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McGill study identifies new role of major genetic risk factor in Alzheimer’s disease

For years, physicians have been aware that patients carrying the apolipoprotein ꜫ4 (APOE ꜫ4) gene are at a greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. New research from McGill University has now found the gene plays an even greater role in dementia. In a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association: Neurology, Dr. Pedro… Read More »

Rami Malek Says Playing Freddie Mercury Helped Inspire His Bond Villain Role

No Time to Die‘s Rami Malek has revealed how his Oscar-winning role as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody inspired his Bond villain character. Speaking to Empire, the actor opened up about the important lesson he took from the Queen frontman during work on the film, stressing how important it is to always be original. On… Read More »

The Role of Fungus in Cancer

Oftentimes, even the most unlikely-sounding theories can be scientifically validated if you just wait long enough. That certainly rings true for recent headlines declaring fungi and bacteria may be playing a role in the development of certain types of cancer, combined with previous research showing baking soda may be a useful remedy. In 2011, ScienceBasedMedicine.org… Read More »

Congressional hearing probes Juul’s role in youth vaping ‘epidemic’

The hearing will scrutinize the leading vape company’s marketing, health claims and relationship with Big Tobacco — namely, tobacco giant Altria, which invested nearly $ 13 billion in Juul Labs late last year. The list of attendees sets the stage for a heated clash over whether e-cigarettes should be subject to stronger regulation, weighing their… Read More »