Are Stem Cell Transplants A Cure For HIV? Not So Fast

A second patient appears to have been “cured” of HIV following a stem cell transplant procedure, which replaces unhealthy, infected cells, with healthy blood cell precursors. The first successful stem cell transplant occurred in the “Berlin patient,” Timothy Ray Brown, in 2008 and, ten years later, he is still free of HIV. The current unidentified […]

Fast Foods Less Healthy Today Than 30 Years Ago, Responsible for Rise in Obesity: Study

Despite the addition of healthy foods such as salads and sprouts to the menu, fast food is less healthy today than it was 30 years ago, and is increasingly contributing to obesity, say researchers. The study, led by Boston University, demonstrates that the calories, portion sizes, and sodium content overall have worsened (increased) over time […]

8 exercises that burn most calories, lose weight fast with kick-boxing, jumping rope, swimming

Kickboxing helps tone body parts that don’t usually get a workout when you run, walk or cycle. (Shutterstock) If you’re trying to burn lots of calories with your workouts, looking to maximize your calorie burn or switch up your high-intensity workouts, there are plenty of options to consider. It’s important to note that there are […]