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First Direct Evidence That Babies React to Taste in the Womb

A study led by Durham University in U.K. gives the first evidence that unborn babies react to taste in the womb.

Cancer-Killing Virus Shows Impressive Results in Patients

Scientists in the UK have identified a cancer-killing virus involving therapy that uses a common virus to infect and destroy harmful cells. Early trials of the virus therapy on patients have been especially promising. The drug is a weakened form...

First Referral Center for Craniofacial Visible Differences to Open in Greece

The first national referral center for people with craniofacial visible differences in Greece (CRDC) will be soon launching in Thessaloniki.

New Molecule Discovered Kills Hard-to-Treat Cancers

A team of researchers in Dallas, Texas, has identified a small molecule which could be used against treatment-resistant cancers.

Moderna Sues Pfizer Over mRNA Vaccine Patent Infringement

Moderna filed patent infringement lawsuits against Pfizer and BioNTech over their mRNA vaccine technology, the company said in a statement.

Cannabis Can Prevent COVID-19 Infection, Study Finds

New research indicates that the hemp compounds in cannabis are capable of preventing COVID-19 from infecting human cells and people. The study, which was recently published in the Journal of Nature Products, found that cannabinoid acids attach to the SARS-CoV-2...

Anti-Aging and Ancient Greeks

Although medicine and healing were important in ancient Greece, anti-aging may have been considered unnatural by the ancient Greeks. by Patrick Garner In the last decade some branches of modern medicine have shifted from viewing aging as inevitable to treating it...

Pig Collagen Cornea Gives People Who Were Blind 20/20 Vision

Researchers from Linköping University in Sweden unveiled a medical procedure involving the use of transplanted artificial pig collagen cornea to restore 20/20 vision for patients suffering from an eye disease called keratoconus. In a recent surgery, pig collagen corneas were...

COVID-19 Vaccines Affect Menstruation Reveals New Study

Clinical studies on multiple COVID-19 vaccines have disregarded effects of vaccines on women’s menstruation. There were countless complaints to doctors about related symptoms soon after immunizations were made available to the general population. Many women became aware of heavier-than-normal periods. The...

Antidepressant Medicine Discovered in Ancient Greek City

It seems that even back in the ancient times, people were prone to depression as archaeological finds of antidepressants in the Ancient Greek city of Bathonea, located on the banks of Küçükçekmece Lake in Turkey, have revealed. The city of...

COVID-19 Prevention Drug, Evusheld, Available in Greece

Greece has officially launched an online platform taking applications for the Evusheld drug that helps prevent COVID-19 in people who are at risk. According to Greece’s Health Ministry, the monoclonal antibody medicine developed by AstraZeneca, which has been approved by...

Five Things the Ancient Greeks Can Teach Us About Medicine Today

Medicine has changed beyond recognition in the last 2,000 years. So why should we still care what the ancient Greeks thought of Western medicine? By Helen King The ancient Greeks are widely seen as having been the founders of Western medicine...

China Killing Prisoners for Organ Trafficking, Scientists Claim

China is the only country in the world to have an industrial-scale organ trafficking practice that harvests organs from executed prisoners of conscience. This practice is known as forced organ harvesting. By Ali Iqbal and Aliya Khan Organ transplantation is a...

Monkeypox Now Global Health Emergency, Europe at High Risk

The World Health Organization has labeled monkeypox a global health emergency, the highest alert level, as the virus continues to spread worldwide. The risk of monkeypox is still considered moderate globally, except in Europe, where WHO officials say the...

Hippocrates’ Medical Recipes Discovered at Monastery in Egypt

Monks at the St. Catherine’s Monastery in South Sinai, Egypt, have discovered medical recipes from Hippocrates.