In case you missed it, here are the biggest headlines of the week!


Does Vitamin D Prevent Breast Cancer Reoccurrence and Mortality?


As Vitamin D deficiency becomes so prominent amongst many people and there is an abundance of cases where breast cancer leads to mortality, research presented in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that there may be a correlation between the two … [read more]



Immunotherapy and its Great Benefits


Immunotherapy, using our own immune systems to fight diseases, has gained interest in the scientific field – and for good reason … [read more]




New Gene Editing Method Could Cure Inherited Diseases


To this point, inherited diseases such as sickle cell disease and β-thalassaemia have been managed by medical treatment, but no cure has been found. Developments in genetic engineering could allow gene editing to cure these innate diseases … [read more]



Genetics of Diabetes: Distribution of Body Fat and Insulin Resistance


A new study looks at the genetics behind type 2 diabetes and determines 53 genes that play a role in the development of this metabolic disease … [read more]




The Effects of Nutrition Intervention on Severe Mental Illness


A new study highlights the importance of nutrition intervention as an approach to treat and prevent weight gain and obesity in people living with severe mental illness … [read more]

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