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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 »

Antibiotics may treat endometriosis

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found, in mice, that treatment with an antibiotic reduces the size of lesions caused by endometriosis. The researchers are planning a large, multicenter clinical trial to test the drug metronidazole in women who have the painful condition. The study is published online April 30… Read More »

HIV Used to Treat “Bubble Boy” Immune Deficiency

HIV is well known for causing immune deficiency, but in a new twist, researchers have used a disabled form of the virus to deliver gene therapy that successfully treated children with inherited immune system impairment. Researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis tested the experimental approach in eight infants with severe combined immunodeficiency… Read More »