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Medical News Today: ‘Starving’ fungus of iron may treat drug-resistant infection

New research in mice repurposes a drug used for blood disorders to starve antibiotic-resistant fungus of iron, thus halving the survival rate of the yeast. Scientists have found an innovative way to half the survival rate of Candida albicans, shown here. Each year in the United States, at least 2 million people acquire an infection… Read More »

Baby girl thriving at two months after breakthrough surgery in the WOMB to treat spina bifida

Baby girl thriving at two months after breakthrough surgery in the WOMB to treat spina bifida at just 25 weeks Allee Mullen, from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was 20 weeks pregnant when her daughter was diagnosed with spina bifida Spina bifida is a birth defect that occurs when the spinal cord doesn’t form properly, which can cause… Read More »

Could a broccoli sprout extract help treat schizophrenia?

The current schizophrenia treatments rely on antipsychotic drugs that come with unwanted side effects. However, new research has found that a chemical called sulforaphane could reduce and even prevent symptoms of the condition. Broccoli sprouts contain a chemical that may alleviate schizophrenia. Many people with schizophrenia experience hallucinations and delusions that can significantly impact their… Read More »