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Questioning the HIV-AIDS hypothesis: 30 years of dissent

Patricia Goodson* Department of Health & Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA LINK TO ORIGINAL JOURNAL Since 1984, when the hypothesis that HIV-causes-AIDS was announced, many scholars have…

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Leonardo da Vinci was right all along, new medical scans show

He has long been praised as one of the finest artists of the Renaissance, working far ahead of his time and producing some of the world’s most recognisable works. But…

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Nestlé is Trying to Patent the Fennel Flower

Nigella sativa — more commonly known as fennel flower — has been used as a cure-all remedy for over a thousand years. It treats everything from vomiting to fevers to…

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Scientists reprogram body’s own cells to kill cancer, HIV

In a pair of papers published in the journal Cell Stem Cell, researchers from two separate Japanese universities have successfully used a new technique to reprogram the body’s own immune…

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Discovery of quadruple helix DNA could lead to cancer breakthrough

Scientists at the University of Cambridge reported Sunday that they have discovered quadruple helix DNA inside human cells by creating synthetic molecules that seek it out — raising the potential…

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China Pouring Fake Drugs Into Africa, Endangering Millions

Though China is increasingly becoming the most visible and active foreign presence on the African continent, there is a downside, as revealed by a recent expose in the UK’s The…

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Marijuana Business: Will Cigarette Makers Jump Into Pot Market?

Will the Marlboro Man light up a joint soon? The states of Washington and Colorado legalized possession of small amounts of recreational marijuana in the November elections, but it is…

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In breakthrough, patients’ immune systems attack cancer cells

In the quest to find a cure for cancer, one dream of researchers has been to find a way to get the body’s own immune system to fight cancer. On…

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Marijuana And Cancer: Scientists Find Cannabis Compound Stops Metastasis In Aggressive Cancers

A pair of scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has found that a compound derived from marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer, potentially…