Medical News Today: New research may explain why evolution made humans ‘fat’

Scientists have compared fat samples from humans and other primates and found that changes in DNA packaging affected how the human body processes fat. Evolution made humans the ‘fat primate,’ researchers suggest. Our bodies need fat to store energy and protect vital organs. Fat also helps the body absorb some nutrients and produce important hormones.…

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Trump Suggests Executive Order on Drug Prices, With a Scope That Is Unclear

Image President Trump on Friday. “Why should other nations like Canada — why should other nations pay much less than us?” he said of drug prices. CreditErin Schaff/The New York Times President Trump said Friday that the White House was writing an executive order to require pharmaceutical companies to offer the United States government among the lowest…

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Medical News Today: How fast do we feel pain? Study overturns previous notions

New research overturns the widespread notion that humans, unlike other mammals, process pain more slowly than touch. The findings may have significant implications for the diagnosis and treatment of pain. Pain signals may travel just as quickly as touch signals in humans, new research suggests. Until now, the scientific consensus has been that in humans,…

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Gucci Goes for Gold (and Diamonds, Too)

Image Solitaire rings from Gucci’s first haute jewelry collection, in yellow and white gold with tourmalines of about 10 carats each and, in the center ring, a 14-carat garnet.CreditRoberto Frankenberg for The New York Times PARIS — Gucci’s much-touted inclusivity is not limited to community: It extends to products, too. There is little, it seems,…

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Targeted therapy combination improves survival in patients with advanced bowel cancer

IMAGE: LBA-006 ‘BEACON CRC: a randomized, 3-Arm, phase 3 study of encorafenib and cetuximab with or without binimetinib vs. choice of either irinotecan or FOLFIRI plus cetuximab in BRAF V600E-mutant metastatic… view more  Credit: European Society for Medical Oncology Barcelona, Spain, 6 July 2019 — New data have shown for the first time that a combination…

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Data demonstrate efficacy of more flexible dose of regorafenib to relieve side-effects in mCRC patients

IMAGE: Abstract O-026 — ‘Results of REARRANGE trial: A randomized phase 2 study comparing different dosing approaches for regorafenib (REG) during the first cycle of treatment in patients (pts) with metastatic… view more  Credit: Courtesy of VHIO Barcelona, Spain, 6 July 2019 — Medical oncologists administer anticancer drug regorafenib to try to improve overall survival in…

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Triplet-targeted therapy improves survival for patients with advanced colorectal cancer and BRAF mutations

IMAGE: The trial results will be reported at the ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2019 by principal investigator Scott Kopetz, M.D., associate professor of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology. view more  Credit: MD Anderson Cancer Center BARCELONA — The three-drug combination of encorafenib, binimetinib and cetuximab significantly improved overall survival (OS) in patients with BRAF-mutated metastatic colorectal…

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Medical News Today: What can cause both lower back pain and diarrhea?

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Medical News Today: How to treat acne on black skin naturally

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Homemade Fish Caviar Recipes

Are you a fan of fish caviar? If so, you have probably thought about utilizing it in a homemade recipe. This type of sturgeon is extremely popular among the rich and famous. Its rich fishy flavors make it the ideal ingredient for pasta, dips and casseroles. It can also be utilized as a garnish. Combining…

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