Parasitic Worms Treat Colitis Diarrhea In Monkeys
US researchers have successfully treated monkeys with chronic diarrhea using parasitic worms that seem to work by restoring balance in gut bacteria. Their findings strengthen the case for developing and testing probiotic worm therapy for people with inflammatory bowel diseases like colitis...
Prescription Drug Addiction Is Now An Epidemic
The abuse of prescription drugs is currently an epidemic because doctors are treating pain differently now than in past years. Drug abuse was recently referred to as an "epidemic" in a newspaper article by a Nebraska State Patrol investigator. "Clinically, it's a very common problem," added Aly Hassan, M.D...
Melanoma Combo Treatment May Work For Other Cancers
Two kinds of cancer treatments are being trialed in combination for the first time on melanoma patients, according researchers from the Medical Oncology Skin and Melanoma Clinical Service at Peter MacCullum Cancer Centre, Australia. The researchers presented to delegates at the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia's Annual Scientific Meeting...