In case you missed it, here are the biggest headlines of the week!


Exploring Environmental Links to Autism


An environmental research letter highlights the potential correlation between weather-related nitrous oxide levels and prenatal stress contributing to autism spectrum disorders (ASD) … [read more]





Is Drinking Diet Soda Bad for the Brain?

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According to a new study, daily consumption of an artificially sweetened soft drink (diet soda) is associated with an increased risk of stroke and dementia. However, serious limitations of the study mean that this fate is far from certain … [read more]




Correlation Between Protein Intake and Body Composition

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Protein intake after early childhood has a strong effect on body composition later in life … [read more]






New Promising Treatment for Liver Cancer is Underway

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Patients with non-operable advanced liver cancer, hepatocarcinoma, do not have many effective treatment options. This is the first report of a treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma with drug Nivolumab, previously approved for melanoma treatment … [read more]




HIV & TB in South Africa: Is Ending the AIDS Epidemic by 2030 Possible?

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Is there a possibility that the AIDS epidemic can be eradicated by 2030? … [read more]

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