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Carmat artificial heart successfully beats inside French patient

A 75-year old French patient successfully gets Carmat's prosthetic heart implant.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 30, 2013

U.S. government prepares to regulate face and hand transplants but not everyone's happy

Face and hand transplants are about to gain momentum. This could change the world, or get families extremely angry, take your pick.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 30, 2013

Fully functional 3D printed liver may become real in 2014

A functioning human liver might come out of a 3D bio-printer by next year.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 29, 2013

Link between concussion and Alzheimer's found

A new study has found that there's a link between concussion involving at least a momentary loss of consciousness, and the onset of Alzheimer's-associated plaques in the brain.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 28, 2013

Iowa State University professor faked AIDS vaccine test results

A researcher at Iowa State University has resigned after faking AIDS vaccine test results.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 29, 2013

Watch Out! That yummy cinnamon roll could cause liver damage

Before you gobble that yummy cinnamon roll, be warned that coumarin, found in Cassia cinnamon, may cause liver damage in sensitive individuals when consumed in high doses.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 27, 2013

Benefits of partial meniscectomy questioned

Some medical experts think there's no benefit in undergoing knee surgery at all.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 27, 2013

Eating peanuts, tree nuts during pregnancy may help lower risk of allergies in babies: Study

Mothers who eat more peanuts and tree nuts during pregnancy help build their children's tolerance after birth.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 26, 2013

Pediatricians worried about tablet's popularity among children

According to some experts, screen time does not provide any benefit for babies and toddlers. Too much screen time is also linked to behavior problems and delayed social development in older children.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 26, 2013

Eat more fiber to reduce heart diseases

New study indicates a connection between a healthy heart and increased intake of dietary fiber.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 23, 2013

That juicy, tender chicken breast could make you very sick

Consumer Reports says that almost all of the raw chicken breasts it tested across the U.S., contain harmful bacteria.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 22, 2013

Elixir of youth discovered?

An experiment conducted on mice holds promise in reversing aging.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 22, 2013

French man first person to try Carmat's artificial heart

The future is the bionic man?

Healthy Living/Wellness December 22, 2013

Medical experts up treatment threshold for older patients with hypertension

Experts recommend relaxing the target blood pressure of 140/90 mm Hg to 150/90 mm Hg among adults 60 years old and above.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 26, 2013

Obama taps former Microsoft executive to repair Healthcare.gov

Former Microsoft executive has been tapped by Barack Obama to spearhead efforts to improve HealthCare.gov.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 18, 2013

Teens getting high on marijuana score low on memory tasks: Study

Chronic use of marijuana among young people can have damaging effects on their brain.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 18, 2013

Multivitamin supplements may not protect you from chronic illness

Medical experts have warned that taking multivitamins cannot prevent chronic diseases.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 18, 2013

FDA approves magnetic device for migraine treatment

The magnetic device offers new treatment option for millions of people suffering from migraine.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 16, 2013

Unpasteurized milk carry health risks: Pediatricians

Consuming raw milk products have life threatening risks.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 16, 2013

Goji Play makes exercising fun

The brothers behind Guitar Hero is giving video games for fitness a shot.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 13, 2013

Bubonic plague is not dead as Black Death hits Madagascar

The disease that killed a third of the world's population in the Middle Ages is responsible for 39 deaths in Madagascar.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 13, 2013

Non-concussion impacts may still cause memory problems, brain damage: Study

A new study suggests contact sports athletes can suffer from problems related to brain, even without a recognized concussion.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 12, 2013

Snapping photos at museums may impair your memory

Depending on the camera may have a negative impact on how you remember the things that you photograph.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 11, 2013

Cure for Meniere's disease discovered?

Researchers may have figured out the cause behind the rare Meniere's disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 8, 2013

FDA approves drug for curved penis

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Xiaflex for the treatment of Peyronie's disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 8, 2013

23andMe bows to FDA pressure, says will stop issuing health reports

23andMe has stopped issuing health reports to customers while the company's products are being reviewed by the FDA.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 8, 2013

Coffee or Beer lover? Watch out as your genome could be affected

Your genome could be affected depending on whether you love coffee or beer.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 6, 2013

Over 2 million visited Healthcare.gov on Monday and Tuesday, setting record

Healthcare.gov is picking up speed, but problems remain.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 5, 2013

Hong Kong gets H7N9 bird flu scare

Hong Kong has reported its first case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 4, 2013

You can't be fat and fit at same time, new study claims

Experts conclude that there is no such thing as "obese but healthy," based on data correlating weight, metabolic diseases, cardiac diseases, and premature death.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 3, 2013

Oxytocin may make autistic children more sociable

A nasal spray with oxytocin as an ingredient may help children with autism spectrum disorder be more social.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 3, 2013

Surgeons welcoming Google Glass in operating rooms

Surgeons are fast welcoming Google Glass in operating rooms.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 2, 2013

High cholesterol increases breast cancer risk

A new study reveals that raised levels of cholesterol increase breast cancer risk in women.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 2, 2013

New HIV strain discovered in West Africa is more aggressive than thought earlier

Scientists have discovered a more dangerous HIV strain in Western Africa.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 2, 2013

Morning-after pill 'not effective' for women over 176lbs, warns drug maker

Research shows that some morning-after pills are ineffective on women who weigh more than 176lbs.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 27, 2013

HIV organ donation bill becomes law: What you should know

HIV positive organ donation is now legal in the U.S.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 26, 2013

Deadly cotton ball diet is gaining popularity among teens

A very dangerous diet, which involves swallowing cotton balls, is gaining popularity among teens.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 24, 2013

Bill Gates wants world to use better, safer, stronger condoms

Bill Gates' charity has awarded grants to develop better condoms and wants people to engage in safe sex.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 23, 2013

Sugary drinks increase risk of endometrial cancer in women

A recent research suggests that intake of sugary drinks increases the risk of endometrial cancer in women.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 23, 2013

Go nuts, live longer

Eating a small amount of nuts everyday can help you witness more iPhone launches than you can expect to, if you don't eat nuts, according to a recent research.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 21, 2013

Sudden heart attacks show tell-tale signs in advance: Study

A recent research suggests that symptoms of sudden heart attacks may show up around a month in advance.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 21, 2013

Acrylamide in fried food increases cancer risk, warns FDA

A recent FDA document suggests that acrylamide in fried food can increase the risk of cancer in humans.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 19, 2013

Caffeine addicts beware: The late afternoon cup of joe may cost a good night's sleep

According to a recent study, caffeine consumption 3 to 6 hours before going bed can cost you an hour of sleep.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 17, 2013

e-cigarette gaining popularity among teenagers: CDC

Use of unconventional tobacco and smoking products are growing in popularity among U.S middle school and high school students, according to a report from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Especially, e-cigarette use has increased from 0.6 percent in 2011 to 1.1 percent last year.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 16, 2013

Depression makes us age faster

A new study suggests that depression makes us age faster.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 14, 2013

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