year-Old Woman

Brain-Eating Amoeba Claims Another Young Life

A brain-eating amoeba known as Balamuthia is said to be responsible for taking the life of 20-year-old Koral Reef. Reef’s mom believes that she contracted the amoeba after a trip to Lake Havasu in Arizona. It was after this trip that, she says, Koral started experiencing headaches, sensitivity to light and heat, and stiffness in… Read more »

Anglo-Saxon Remedy Cures MRSA Superbug

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An Anglo-Saxon remedy consisting primarily of cow bile can reportedly cure the MRSA superbug. The 1,000-year-old mixture, which was used during the medieval era to cure eye infections, was discovered in an old manuscript in a British library. MRSA is typically resistant to many antibiotics and can often result in death. Doctor Christina Lee of… Read more »

Deadly Polio Virus Could Cure Brain Cancer

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Scientists over at Duke University have begun a surprising new treatment for brain cancer, which sees the polio virus used to treat those afflicted with the disease — and it turns out that it’s been successful, too. Scientists and investigators spearheading new anti-cancer research over at Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University… Read more »

Homeopathy Is Useless – Australia’s Top Medical Body Slams Medical Practice As ‘Completely Ineffective’ In Treating Any Condition

Homeopathy Is Useless – Australia’s Top Medical Body Slams Practice

Australia’s top medical body has slammed the ancient medical practice of homeopathy, stating that it is “completely ineffective” for treating any condition. Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) have concluded that homeopathy is not effective for treating any health condition. The body arrived to the conclusion after undertaking an extensive review of existing… Read more »

Ebola Vaccine To Hit Liberia On Friday

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As several companies clamor to invent an Ebola vaccine effective enough to overturn the virus’ advances in West Africa, British healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline officially sent its experimental offering to Liberia. When it arrives on Friday, it will be the first Ebola vaccine to reach the disease-ravaged region, reported the New York Times. Of 30,000 test… Read more »

New Law Fines People Who Tells The Truth About Natural Supplements $2.3 Million

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Presently, more people are finding out the benefits of natural supplements and comparing them to conventional medicines. The Inquisitr understands this importance and has reported on natural ways (in which natural supplements are used) to manage certain conditions. This includes seven ways to naturally treat ADHD, seven ways to naturally prevent a heart attack, and… Read more »

‘E-Dura’ Spinal Implant Could Be The Cure For Paralysis

'E-Dura' Spinal Implant: To Cure The Paralyzed

The “e-Dura” spinal implant could be the long-awaited cure for paralysis. According to a new report from the Telegraph, the implant has the ability to mimic soft tissue around the spine so that the body doesn’t reject it. From there, it could help paralyzed people to walk again through a series of electrodes and drugs… Read more »

Male Birth Control Coming In 2017: The Guy Perspective?

Male Birth Control 2017 Arrival

Male birth control is now closer to becoming a reality than ever before, and if history is any guide, most guys will be thinking, “Where do I sign?” While some may find this hard to believe — check this piece from The Daily Beast that covers the benefits of Vasalgel — a study from the… Read more »