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Green tea compound could help in the battle against super bugs

Antibiotic resistant bacteria are one of the biggest threats to global health. As researchers scramble to find solutions, a recent study concludes that a compound found in green tea might boost existing drugs. A recent study investigated epigallocatechin, which is a compound in green tea. Antibiotics have proven essential for treating bacterial infections since doctors… Read More »

U.S. CDC recommends against using vapes with marijuana ingredient

FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vaping product in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (Reuters) – People should stop using e-cigarettes with marijuana ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), U.S. public health officials recommended on Friday as investigation on outbreak of lung illness linked to vaping deepens. The U.S.… Read More »

Radiation therapy effective against deadly heart rhythm – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Standard cancer treatment offers hope to severely ill heart patients Matt Miller Clifford Robinson, MD, (right) and Phillip Cuculich, MD, have developed a noninvasive radiation therapy approach to treating ventricular tachycardia, a deadly heart arrhythmia. Visual and electrical maps of the heart help direct a beam of radiation at the heart… Read More »

Judge upholds short-term plan expansion in Trump win against ACA

Dive Brief: A district judge ruled in favor of a controversial Trump administration policy expanding the sale of short-term health insurance Friday, advancing conservative efforts to weaken the Affordable Care Act. Judge Richard Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rejected plaintiffs’ claims that the limited coverage unlawfully undermines the ACA,… Read More »

Could certain gut bacteria protect against food allergy? – Medical News Today

New research reinforces the idea that the absence of certain bacteria in the gut can cause food allergy, a condition that affects millions of people. The study also suggests that replenishing key gut bacteria could offer a way to treat food allergy. New research suggests that food allergies, such as an allergy to peanuts, may… Read More »