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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 »

4 Women With Lives Scarred by Genital Cutting: Could a Surgeon Heal Them?

­PHILADELPHIA — She called it her “deepest, darkest secret,” one she had never even shared with her husband. When Saffiatu Sillah was growing up in the West African nation of Sierra Leone, her clitoris was cut off in a ritual circumcision. She was left with scar tissue that caused pain during sex and agony during… Read More »