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People With Eye Wrinkles Are Perceived To Be More Sincere According To Study

Often linked to old age, wrinkles around the eyes could make an individual appear more sincere and intense. The new study also revealed that this perception is innate to people.

Health June 12, 2018

CRISPR Gene Editing Could Cause Cancer According To Separate Studies

Two individual studies conducted by separate teams of researchers found that breakthrough CRISPR gene editing technology could boost the risk of cancer in humans. Specifically, the teams looked into how the protein called p35 responded to the newly edited DNAs.

Health June 12, 2018

Shortage In Blood Bank Supply Prompts US Retail Brands To Drop Letters In Support Of Red Cross #MissingType Campaign

Blood banks in the United States experienced shortage annually as fewer people are now donating blood. The Red Cross launched a campaign urging major U.S. retail brands to drop letters A, B, and O in their names.

Health June 13, 2018

Vegetarian Diet Benefits Include Longer Life, Healthier Heart, And Smaller Waistline

New research presented at the Nutrition 2018 meeting revealed more reasons to become vegetarian, including lower mortality risk, reduced chances of developing heart diseases, and a lower body mass index. The quality of the plant-based food, however, is also important.

Health June 12, 2018

Feeling Hangry? New Study Explains The Psychology Why People Get Angry When Hungry

Feeling hangry is more than just a drop in the blood sugar, according to a new study published by the APA. Personality, environment, and context of a situation can trigger negative emotions due to hunger.

Health June 12, 2018

Researchers Studying The Penis Found That Erectile Dysfunction Can Lead To Heart Disease

A new study revealed a link between erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease. Men ages 60 to 70 with ED were twice as likely to suffer from heart complications.

Health June 11, 2018

Young American Women Struggle To Pursue Exercise As They Get Older, Study Says

A new study showed that there was a significant difference between young men and young women’s fitness activity following high school graduation. The results were taken from the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey.

Health June 11, 2018

A $100 Saliva Test Can Accurately Predict The Top 10 Percent Of Men Who Will Get Prostate Cancer

A new study says that a saliva test can determine which men are likely to develop prostate cancer. It is based on over 150 genetic variants, including 63 new ones.

Health June 11, 2018

Baby Who Underwent Pioneering Face Surgery Survives To 1st Birthday

A baby boy who underwent a pioneering facial surgery in order to survive was able to make to its first birthday. He wouldn't have been able to survive if he would've swallowed his own saliva.

Health June 11, 2018

NHS Might Replace Nurses With Robot Medics Such As Carebots: Could This Be The Future Of Medicine?

A report in the United Kingdom recommends that the National Health Service integrate robot medics or 'carebots.' This technology lowers medical costs and improves efficiency.

Health June 11, 2018

5-Year-Old Mississippi Girl Temporarily Paralyzed By Tick Bite, Mom Warns Other Parents

A 5-year-old Mississippi girl was taken to the University of Mississippi Medical Center after her mother discovered a tick in her head. It turned out the girl temporarily experienced tick paralysis.

Health June 11, 2018

Newly Discovered Part Of Sperm Gives Us A Better Understanding Of Infertility

A stunning new discovery claimed that the sperm has two centrioles from the get-go contrary to current belief that it’s simply duplicated during fertilization. The findings could provide new insights into male infertility and developmental defects.

Health June 12, 2018

These Foods Could Help Fight Disease, According To Scientists

Nutritional scientists have identified the health benefits of certain foods such as eggs, yogurt, and coffee. In case you missed it, here's a list of the nutrition discoveries that scientists have recently stumbled upon.

Health June 11, 2018

Polio Hits Venezuela For The First Time In 30 Years Amid Healthcare Crisis

The first case of poliovirus nearly 30 years after its eradication surfaced in the Warao communities in Venezuela’s Orinoco Delta. A 2012 study also showed that 10 percent of the indigenous tribe contracted the HIV virus that causes AIDS.

Health June 11, 2018

Experts Warn About Suicide Contagion Possibly Triggered By High-Profile Celebrity Suicides

Health experts raised awareness about ‘suicide contagion’ following the deaths of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade. They encouraged everyone to check on their loved ones and for the media to be considerate when reporting about suicides.

Health June 11, 2018

Toddlers Consume More 'Added Sugar' Than The Recommended Amount For Adults

Researchers found that many children under the age of 2 in the United States are eating more added sugar than the recommended amount for adults. The finding came as a result of a study done on children between the ages of 6 and 23 months old.

Health June 11, 2018

Loneliness Linked To Poorer Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes, Higher Mortality Risks

Patients with heart disease who had feelings of loneliness were found to have poorer health outcomes and mental health, as well as higher mortality risks. Is it time to consider feelings of loneliness when assessing health risks?

Health June 10, 2018

Public Reminded Of Lawn Mower Safety Guidelines After Fatal Accidents

Recent lawn mower-related accidents claimed the lives of an elderly woman and a young child. What are some important safety guidelines to remember when operating such machinery?

Health June 10, 2018

Tyson Foods Recalls 3,000 Pounds Of Frozen Chicken Products Due To Plastic Contamination

Tyson Foods recalled frozen breaded chicken products sold to food service establishments that are potentially contaminated with pieces of blue and clear soft plastic. These are the products affected by the recall.

Health June 10, 2018

Dog Flu Scare: Can Canine Influenza Really Cause The Next Flu Pandemic?

Can the next global flu pandemic really come from dogs? The CDC says the pandemic risk of canine influenza poses a low threat to humans.

Health June 10, 2018

US Suicide Rate Keeps Climbing: Here Are 2 Major Reasons Why

The suicide rate in the United States keeps climbing, it's up by 25 percent since 1999. Mental health experts identified two reasons that have contributed to the increase, namely suicide contagion and the public mental health crisis.

Health June 10, 2018

Kwik Trip Removes Del Monte Vegetable Trays From Stores After 14 People Get Sick

Convenience store franchise Kwik Trip has removed Del Monte vegetable trays from their stores after 14 people have gotten sick. The CDC mentioned that the main cause of the sickness is Cyclospora.

Health June 9, 2018

Anti-Stress Vaccine Could Soon Make Brains Resilient To Depression

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder said that immunization for stress might be on the horizon. The team created a possible vaccine from natural bacteria that could buffer the negative effects of stress on the brain.

Health June 9, 2018

Tennessee Children Treated For E. Coli Infection Possibly Linked To Raw Milk

In the past weeks, over 10 children in Tennessee fell ill possibly due to consumption of raw milk. While some believe that raw milk is beneficial to health, it's actually very risky to consume, as it may contain harmful bacteria.

Health June 9, 2018

Beware Of Pre-Cut Melons: Turns Out They Might Be Linked To Recent Salmonella Outbreak

Avoid buying pre-cut melon from Walmart and Kroger stores for the time being, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The health agency is currently investigating a salmonella outbreak that’s been linked to the fruit.

Health June 9, 2018

Doctor Who Sang And Danced During Surgeries Gets License Suspended

A Georgia doctor's medical license has been suspended for her being a 'threat to public health, safety, and welfare.' Evidently, she sings and dances while doing surgery, an act that has resulted in several botched procedures.

Health June 9, 2018

Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade Die Of Suicide: How To Spot Suicidal Tendencies And What To Do About It

Deaths due to suicide are on the rise in the United States. The U.S. CDC indicated that firearm is the most common method of suicide, followed by hanging and poisoning.

Health June 9, 2018

Backyard Chickens Linked To 124 Cases Of Salmonella Illnesses Across 36 States

The CDC reports that a salmonella outbreak has been linked to contact with backyard chickens. There have been 124 cases throughout 36 states identified as part of the outbreak.

Health June 8, 2018

A Hand Sanitizer That Stops Ebola And Other Major Diseases? FDA Wants To Take It Down

The FDA filed a complaint against the company behind the Zylast hand sanitizers, which claim to protect people from major diseases such as Ebola. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said that the misleading products may provide 'a false sense of safety.'

Health June 8, 2018

Researchers Will Give You $3,500 To Get The Flu And Stay At ‘Hotel Influenza’

Researchers from Saint Louis University have a crazy proposition: stay in this hotel for 10 days, get infected with influenza, then receive $3,500 when it’s all over. Up for the challenge?

Health June 9, 2018

Your Kitchen Towels Could Be Contaminated With Bacteria From Human Feces And Cause Food Poisoning

Kitchen towels may harbor dangerous bacteria such as E. coli from human feces that can cause food poisoning. Which families are at greater risk of using contaminated towels?

Health June 10, 2018

Here Are The Top US Cities With Tick Problems

A lawn maintenance and treatment company revealed their data that shows which cities have the biggest problems with ticks. Is your city on the list?

Health June 9, 2018

Blood Test Can Predict Due Date And Premature Delivery Risk Of Pregnant Women

Worldwide, 15 million infants are born prematurely each year. A research team's new blood test development could help detect such types of birth, potentially reducing its complications beforehand.

Health June 8, 2018

Researchers Say Children With Removed Tonsils Are 3 Times More Likely To Get Sick

A new study revealed that children who removed their tonsils and adenoids were more likely to develop diseases later in life. Researchers suggest delaying these surgeries if possible.

Health June 7, 2018

New York City Department Of Health Bans Black Foods That Contain Activated Charcoal

Restaurants in New York City will no longer be allowed to serve black-colored foods that contain activated charcoal. The New York City Department of Health cited rules by the Food and Drug Administration as reasons for the ban.

Health June 7, 2018

Suicides Rates In America Have Increased By 25 Percent Since 1999

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the suicide rate in America has increased within the past two decades. The organization found that the rate for suicides has risen by 25 percent from 1999-2016.

Health June 7, 2018

People Who Are Considered To Be Narcissists Have Thicker, Well-Groomed Eyebrows

A team of researchers conducted a study that showed people who had thicker, distinctive eyebrows are considered to be narcissists. The study was given by the University of Toronto and published in the Journal of Personality.

Health June 7, 2018

Dr. Virginia Apgar, Who Saved Millions Of Babies Lives, Honored By Google Doodle On Her 109th Birthday

Google doodle honored Dr. Virginia Apgar on what would have been her 109th birthday. Apgar is credited with creating the Apgar Score, which is conducted after infants are born to measure their health.

Health June 7, 2018

A 25-Year-Old Arkansas Man Gets 50 Years In Prison For Intentionally Contracting HIV To Infect Others

Stephen Koch, 25, of Arkansas admitted that he wanted to intentionally spread his HIV to his dates. He was sentenced to 50 years in prison on June 4 and must register as a sex offender.

Health June 7, 2018

KFC To Test Vegetarian Alternative To Famous Original Chicken Recipe

KFC announced its plans of offering vegetarian chicken recipe as a healthy alternative to its original chicken recipe. The company said the new recipe will be tested on customers this year and if successful, it will be introduced by 2019.

Health June 7, 2018

Sleep, Exercise, And A Little Wine Can Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Sleep, exercise, and a little wine can help the brain to clean itself and flush out harmful waste associated with Alzheimer’s disease, scientists say. Here's how they came to these conclusions.

Health June 8, 2018

Alzheimer’s Village Allows Patients To Roam Freely: Why Is Environment Crucial To An Alzheimer’s Brain

Creating an environment suitable for the overall health and well-being of Alzheimer’s patients is a top recommendation. A new Alzheimer’s village in France allows patients with dementia to socialize and roam freely.

Health June 8, 2018

Carboxytherapy: New Technique Reduces Belly Fat With Carbon Dioxide Injection

The first trial to assess the effectiveness of carboxytherapy showed that injecting carbon dioxide can reduce fat around the stomach. How does this new noninvasive fat reduction technique works?

Health June 10, 2018

HIV Drug Linked To Less Condom Use During Sex: Study

HIV-negative people who take pre-exposure prophylaxis drugs are using condoms less and less, according to a new study. As condom use drops, HIV risks rise.

Health June 7, 2018

Artificial Human Prion Responsible For Fatal Brain Disorders Grown In The Lab

Researchers created an artificial human prion through a laboratory experiment with proteins from E. coli bacteria. The synthetic human prion offered experts more understanding on how to combat infectious and fatal brain disorders.

Health June 7, 2018

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