Category: Health

Red Wine Compound (but not the Wine Itself) Could Help Your Depression or Anxiety

The debate over the health benefits of red wine continue this week as a new study suggests that the active compound found in red wine could actually be quite effective at relieving the symptoms of anxiety and depression.  According to researchers out of the University at Buffalo—in collaboration with Chinese researchers

FDA Fast Tracks RRMM Drug for Potential Combination Therapy

This week, the United States Food and Drug Administration gave Kayropharm Therapeutics accelerated approval for its oral therapy drug selinexor (Xpovio), to be used with the corticosteroid dexamethasone as a combination therapy for adults with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) and have run out of treatment options.  Relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma is

Common Kitchen Sponge Viruses May Consume Tough Bacteria

New research presented this weekend at the annual American Society for Microbiology suggests that some viruses—which often populate kitchen sponges—are able to eat bacteria.   Of course, a kitchen sponge is consistently exposed to myriad microbes, which means that they each develop their own special microbiome of organisms, and particularly bacteria.  And,