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Vibrant’s Vibrating Capsule for Treating Constipation

I know that it’s April 1st, but this post is not an April Fool’s joke.  Israeli company Vibrant Ltd. has developed a vibrating capsule that the Compan…
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What is hereditary angioedema?

Hereditary angioedema is a disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of severe swelling (angioedema). The most common areas of the body to develop …
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Biking and Erectile Dysfunction: A Real Risk?

Some experts say ED may be an unwelcome side effect of bicycle riding.For men, the health benefits of bicycling may involve a troublesome trade-off. W…
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The Science of How to Consciously Control Your Immune System

On March 23rd, 2013, twenty-four scientific study participants were injected with a strain of bacteria that normally induces violent sickness for days…
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Inherited High Cholesterol (FH and FCH)

Everybody’s cholesterol levels are affected by the genes they inherit from their parents. Why? Because there are many genetic traits that influence th…
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Intensive mobile phone users at higher risk of brain cancers

People who use mobile phones intensively appear to have a higher risk of developing certain types of brain cancer, French scientists have said, revivi…
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Early Childhood Tooth Decay

Once your child has teeth, he is susceptible to tooth decay. Mother's milk, formula, cow's milk and fruit juice all contain sugars. Babies may get ear…
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Mango fruit nutrition facts

“The king of the fruits," mango fruit is one of the most popular, nutritionally rich fruits with unique flavor, fragrance, taste, and heath promoting …
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First nutrient-enriched GM crops could be grown in the UK within months

A genetically modified crop boosted with a dietary supplement could be grown for the first time in Britain as early as this year following a request b…
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Liquid to gel to bone

Rice U. develops temperature-sensitive gelling scaffolds to regenerate craniofacial bone Rice University bioengineers have developed a hydrogel scaffo…
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What are some side effects of insomnia?

If you have trouble sleeping, you are not alone. Insomnia affects more people than you may realize. In fact, insomnia is more common than any other sl…
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Melatonin: The Fountain Of Youth?

Melatonin can slow down the effects of aging. A team at laboratoire Arago in Banyuls sur Mer (CNRS / Université Pierre et Marie Curie) has found that …
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