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A Neurologist Thinks He’s Found Where Evil Lives In The Minds Of Violent Offenders

Brain Scans Reveal Dark Mass Of Evil

German neurologist, Bremen scientist Dr. Gerhard Roth, believes he’s discovered where evil truly lives, as “dark patches” within the brain. The scientist has managed to classify evil in three groups after reviewing the minds of killers and rapists, essentially hardened criminals with extremely aggressive natures. He believes this “dark patch” is associated, and perhaps even… Read more »

Older Mothers And IVF Pushing Up Birth Defect Rate, Says Study

Older Mothers and IVF driving up birth defect rate says a new study

Growing numbers of older mothers and use of in vitro fertilization (IVF) has led to a significant increase in the number of babies born with birth defects since the 1980s, says a study. The study, which is based on data from a group of clinicians called the European Surveillance of Congenital Anomalies (EUROCAT), is published… Read more »

African-American Cancer Rates Dropping, According To A New Report

African-American Cancer Rates

A new report by the American Cancer Society finds that African-American cancer rates are dropping. The most significant decrease in deaths from cancer were seen in African-American males. The report, released today, estimates that close to 200,000 cancer deaths are attributed to the rate decrease. Research indicates that lower rates of lung cancer played a… Read more »

Genetic Patch ‘Stops Deafness’ In Baby Mice, Research Finds

Genetic patch stops deafness in mice who have Usher's syndrome

A genetic patch has been found to stop deafness in baby mice. The tiny patch can be used to prevent a form of deafness that runs in families, according to animal tests. The form of deafness is caused by Usher syndrome, a genetic abnormality that can cause problems with hearing, sight, and balance. The study,… Read more »

Sunshine May Be Best ‘Vitamin’ To Reduce Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

Rheumatoid Arthritis Risks Reduced By Exposure To Sunlight

Sunshine may reduce an individual’s risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, according to a study. In the study, which was published in the journal Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, an analysis of over 200,000 women suggested a link between sunlight and the risk of developing the disease. The research showed that those regularly exposed to sunlight… Read more »

The Desire Of Wanting Exceeds The Satisfaction Of Having [Study]

shopaholic

Materialistic shopaholics are fueled by the elated rush of pacing window displays and scouring clothing racks like feral African wild plains hunters. The end result: purchasing an item intended to temporarily fill an unresolved psychological void in their lives. Shopaholic is a colloquial term for someone addicted to shopping, and it falls under the obsessive-compulsive… Read more »

Weight Loss Myths Are Abundant

Weight Loss Dieting Advice Confusion

Seemingly every newly proposed weight loss idea or fad is followed by a slew of unproven assumptions. Some accuse obese people of automatically being guilty of living on fast food and high fructose corn syrup, and others are touting how someone miraculously dropped 50 pounds over a few months while living exclusively on juice. Misleading… Read more »

Girls Pressured To Be Thin By Friends, Not Television [Study]

Girls pressured to be thin by peers, not television.

Girls feeling pressured to be thin isn’t a new topic. Now, however, some of the blame may shift from television and movies — to friends. A new study suggests that girls are pressured to be thin by their friends, not television or movies. Television, movies, magazine, and other media often get the blame for imposing… Read more »

Eating Early Supports Weight Loss, New Study Finds

Eating early can help weight loss

The earlier you eat, the more likely you are to lose weight, according to a new study. The new study claims that eating an early lunch as your main meal of the day can help support weight loss. Published in the International Journal of Obesity, the study was produced by researchers at the University of… Read more »

Hyperemesis Gravidarum In Second Trimester More Likely To Cause Complications

hyperemesis gravidarum made a household name by Kate Middleton

Hyperemesis gravidarum is now a household name thanks to its most famous victim, Kate Middleton. Now, research shows that hyperemesis gravidarum is not only an issue during the first trimester. If it extends into the second trimester, a new study shows, the condition is more likely to cause placental complications. Pregnancies complicated by hyperemesis gravidarum… Read more »

Vegetarians 32% Less Likely To Die From Heart Disease [Study]

Vegetarians 32% Less Likely To Die From Heart Disease

A study has revealed that vegetarians are 32 percent less likely to die from heart disease. The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggests that vegetarians generally have fewer health issues that contribute to heart disease. Vegetarians who participated in the study were found to have healthier body weight, lower cholesterol, and… Read more »

Tributylin Exposure In The Womb Linked To Generations Of Obesity

TBT exposure in pregnant mice linked to obesity in future generations.

New research suggests that exposure to the chemical tributylin (TBT) — found in shower curtains, carpeting, vinyl, and paints — is linked to obesity not only in offspring but in subsequent generations. Exposing pregnant mice to low doses of TBT — generally used as an antifungal agent — can lead to obesity for multiple generations… Read more »

France Suspends Sales Of Acne Drug After Contraceptive Deaths

Diane-35, acne drug pulled in France due to deaths of four women

Sales of an acne drug, often prescribed by doctors as a contraceptive, were suspended in France on Wednesday after it was linked to the deaths of four women. The National Agency for the Safety of Drugs and Health Products (ANSM) said it was suspending sales of a hormonal treatment called Diane-35, currently taken by 315,000… Read more »

Cosmetic Surgery Patients Need Counseling, Not Botox Parties, Say New Guidelines

New guidelines about Cosmetic procedure such as Botox or fillers call for greater regulation and more stringent controls

For the first time, the UK’s Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) has offered guidelines on cosmetic procedures including face lifts, Botox and other injectables, and laser treatments. In their “Professional Standards for Cosmetic Practice,” the RSC recommends that only surgeons should provide cosmetic surgery and only doctors, dentists, and nurses who have undergone appropriate training… Read more »

Hip Implants: ASR Lawsuit Trial For Johnson & Johnson Begins Today

Hip Implants: ASR Lawsuit Trial For Johnson & Johnson Begins Today

Los Angeles, CA – Hip implants are going to trial in California today. Hip implant manufacturer Johnson & Johnson is being sued in a lawsuit for fraud and negligence. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the FDA had previously announced that it wanted stricter regulations for hip replacement surgeries using ASR all metal hip implants…. Read more »