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A Gel Designed To Target Superbugs May Soon Be Available At Your Local Hospital

By | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:32

Researchers in Canada have developed antibacterial gel for hospitals that is specially designed to target drug-resistant super-bugs.

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Regular Blood Transfusions May Do Wonders For Children With Sickle Cell

By | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:00

For children with sickle cell anemia who suffer from strokes, regular blood transfusions could help improve health and quality of life.

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Holistic Healing Poses Threat To Science-Based Treatments, Doctors Claim

By | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 15:32

A team of doctors have recently published a paper calling for the end of clinical trials for alternative healing treatments such as reiki, a suggestion that reiki practitioners describe as disappointing but not hindering.

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Liberian Police Disperse Frightened Crowds With Tear Gas As Ebola Hysteria Grows

By | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:57

Following news of Monrovia's biggest slum's quarantine, frightened groups of stone-throwing residents were quickly suppressed by police tear gas.

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Man With No Penis Hopes To Undergo 2nd-Ever Penile Transplant [PHOTOS]

By | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 17:25

After losing his penis in a horrific childhood accident, one man describes what it's like to grow up without the important organ, and his hopes of becoming the second-ever patient to undergo a penis transplant.

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For Ex-Smokers, A Simple Automated Call May Help Avoid Relapse

By | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:00

Could an automated phone call reminding you not to smoke really be the key to kicking your nicotine habit once and for all? A recent study suggests it may be.

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Iowa Lawmaker Arrested For Having Sex With Alzheimer's-Stricken Wife

By | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:42

Iowa State Rep. Henry Rayhons has been charged with having sexual contact with his wife after doctors deemed her too incompetent to give consent.

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17 Ebola Patients Still Missing Following Attack On Liberian Quarantine Center

By | Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:43

Police in West Africa scramble to find the remaining 17 missing Ebola patients before they expose Liberia's largest shantytown to the deadly virus.

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Be Friendly With Your Neighbors; It May Just Save You From A Heart Attack

By | Mon, 08/18/2014 - 18:30

Positive interactions with your neighbors has been found to lower one's risk of heart attack.

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Robin Williams Granted One Last Wish And Sent Dying Fan A Message Of Hope [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 08/18/2014 - 17:18

In one final act of kindness, it has come to light that Robin Williams sent a message of hope and love to a terminally sick fan before taking his own life.

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Use It Or Lose It, With Math Skills At Least

By | Mon, 08/18/2014 - 14:27

During childhood, we go through a transitional stage where the brain creates new memory pathways when learning math skills. Failure to do this when young could mean you will forever struggle to solve simple equations.

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Morgue Assistant Admits To Having Sex With Up To 100 Corpses During Crack And Alcohol Binges [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:44

An Ohio morgue assistant on trial for sexually abusing three cadavers admits to having sex with up to 100 corpses during the 16 years he worked at the Hamilton County morgue.

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Woman's Death In Abu Dhabi Could Mark First Ebola Case In Middle East

By | Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:39

A Nigerian citizen died from Ebola-like symptoms in an Abu Dhabi hospital Monday. If confirmed, she would make the first death from the virus in the Middle East.

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Experimental Chikungunya Vaccine Has Exciting Results, But It's Not Available To Us Yet

By | Thu, 08/14/2014 - 18:30

A new experimental vaccine against chikungunya has extremely promising results, but until it's available, controling mosquito populations are our best defense against contracting the painful virus.

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Understanding The Brain Is Necessary To Figuring Out Why It Goes Wrong

By | Thu, 08/14/2014 - 17:18

A new study has uncovered the intricate workings of our brains' "switchboards," which may help advance the study and developments of treatment for an array of psychiatric conditions.

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