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...
Muscle Paralysis In Dreaming Sleep, Mechanism Identified
Scientists have discovered what goes on when the brain mediates in inhibiting the critical breathing muscles during REM (rapid eye movement) when a person is sleeping, a report published in the Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine revealed. The authors, from the University of Toronto, Canada, explained that during REM sleep, there is a profound inhibition of muscle activity...
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...