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Anti-hepatitis medicine surprises: New effective treatment of hep C not only combats the virus, but is also effective against complications – Science Daily

Hepatitis C is a serious disease, but the biggest threat to someone’s health is not the virus itself. Rather, it is the diseases that can result from it such as reduced liver functioning, scar tissue in the liver and potentially cirrhosis. A new study shows that the antiviral treatment which has been used to fight… Read More »

Canada Launches Lawsuit Against Bayer

Canadian law firm Diamond & Diamond has filed a class-action lawsuit against various makers of Roundup, including Bayer.1 Bayer acquired Monsanto, Roundup’s original maker, in 2018 for $ 63 billion and has been grappling with related lawsuits ever since. The Canadian class-action suit names more than 60 individuals as plaintiffs, but thousands more may have… Read More »

Bacteria Could Be Weapon Against Mosquito-Borne Dengue

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Lab-altered mosquitoes have made a big dent in the spread of dengue fever, researchers report. How? Australian scientists released mosquitoes carrying a bacteria that prevents transmission of the dengue virus. The strategy resulted in a 76% decrease in dengue transmission in a community… Read More »

Mediterranean Diet Protects Against Type 2 Diabetes

Research shows that a Mediterranean-style diet and diets low in available carbohydrates can offer protection against type 2 diabetes. From a total of 22,295 participants, actively followed up for just over 11 years, 2,330 cases of type 2 diabetes were recorded. To evaluate dietary habits, all individuals completed a list of questions, and the scientists… Read More »