RESEARCH

The mystery enzyme: how cancer cells feed off sugar

  Cancer cells feed off sugar in order to grow, as Otto Warburg observed in the 1920s—and now scientists have figured out how they do it. Solving this '100-year-old...

The supplement that could help keep your heart healthy

How do you make your cardiovascular system—your heart and arteries—younger? One way is to fast, but another could be to take the dietary supplement nicotinomide riboside (NR), researchers say. ...

Vitamin E could combat ME and chronic fatigue

  Antioxidant supplements—and especially vitamin E—can combat mitochondrial disease, a genetic disorder that is linked to ME/chronic fatigue, diabetes, bipolar disease, schizophrenia, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, a new...

Real cause of diabetes discovered, and L-carnosine could be the...

Type 2 diabetes is often described as a disease of insulin resistance and raised blood-sugar levels—but new research suggests the real cause could be more to do with our molecules....

Routine antibiotics for UTIs are killers

  A class of antibiotics routinely prescribed to treat respiratory and urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be a killer, causing life-threatening damage to the body's main artery,...

High cholesterol protects the brain as we get older

  As WDDTY has been pointing out for years, cholesterol becomes more important as we age—and a new study underlines the point by noting that elderly people who have...

PSA prostate cancer test not fit for purpose

The PSA screening test for prostate cancer isn't fit for purpose. It isn't saving lives, and it's even missing cancers that are potentially lethal, a major new study has concluded....

Holding hands reduces pain

  Holding the hand of a significant other can dramatically reduce any physical pain they're experiencing, a new study has found. Brains synchronize when we hold...

Can your cell phone damage your health?

  Cell phones (mobile phones) are safe, at least according to the operators—but now even the UK's chief medical officer has come out to warn that they interfere with...
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