Researchers at Michigan State University say a brain hormone could help fight breast cancer.
Scientists treated cancerous tumors they grew in a laboratory with the sleep-regulating hormone melatonin.
They concluded the melatonin significantly decreased the number and size of breast cancer tumors when compared to a control group.
Disease specialists have long suspected a link between sleep deprivation and breast cancer.
The C.D.C. says sepsis should be treated as a medical emergency.
It’s urging healthcare providers to prevent, recognize and treat the infection quickly, before it causes life, threatening illness or death.
The C.D.C. says 70% of sepsis patients became infected after recent contact with medical services.
Children who use “standing desks” in the classroom are more likely to be at a healthy weight compared to those who sit at traditional desks.
Texas researchers followed nearly 200 third and fourth graders.
They found those who stood for both years averaged a 3% decrease in their body mass index, compared to those who sat. those kids recorded about a 2% increase.