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CancerFree-NakedMoleRats-020918.jpg There are a number of interesting facts about naked mole rats, which are natives to East Africa. Of the many interesting facts about naked mole rats, their long cancer-free life has puzzled researchers. The lifespan of naked mole rats is 10-30 years, while its cousins - rat and mice- can live only up to 4 years, and are very prone to tumors.

Epilepsy-011918.jpg A study conducted by researchers of the China Medical University, Taiwan, has found that adding the common food preservative Sodium benzoate as an adjuvant to Clozapine, the "gold standard" treatment for patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia improved the symptoms in patients with refractory schizophrenia.

Acupuncture-Breastcancer-012218.jpg One of the major drawback of aromatase inhibitors, a class of drugs, commonly used in the management of estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer is the debilitating joint pain. A large clinical trial, which involved a total of 226 patients from 11 cancer centers, has found that acupuncture can significantly reduce the troublesome joint pain caused by the aromatase inhibitors.

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