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April 18th, 2015 at 7:21 pm

Man-made DNA that can mimic killer diseases, injecting them into patients create immunity

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Man-made artificial DNA strands that mimic deadly diseases such as the flu, Ebola, cancer, and HIV have recently been created by scientists.  Researchers are claiming that the treatments could be the key to defeating these killer diseases.  Human trials have already begun and results are with researchers saying the results are promising.   Continue Reading »

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April 7th, 2015 at 12:38 pm

The decline of the diet soda drinker

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According to the latest industry data after four years of outselling Pepsi, Diet Coke is back in the No. 3 slot for top sodas in the U.S.  Other sugar-free brands are also dropping quickly.   Continue Reading »

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March 24th, 2015 at 2:28 pm

Print to order custom organs

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Stephen and Amelie Trice learned eight years ago that their three-year-old son Troupe needed a new heart.  Troupe was diagnosed with restrictive cardiomyopathy, an extremely rare and deadly condition in which the heart is unable to relax between heartbeats.  Continue Reading »

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March 20th, 2015 at 3:06 pm

Google executive: it’s possible to live to 500

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Google’s investment fund, Google Ventures, has backed companies like Uber and Nest.  Now the biggest percentage of Google Ventures’ assets are invested in science and, in particular, oncology.   Continue Reading »

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March 20th, 2015 at 3:03 pm

Report: homeopathy not effective for treating any condition

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Australia’s top body for medical research has concluded, after undertaking an extensive review of existing studies, that homeopathy is not effective for treating any health condition.   Continue Reading »

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March 12th, 2015 at 3:07 pm

How Google helps drug discovery using big data and machine-learning

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Google is becoming increasingly ingrained in the fabric of our daily health-and-wellbeing habits, from answering heath-related questions in its search results to a fitness data platform for developers.   Continue Reading »

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March 6th, 2015 at 1:24 pm

Sweat tests better than blood tests?

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Doctors already use sweat for drug tests and insight on diseases like cystic fibrosis, and can be as helpful as blood in checking on health. Continue Reading »

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March 6th, 2015 at 1:17 pm

Human head transplants in two years?

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A new radical plan for human head transplants is set to be announced.  But is this ethically sensitive procedure even feasible?   Continue Reading »

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March 6th, 2015 at 12:53 pm

Researchers: Marijuana may be even safer than previously thought

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Marijuana may be even safer than previously thought, when compared with other recreational drugs — including alcohol.  Researchers may also be systematically underestimating risks associated with alcohol use. Continue Reading »

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January 27th, 2015 at 11:54 am

Real life Star Trek Tricorder By 2016?

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The tricorder was a handheld device, featured on the Star Trek shows and movies, that is able to diagnose a wounded or sick patient in seconds.
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