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Could Antidepressants Help Treat Multiple Infectious Illnesses?

A new study published in the journal Life Science Alliance reveals that a certain class of antidepressants may one day be used to treat a large variety of diseases caused by bacteria living within cells, reports Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) News. Researchers from VCU and four other universities teamed up to investigate how antidepressant drugs… Read More »

Can chewing gum kill you? Common food additive could lead to colorectal cancer

Scientists can’t prove titanium dioxide is dangerous and they can’t prove it’s safe — but this common food whitener is almost impossible to avoid, and manufacturers aren’t required to list it as an ingredient. Titanium dioxide is behind the sheen on sweets and the bleach-white colour of toothpastes and chewing gums, but new research shows… Read More »