manual labor

Your Cholesterol Level Is Linked To Your Education And Job

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 20:00

A new study found men who performed manual labor had lower total cholesterol levels than men in other occupations, while women overall had higher cholesterol than men.


Diabetic Woman In Wheelchair 'Lost' At Newark Airport

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:36

Wheel-chair bound Alice Vaticano, 85, was abandoned by a skycap, who failed to roll the diabetic woman to the appropriate passenger gate at Newark Liberty International Airport.

drive-in brothel

Zurich Declares Its Drive-In 'Sex Box' Brothel A Success [PHOTOS]

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:04

Zurich invested two million euros in its drive-in brothel, and one year later social service officials are declaring success, but would sex workers agree?

cancer patient

75% Of Cancer Patients With Depression Do Not Get Help

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 13:09

Three-quarters of cancer patients with major depression do not receive treatment. However, a new treatment program effectively reduced depression while improving quality of life.

citizen-pot grower

The Government Needs Your Help Growing 1,400 Pounds Of Marijuana

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:08

The National Institute on Drug Abuse needs the help of citizen-pot growers following DEA's decision to amplify its research stock from 46 pounds to 1,433 pounds.


Undead In Brazil: 'Corpse' In A Body Bag Awakens In Morgue

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 16:08

Though packed into a body bag and declared dead from respiratory and multiple organ failure, Valdelucio Goncalves, 54, had not yet given up the ghost.


Depressed People’s Brains Are Hyperconnected

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:03

Previously depressed young adults have hyperconnected emotional and cognitive brain networks, especially in the regions related to rumination.

Indian Orphan

Surprisingly, Orphans Are Better Off In Institutions

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:00

A new study has found orphaned children living in institutions are as healthy and, in some ways, healthier than those in family-based care.

child abuse

Political Correctness May Have Led To 1,400 Sex Abuse Victims In One English City

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:01

An independent inquiry has uncovered child sexual exploitation in Rotherham, UK, where about 1,400 children were abused, trafficked, or gang raped between 1997 and 2013.

Professor Gianfranco

What A Bunch Of Scientists Hiking Everest Learned About Blood Pressure

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:00

Italian researchers precisely demonstrate how blood pressure monitored over a 24-hour period rises progressively as people climb to higher altitudes.


Scientists Figured Out How Fever Begins, So Look Forward To Better Drugs

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:28

A new study proves prostaglandins, which cause fever, are formed in the blood-brain barrier.

genetically modified baby

Fertility Clinic Investigates The Designer Babies It Created Years Ago

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 14:37

A private fertility clinic is quietly investigating the health of 17 designer babies it helped create using a procedure since banned by the FDA.


When Changing A Medical Name Changes The Game

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:24

The new term genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) will now be used to describe what used to be called vulvovaginal atrophy.

stiff person syndrome

Stem Cell Procedure Helps Women With Stiff Person Syndrome

By | Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:45

University of Ottawa doctors treated two patients suffering from Stiff Person syndrome with a previously untried therapy and both achieved clinical remission.


Not Staring At Your Girlfriend’s Body Could Make You Happier

By | Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:25

Men who frequently stare at their girlfriends’ or wives’ bodies are more likely to sexually pressure and sexually coerce them.