Tag Archives: Effects

What Are the Risks and Side Effects of Intermittent Fasting?

Intermittent fasting is among the trendiest diet plans of the moment, evangelized by Hollywood celebs, Silicon Valley execs and Instagram influencers alike. Its followers forego food for anywhere from 16 hours to a whole day, with many swearing by its weight loss, brain enhancing, and other benefits. Indeed, recent studies suggest intermittent fasting can help… Read More »

Medical News Today: Cancer: A new 'drug sponge' may reduce chemo's toxic effects

Researchers have developed an innovative, personalized absorber that can “catch” toxic chemotherapy drugs when they “leak out” of a treated organ. This could help reduce the adverse side effects of these cancer treatments. A newly designed ‘drug sponge’ could intercept chemotherapy agents before they reach and affect healthy tissue. A team of researchers from institutions… Read More »