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‘Lock-‘n’-block’ drug may prevent cancer from metastasizing

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Steve Tally From: purdue.edu “They got all of it” are the reassuring words people hope to hear following cancer surgery, but a growing understanding of the science of how cancer spreads, and metastasizes, is suggesting that not only is this almost never true but — and here is the surprising part — it might be better to try to …

Could Artificial Sweeteners Cause Weight Gain?

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

From Drugs.com Artificial sweeteners appear to disturb the body’s ability to count calories and, as a result, diet foods and drinks may wind up encouraging weight gain rather than weight loss, an expert contends. These sweeteners may also increase the risk of health problems like heart disease and diabetes, some evidence suggests. In an opinion piece published July 10 in …