Fasting-Mimicking Diet Shown to Be ‘Safe and Effective Supplement’ to Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients

Fasting-Mimicking Diet Shown to Be ‘Safe and Effective Supplement’ to Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients

Reprinted with permission from World At Large, a news website covering politics, nature, science, health, and travel. Juice detoxes, water fasting, and soup diets are often credited for stimulating healthy weight loss and cleansing toxins from muscle tissues—but what about tumor suppression? Preclinical evidence suggests that short-term fasting and diets … Read more

Good News in History, July 2 – Good News Network

Good News in History, July 2 – Good News Network

40 years ago today, the comedy film Airplane! premiered. Written and directed by David and Jerry Zucker, along with Jim Abrahams, it won Golden Globe nominations and starred Leslie Nielsen, Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, and Peter Graves. A perfect parody of the disaster film genre—particularly the drama Airport 1975—Airplane! is … Read more

Family Sells Their London Home to Move to the Smallest African Country and Save Its Coral Reefs

Family Sells Their London Home to Move to the Smallest African Country and Save Its Coral Reefs

Rather than continue living a comfortable urban life, this British family has sold their London home in favor of launching the world’s smallest nature reserve to save a nation’s coral reef system. (L-R) Barry, Josephine, Georgina and Karolina Seath. SWNS. Karolina and Barry Seath—along with their two young daughters—are preparing … Read more

Good News in History, July 1 – Good News Network

Good News in History, July 1 – Good News Network

30 years ago, Germany reunited, with East and West merging their economies under the Deutsche Mark currency. Western countries helped carry the burden, granting subsidies to pay East German bills and ease the budget gap. (1990) Photo raising the German flag, Bundesarchiv, CC license MORE Good News on this Day: Willie … Read more

Biologists have Found a Way to Regenerate Neurons in Mice with Parkinson’s Using CRISPR Gene Editing

Biologists have Found a Way to Regenerate Neurons in Mice with Parkinson’s Using CRISPR Gene Editing

Scientists have found a way to use CRISPR to create new neurons in mice with Parkinson’s disease—and the new method could also be used for other neurodegenerative diseases, offering hope of a cure or treatment for potentially millions of people. When biologists first developed the CRISPR gene-editing tool, scientists working … Read more