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A study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation has shown that the histamine releasing factor (HRF) molecule could assist in creating allergy treatments. The study was conducted at La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology. As a result of the study, the researchers learned more about how histamine releasing factor contributes to the development … Read more

While leeches were commonly used in the past to treat all sorts of ailments, most modern physicians have shunned the practice. In Sydney, Australia, however, a certain species of leech called Richardsonianus australis is being used as a vein center treatment for varicose veins, as well as arthritis and deep vein thrombosis. Of course, many … Read more

A study conducted by The University of Western Australia’s Western Australian Center for Health and Ageing (WACHA) and published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism reports that testosterone may not make men feel as young as previously believed. The article was titled, “Low Free Testosterone Predicts Mortality from Cardiovascular Disease But Not Other … Read more