Researchers confirm the mental fogginess produced as a result of taking the cancer drug tamoxifen, is real. They have also discovered an existing drug compound which appears to counteract the effects of this medication.
Chronic stress alters gene activity in immune cells before they reach the bloodstream. The change leads to an overabundance of inflammation, which is linked to many negative health effects, a new study reports.
Researchers have identified a chain reaction which triggers the regrowth of some damaged nerve cell branches. The finding could someday help improve treatments for nerve injuries which can cause loss of sensation or paralysis.