cancer

Poison-Packed Stem Cells Wipe Out Brain Cancer In Mice

By | Fri, 10/24/2014 - 17:22

Harvard scientists have engineered a stem cell that can excrete a specific toxin capable of killing all traces of cancer in the brain.

karyn

Stylist Karyn Starr Shares The Story Of Her Miscarriage

By | Fri, 10/24/2014 - 15:04

A mother of two shares her story of miscarriage and highlights the need for sanitary D&C in a video for StyleLikeU's "What's Underneath Project."

lab

Paper That 'Comes To Life' Could Help Rapidly Detect Certain Viruses

By | Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:05

A recent study has successfully developed a freeze-dried synthetic gene network, which could open the doors to faster and cheaper virus detection.

NHS

What Makes The Deadliest Cancers So Deadly?

By | Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:19

Here's a run-through of the cancers causing the most deaths and why.

Sensory garden

Special Needs Children Flourish After Feeling, Hearing, And Smelling Nature

By | Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:31

Sensory gardens are specially designed to stimulate the senses and have been found to produce wondrous results in disabled children.

IVF

If You Want More Sociable Kids, Freeze Your Embryos

By | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 16:18

Although researchers have yet to determine why, frozen embryos produce more sociable children than fresh ones.

bed

Man Fakes A Coma For 2 Years To Avoid Going To Court

By | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:59

A man from Wales faked paralysis and pretended to be in a coma for two years so police couldn't charge him with stealing money from his sick and elderly neighbor.

drug

Many US Dietary Supplements Still Contain Banned Ingredients, But Do They Pose A Threat?

By | Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:59

One or more FDA banned ingredients are found in 66.7 percent of recalled supplements, still available for purchase.

energy addicts

No Charger, No Problem: Jewelry Lets Users Charge Electronics With Their Own Blood [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 17:11

An Israeli grad student has designed a line of jewelry that connects directly into an individual's vein and converts their blood flow into usable energy.

smoking

Cigarettes May Be Making It Harder For Rehab Patients To Recover

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 16:00

A study suggests that smoking habits have a significant influence on an individual's ability to regain cognitive function when recovering from alcohol abuse.

brooke

Brooke Guinan Is New York’s First (And Only) Transgender Firefighter

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:42

Brooke Guinan is New York City's first and only transgender female firefighter, and she's hoping to break down stereotypes about the LGBT community.

tut

King Tut Suffered Odd Physical Afflictions Because His Parents Were Brother And Sister [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:15

A virtual autopsy of King Tut has revealed that he had "feminine hips," buck teeth, and a club foot, most likely due to his parents being brother and sister.

kid

Stop Trying To Expand Your Child's Vocabulary

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:24

A recent study has suggested that how many words you teach your child is not nearly as important as the quality of conversation you have with them.

skin

6 Things Your Skin Is Constantly Telling You About Your Health

By | Tue, 10/21/2014 - 07:30

Do you continue to have dark circles under your eyes no matter how long you sleep? Suffer from acne well past adolescence? These skin problems may indicate underlying health complications.

stem cell

Human Intestines Grown In Lab: Could 'Spare Part' Organs Be On The Horizon?

By | Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:36

In a breakthrough study, researchers have successfully grown functional human intestinal tissue from stem cells — something they predict may one day eliminate the need for organ transplants.

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