AIDS

The Discovery That Changed AIDS Research Forever Turns 30

By | Wed, 04/23/2014 - 07:00

HIV/AIDS is a leading cause of death around the world, and science is closer than ever to cracking the disease's code.

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Fight Depression By Being Selfless

By | Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:21

Happiness and depression may be found in the act (or lack there of) of giving.

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Could Blindness Be Cured With Stem Cells?

By | Mon, 04/21/2014 - 15:24

Scientists are injecting stem cells into patients' eyes, which sounds painful, but it beats blindness.

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Your Case Of The Mondays Is Making You Healthier

By | Fri, 04/18/2014 - 15:47

Feeling guilty about poor spending and eating habits over the weekend may make you a healthier person on Monday, research suggests.

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Could Parkinson's Actually Be An Autoimmune Disease?

By | Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:10

Parkinson's may be a combination of neurological and autoimmune diseases, but the ultimate question of why remains a mystery.

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FDA Warns Against Fibroid Removal Procedure, Fearing It May Spread Cancer

By | Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:38

Uterine fibroids aren't always dangerous, but the process to remove them usually is, prompting an FDA warning.

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Wikipedia Can Spot Flu Trends Before The Government

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:00

The CDC and Google Flu Trends aren't the only ones capable of tracking the flu. Enter Wikipedia.

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Scientists Clone Adult Stem Cells For The First Time

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:56

Scientists have cloned adult stem cells for the first time, despite a controversial ban that prohibits federal funding to the practice.

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Exercise May Be The Best Anti-Aging Solution For Your Skin

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:19

Good old-fashioned exercise is still the best solution to stay young, and now researchers say your skin is among the benefactors.

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Girl With Cerebral Palsy Gets Heartwarming Surprise Visit In Hospital [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:50

India Brainard only wanted to see one person visit her in the hospital. She got her wish.

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What To Expect After Undergoing Weight Loss Surgery

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:53

Weight loss surgery is a liberating experience for many, but there are a few negative side effects to consider beforehand.

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Tennessee Is Making Parts Of Pregnancy Illegal

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:35

Pregnant mothers in Tennessee may soon face criminal charges if they pass on their drug addictions to their unborn children.

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What Science Can And Can’t Do To Pass On Your Genius [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:30

Science is beyond asking if intelligence is genetic and has moved on to asking how much of it is.

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Smoking Weed Screws Up Students' Brains, Even If It's Just Once A Week

By | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:00

Marijuana use, even casually, impairs the motivational and emotional centers of students' brains.

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Scientists Can Pinpoint The Exact Moment You Form A Memory

By | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:24

Place cells in the hippocampus help researchers draw a "cognitive map," which concretely plots your abstract experiences.

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