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March 13, 2015
South African doctors have
achieved what they call the
world's first successful penile
transplant operation. The
nine-hour operation occurred on
December 11, 2014, involving a
team of doctors at Stellenbosch
University in Cape Town and
others from ...
(We just had to post this.)
- March 13, 2015
a non-surgical treatment that
claims to get rid of fat under
the chin, is nearing approval
by the FDA
Medscape - March 12, 2015
Just as higher education
and social connections seem to provide a
cognitive reserve as people age, physical
activity may build a motor reserve that protects
against the harmful effects of white matter
hyperintensities (WMHs) in the brain on motor
function, new ...
ABC News - March 12, 2015
A product is expected to hit
shelves this summer to turn water into wine --
well, into vodka, rum and a few cocktails -- but
not everyone is happy about it.
CBS News- March 12, 2015
WESTWOOD, Calif. -- A baby
boy in Orange County, California, is living a
medical miracle after receiving a live-saving
heart transplant when he was just 3 weeks old,
CBS Los Angeles reports.
Reuters - March 11, 2015
LONDON (Reuters) -
Scientists believe they may have found a new
weapon in the fight against Alzheimer's disease --
not in the form of a drug but in focused beams of
Science Recorder - March
“Senolytics”, a newly
discovered class of drugs, may help fight
age-related disease better than ever. In a time
of great medical breakthrough, researchers from
The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the
Mayo Clinic have discovered a class of drugs
CBS News - March 10, 2015
A vegetarian diet might cut your risk
of colorectal cancer by 20 percent, a new study finds. For
fish-eating vegetarians, the protective link was even
stronger, researchers said.
New York Times - March 10, 2015
WASHINGTON - The Obama
administration reported Tuesday that 11.7 million
Americans now have private health insurance through
federal and state marketplaces, with 86 percent of them
receiving financial assistance from the federal government
to help ...
Today - March 9, 2015
A study has
found that a single dose of nasal
spray containing the hormone
oxytocin led to reduced caloric
intake in healthy men. In
particular, the synthetic nasal
formulation reduced the consumption
of fatty foods.
The News Ledge - March
A new study is casting
the tie between depression and heart disease
in a new light. Researchers are presenting a
three-year study following 5,000 patients
with moderate to severe depression.
BBC News - March 8,
A dog has been used
to sniff out thyroid cancer in people who
had not yet been diagnosed, US researchers
say. Tests on 34 patients showed an 88%
success rate in finding tumours.
TIME - March 8,
On March 5, a
novel way to treat lung cancer won
approval from the Food and Drug
Administration (FDA). The latest drug,
Opdivo, has showed promise with other
cancers, and is the first to use the
immune system to tackle hard-to-treat
USA TODAY -
March 7, 2015
DENVER - Flu
season is beginning to tail off, but
thousands of Americans still are
grappling with the illness blamed
for killing nearly 100 kids, doctors
and federal officials say.
SMN Weekly -
March 7, 2015
researcher Dr. Wagner Marcenes, of
Queen Mary University of London,
said it is alarming to see that
the prevention and treatment of
tooth decay has been neglected
despite known ways to both treat
and prevent the problem.
Daily Mail - March 6,
A study has shown that
people who have strong cognitive skills spend
less time on their devices than those with
less brain power. Those who think in an
analytical way also pick up their phone less
frequently because they remember things or are
able to work ...
New York Daily News -
March 6, 2015
Diseases spread through
dirty water and poor sanitation are the fifth
biggest killer of women worldwide, causing
more deaths than AIDS, diabetes or
breast cancer, researchers say.
Medical News Today
- March 5, 2015
It is vital that
treatment for stroke is given as quickly
as possible in order to minimize the
amount of long-term damage that occurs.
USA TODAY - March 5,
While McDonald's new
antibiotics policy is expected to be a
strong catalyst toward change in how
chicken is produced and sold, the world
has not waited idly for McDonald's to act.
News - March 4, 2015
Most people try to
avoid spiders. Poisonous spiders, yeah,
obviously, lets not mess with those. Unless,
maybe you are a scientist and you are
looking for a new kind of pain reliever.
Philly.com - March
(HealthDay News) --
Most people dread the flu, and many work
hard to avoid it. However, a new British
study finds that the typical person over
30 only gets the illness about twice every
CBS Local - March 4,
Cambridge, Mass. (CBS
CONNECTICUT) - A new study asking “Am I
Normal?” is the largest body of research
analyzing penis size for 15,000 men and
uncovers that most men “believe they're
smaller than average” - something experts are
New York Times - March
The case before the
Supreme Court this week will not wipe
Obamacare off the books. Unlike the case the
court considered in 2012, which could have
erased the Affordable Care Act entirely,
this one concerns the application of only
one provision of the law, ...
Medical News Today -
March 2, 2015
A new intranasal
treatment for migraine has been found to
lower use of pain-relief medication among
88% of patients in a retrospective analysis.
Live Science - March
Peanuts may not only
be a tasty snack but they may also help
people live longer, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that the people in the
study who ate the most peanuts and tree
nuts (such as walnuts, pecans and almonds)
every day had a lower risk ...
TIME - March 2,
For the first
time, scientists have found evidence of
a protein found in Alzheimer's disease,
called amyloid, in the brains of people
as young as 20.
National Monitor - March 1, 2015
Jindal argued that repealing the
health care law was a linchpin of Republicans' campaign
efforts in the hugely successful 2014 midterm elections,
and the GOP shouldn't get away from that now.
CTV News - March 1, 2015
Nine years ago, Lisa Schneiderman
contracted malaria on trip to Sierra Leone. Little did
she know that her bout with the disease could trigger
another condition -- one that would leave her exhausted
for hours after simply getting up to fetch a cup of tea.
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