Andy

Twin tragedies give survivor a new face, and a new life

Andy Sandness is showing off the successful results of his face transplant 10 years after he almost killed himself with a gunshot He’d been waiting for this day, and when his doctor handed him the...
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The Hub-Bub About Sci-Hub

One of the things I miss most about graduate school is access to the library and journals. Researching a topic meant reading primary documents and following the links and references to better understand a...
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New Vaccine Recommendation Cuts Number Of HPV Shots Children Need

You’d think that a vaccine that protects people against more than a half-dozen types of cancer would have people lining up to get it. But the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which can prevent roughly...
Pelham

Demand for organ donations rises

Brian Cape keeps his phone close, waiting for the call that could save his life. The Anderson man is one of around 1,000 people in South Carolina on the organ donor waiting list, a...
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Wide range of cancers now linked to being overweight

"Increased risk of 11 types of cancer linked to being overweight," The Guardian reports. A new review in the BMJ found strong evidence of a link between body weight and 11 types of cancer,...
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Ovarian hormones awaken newly discovered breast stem cells

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have used advanced cellular, bioinformatics and imaging technology to reveal a long-lived type of stem cells in the breast that is responsible for the growth of the mammary...
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Do Social Ties Affect Our Health?

Social Health: Exploring the Biology of Relationships Cuddles, kisses, and caring conversations. These are key ingredients of our close relationships. Scientists are finding that our links to others can have powerful effects on our health....
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The High Way To Health

Today, we will discuss alcohol, one of the most popular techniques for achieving wellness. For as long as I can remember, people have been telling me that I’m not well. My teachers in school...
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What Women Really Need

Women who lift weights have a different list of nutritional necessities Women who train have nutritional requirements that are different from men and other women. The male and female body have different primary functions and...
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4000 Medical PG Seats Added, Another 1000 Likely To Be Added By Month-end

The Centre today approved 4,000 additional post-graduate seats for medical colleges across the country saying another 1,000 will be added by the month-end. These seats will be available for admissions from the 2017-18 session.Of...