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Science Daily – United States

Engineers invent the first bio-compatible, ion current battery

Engineers have invented a new kind of battery; one that is bio-compatible because it produces the same kind of ion-based electrical energy used by humans and other living things.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 5:31 pm

Study finds 90 percent of American men overfat

Researchers reported earlier this year in the journal Frontiers of Public Health that up to 76 percent of the world’s population may be overfat. Now these same researchers have focused their efforts on data from 30 of the top developed countries, with even more alarming findings that up to 90 percent of adult males and 50 percent of children may be overfat.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 2:51 pm

Alcohol boosts recall of earlier learning, study suggests

Drinking alcohol improves memory for information learned before the drinking episode began, new research suggests.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 2:51 pm

Child living with HIV maintains remission without drugs since 2008

A nine-year-old South African child who was diagnosed with HIV infection at one month of age and received anti-HIV treatment during infancy has suppressed the virus without anti-HIV drugs for eight and a half years, scientists report. This case appears to be the third reported instance of sustained HIV remission in a child after early, limited anti-HIV treatment.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 2:50 pm

Sports success not necessarily related to specialization

Specializing in one sport early in a child’s athletic career is often touted as a way to gain that elusive college scholarship or even go on to the pros. However, researchers say ‘not so fast.’

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 2:58 pm

Patients with irreparable rotator cuff tears may have surgical option

The arthroscopic superior capsule reconstruction (SCR) surgical technique can offer patients with irreparable rotator cuff repairs the opportunity to return to sports and jobs that require heavy physical work.

Posted on 22 July 2017 @ 3:52 pm

Patients taking opioids prior to ACL surgery more likely to be on pain medications longer

More than 130,000 Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) surgeries take place each year with the majority of patients not requiring pain medication after three months post-operatively. However, researchers have found that those patients who were filling opioid prescriptions prior to surgery were 10 times more likely to be filling prescriptions five months after surgery.

Posted on 22 July 2017 @ 3:52 pm


MSN Health – United States

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Indian Express – India

Anxiety linked to higher risk of stroke

Anxiety disorders are one of the most prevalent mental health problems.

Posted on 20 December 2013 @ 10:38 am

Chewing gum can give kids migraine

Until now there has been little medical research on the relationship between gum chewing and headaches.

Posted on 20 December 2013 @ 10:36 am

New technique to diagnose autism in babies

Barbaro is training medical experts around the globe in the use of her diagnostic method.

Posted on 14 December 2013 @ 9:37 am

HIV may up risk of heart disease

Study shows an association between the presence of HIV virus in the blood and cardiac disease.

Posted on 12 December 2013 @ 10:18 am

Exercising regularly can prevent dementia

No. of people living with dementia worldwide is set to treble and reach 135 million by 2050.

Posted on 10 December 2013 @ 7:52 am

Indian Cancer Congress calls for change in narcotic regulations in India

Narcotic regulations prevents easy access to pain relieving medications to cancer patients.

Posted on 7 December 2013 @ 10:40 am

US warns of problems with Philips heart devices

The recall affects about 700,000 defibrillators sold between 2005 and 2012.

Posted on 4 December 2013 @ 6:08 am

BBC – Great Britain

Charlie Gard case explained

Why Charlie’s parents have decided to end their legal battle over their son’s treatment.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:06 pm

South African child ‘virtually cured’ of HIV

The nine-year-old has no active HIV in the body after catching the infection at birth.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:32 am

Injections ‘next revolution’ in HIV – study

The ”next revolution” in HIV could see daily drugs replaced with just six doses a year, say scientists.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:13 am

Eating disorders and me: Steve James’ story

The sports journalist wants more support for men like him who have faced huge battles with eating disorders.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 5:14 am

Hunt for HIV cure turns to cancer drugs

Scientists say new immunotherapy drugs may help researchers “unlock” treatment for the virus.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:02 am

‘If skin goes over my trousers, I feel that’s fat’

25-year-old James has been struggling with anorexia for over five years. He shares how the anorexia took over his life and the challenges he faces.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 2:19 am

How the body responds to stress

We analysed how the body responds to stress – by making presenter Jordan Dunbar do a comedy performance.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 11:16 pm

Yahoo – United States

This Mom Freaked Out During a New Kids on the Block Concert and the Photos Are Hilarious

This Mom Freaked Out During a New Kids on the Block Concert and the Photos Are HilariousCan you blame her? It's NKOTB!


Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:03 pm

Texas Pastor Asks For Prayers and a Miracle While Wife and Newborn Fight for Their Lives

Texas Pastor Asks For Prayers and a Miracle While Wife and Newborn Fight for Their LivesThe internet is responding in a BIG way.


Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:03 pm

30+ Summer Beach Reads You Won't Be Able to Put Down

30+ Summer Beach Reads You Won't Be Able to Put Down


Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:45 pm

30 Cool Tiny Tattoo Ideas for Women

30 Cool Tiny Tattoo Ideas for Women


Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:45 pm

7 Apps That Will Help Put Money In Your Pocket

7 Apps That Will Help Put Money In Your Pocket


Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:45 pm

What You Need to Know About Travel Vaccines

What You Need to Know About Travel VaccinesWe've reached the peak summer travel season, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding anyone planning a trip to Europe to have a measles shot. “Most measles cases in …


Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 5:35 pm

What You Need to Know About Travel Vaccines

What You Need to Know About Travel VaccinesWe've reached the peak summer travel season, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding anyone planning a trip to Europe to have a measles shot. “Most measles cases in …


Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 5:35 pm

Time – United States

The Mars Rover ‘Opportunity’ Beamed Back a New Look at the Red Planet

The images show scenes of stark beauty

Posted on 21 July 2017 @ 8:19 pm

‘Countdown’: Apollo 10, a Mission That Almost Ended in Catastrophe

How did this tin can spacecraft survive a near-fatal crisis?

Posted on 20 July 2017 @ 3:58 pm

Turns Out T. Rex Would’ve Broken its Tiny Legs if it Tried to Run

The king of the dinosaurs had a major flaw

Posted on 19 July 2017 @ 2:23 pm

‘Truly Unique:’ Lion Seen Nursing Baby Leopard For The First Time

The first documented instance of such cross-species behavior

Posted on 13 July 2017 @ 10:29 pm

Here’s One Way a Bird Is as Smart as You Are

Only the best brains are capable of making plans

Posted on 13 July 2017 @ 6:00 pm

Neil Armstrong’s Bag of Moon Dust, Worth Millions, Will Be Sold at Auction

(NEW YORK) — Moon dust collected by Neil Armstrong during the first lunar landing was displayed Thursday at a New York auction house. The lunar dust and some tiny rocks the late astronaut collected are zipped up in a small bag and are worth an estimated $2 million to $4 million. They’re just some of…

Posted on 13 July 2017 @ 5:26 pm

The Enormous Ice Sheet That Broke Off of Antarctica Won’t Be the Last to Go

The image of a trillion-ton iceberg floating away from Antarctica has raised new concerns over climate change

Posted on 13 July 2017 @ 3:20 pm

Mayo Clinic – United States

Get the facts about transvaginal mesh complications

Posted on 22 July 2017 @ 12:00 am

Dehydration and youth sports: Curb the risk

Posted on 22 July 2017 @ 12:00 am

Pacifiers: Are they good for your baby?

Posted on 22 July 2017 @ 12:00 am

Treatment-resistant depression

Posted on 21 July 2017 @ 12:00 am

Rheumatoid arthritis: Protect your health with vaccines

Posted on 20 July 2017 @ 12:00 am

Intervention: Help a loved one overcome addiction

Posted on 20 July 2017 @ 12:00 am

Slide show: Exercises to improve your core strength

Posted on 20 July 2017 @ 12:00 am


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