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Miracle Cure For Knee Pain Available Soon

knee-pain

Knee pain, especially in the old age, is a near certain ailment, and millions are desperate for a treatment. For people who are looking for a much more stable form of treatment than popping pain killers, one is right around the corner. Medically referred to as osteoarthritis, knee pain is the most common type of… Read more »

Health Care Data Hacked: Montana Breach Affects ‘Up To’ 1.3 Million

Health Care Hacked Under Government Watch

Health care records were hacked for “up to 1.3 million,” according to a new report emanating from the Department of Public Health and Human Services in Montana. The state’s public health department noted that health care information and bank account info may have been exposed after a server was tapped by hackers in May. The… Read more »

Want To Know How Michael Schumacher Arose From His 6-Month Long Coma?

Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher recently woke-up from a coma that had lasted for more than six months. The recovery is nothing short of a miracle. Michael’s medical team and the hospital certainly deserve a medal for bringing back the world’s greatest Formula 1 racer. In case you are wondering how he got better from a condition that… Read more »

New Series Of Studies in ‘Lancet’ Confirm That Midwifery Matters

Midwifery Matters

Throughout human history, midwives have played a crucial role in the lives of childbearing women. Yet, they are often marginalized, ridiculed, and even persecuted. It is happening even now in the United States, Australia, and other countries. The world’s leading general medical journal, The Lancet, has just published a major series of studies documenting what… Read more »

No-Pain Cavity Repair Arrives: Drills Down, Dentists

Cavity Treatment Has Never Been So Painless

For generations now, dentists have battled the cavity’s onslaught with a few standard tools that also find their way into most torture chambers: the drill and the syringe. Enough is enough. Two separate-but-equally notable new developments in the world of dentistry are promising a new era of pain-free cavity treatment, and they’re just in time;… Read more »

The SciShow Explains How Animals Re-Grow Limbs [VIDEO]

Salamander

The Youtube channel SciShow recently made a video showing viewers how some animals are able to re-grow limbs. In a related report by The Inquisitr, regeneration of limbs for humans might be possible in the next decade with the help of stem cell research. Right now, the ground-breaking research has been linked to muscle regeneration…. Read more »

Jennifer Aniston Reveals Her Secret To Gorgeous Skin

Amid Pregnancy Rumors and Break-Up News, Jennifer Aniston maintains Healthy Skin

Amid pregnancy news and break up rumors, Jennifer Aniston knows how to maintain her healthy, gorgeous skin. And now, the former Friends star is sharing her skin care secret with the world. In a recent video found on E!Online.com, Aniston dishes out several skin care tips thanks to her role as brand ambassador for a… Read more »

Liposuction Goes Nano: Gold Nanoparticles Could ‘Melt’ Away Fat

Gold nanoparticles, when exposed to infrared light, can be used to melt fat

A technique currently being tested in animals could utilize gold nanoparticles for wight loss, literally melting unwanted fat away. As unusual as it sounds, gold nanoparticles are already utilized in medical treatments. In some cases, the nanoparticles have even been used to attack and kill malignant tumors. According to Gizmodo, USCD professor Adah ­Al­mutairi and… Read more »

Coconut Oil Health Benefits: Fact or Folklore?

The fatty oil from coconuts

Everyone is abuzz over the newly rediscovered health benefits of coconut oil. If you’ve been on any social media site in the past few months, you’ve likely seen a post about the positive effects coconut oil can have on skin, hair, and metabolism. The ancient practice of oil pulling has also been all the rage… Read more »

CDC Confirms Mosquitoes Carrying Chikungunya Virus In U.S.

mosquito photo CDC

Mosquitoes have been causing us human beings trouble for a very long time. They are known to be major carriers of malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever, encephalitis, and a handful of other diseases. The flying plagues are estimated to kill over 725,000 people a year, which actually makes the insects the most deadly creature on… Read more »

Is Breakfast Key To Weight Loss? New Study Says Otherwise

Is Breakfast Key To Weight Loss? New Study Says Otherwise

The long held belief that weight loss starts with a healthy breakfast every morning is being put to the test. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition is challenging that widely held belief with a new study called “The effectiveness of breakfast recommendations on weight loss: a randomized controlled trial.” The objective of the study, as… Read more »

Human-Scented Cow Cologne To Combat Malaria

cows fight malaria

Temperatures continue to rise and summer is fast approaching. Summer does not only mean sunny days at the beach. It also means mosquitos will be more rampant. Aside from their itchy bites, what causes more concern are the diseases they carry – malaria being one of them. Malaria is transmitted from a bite of a… Read more »

Parental Advisory: Beware ‘Secondary Drownings’ in Children

Ronin Kujawa Almost Drowned Secondarily

Lindsay Kujawa has chronicled every standout moment in her short journey as a mother in her blog, Delighted Momma. One post last month chronicled the near-death “secondary drowning” of her nearly 2-year-old son, Ronin. “It was a moment where once the shock set in as to what might actually happen a thousand memories, regrets… things… Read more »