Anti-malaria Drug Quinine Heads the List of Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

Anti-malaria Drug Quinine Heads the List of Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

Researchers at George Mason University are testing the ‘repurposing’ of a quinine derivative to determine if it will be successful in causing the death of breast cancer cells. The word ‘repurposing’ came into vogue about thirty years ago, mostly about how we take old stuff intended for one use and give it a new use, like a coffee can becoming a cookie tin.

Cream for Eczema Relief May Make It Worse

Cream for Eczema Relief May Make It Worse

Cream for Eczema Relief May Make It WorseThe latest results from the University of Bath suggests that one of the most commonly prescribed creams for the treatment of eczema in the UK may actually be doing more harm than good.

Trying to Conceive, Laptops Can Hurt Your Chances

Trying to Conceive, Laptops Can Hurt Your Chances

A new study shows that men who use their laptops on their laps have increased temperature in their testicles, which can seriously impact sperm quality and their ability to fertilize an egg. A man’s testicles are located away from the body so that sperm are maintained at a temperature a few degrees cooler than the body’s core temperature..

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