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Improve Your Vision in Time for the Holidays

November 11, 2016 2:06 pm  | Comments: 1,650 | Views: 12863
The holidays are right around the corner and just imagine how more enjoyable they would be with better vision and without the hassle of glasses or contact lenses. The holiday season is the perfect time to give or receive the gift of LASIK eye surgery and put a sparkle in your eye with more joy and freedom than you’ve ever imagined.

Male Birth Control Shot Almost as Effective as Female Pill

October 31, 2016 2:17 pm  | Comments: 970 | Views: 9758
An experimental type of male birth control that involves hormone injections to lower men’s sperm count has been found to be nearly as effective as female contraceptive pills at preventing pregnancy, according to a new trial study published last week in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Male participants in the study were given a series of hormone shots that were… View Article

Study Suggests Bacteria in your Mouth May Be What Triggers Migraines

October 22, 2016 12:06 pm  | Comments: 659 | Views: 8462
Scientists have found that migraine sufferers tend to have a different mix of bacteria in their mouth and gut compared to non-migraine suffers. This increased level of bacteria potentially makes them more susceptible to the debilitating headaches due to it causing sufferers an increased sensitivity to certain foods. People who suffer from migraines often say that eating certain foods… View Article

New Research Suggest Human Lifespan Has Hit its Natural Limit

October 19, 2016 2:10 pm  | Comments: 47 | Views: 3043
Over the past century, the human lifespan has been steadily increasing in large part due to advances in science, medicine and social conditions. In addition to longer average lifespans, the maximum age at death of the longest-living people also rose steadily throughout the 20th century, leaving many to speculate that human longevity may not have an upper limit. However,… View Article

Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated After Rare Surgery in N.Y.

October 18, 2016 3:39 pm  | Comments: 1,189 | Views: 7791
Thirteen-month-old conjoined twin boys were successfully separated last Friday after a rare 27-hour surgery at a New York City hospital. Born conjoined at the head last September, the 13-month-old twins—Jadon and Anias McDonald— were born with a condition called craniopagus, which means they shared a portion of their skull and brain tissue. Although the McDonalds… View Article

Warriors of the Dawn (2017) Full Movie Online

October 2, 2016 12:22 pm  | Comments: 171 | Views: 13684
Warriors of the Dawn (2017) HD Director : Jeong Yoon-Chul. Release : May 31, 2017 Country : South Korea. Language : 한국어/조선말. Runtime : 130 min. Genre : Adventure, Action. ‘Warriors of the Dawn’ is a movie genre Adventure, was released in May 31, 2017. Jeong Yoon-Chul was directed this movie and starring by Lee… View Article

Russian Hackers Leak Confidential Medical Files of U.S. Olympic Athletes

September 14, 2016 4:21 pm  | Comments: 5 | Views: 4583
On Tuesday the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) confirmed that a Russian cyber-espionage group hacked WADA’s database and published online the confidential medical files of four American athletes who competed in the Rio Olympic Games. Among those affected by the Russian hack were tennis star sisters Serena Williams and Venus Williams, world-renowned U.S. gymnast Simone Biles,… View Article

New Study Reveals the Sugar Industry Manipulated Heart Research More Than 50 Years Ago

September 13, 2016 5:45 pm  | Comments: 16 | Views: 12557
New research reveals that the sugar industry funded studies in the early 1960s that downplayed sugar’s critical role in heart disease, while instead placing the blame on fats. This is the latest example of  food and beverage makers attempting to shape public understanding of nutrition, with this recent revelation proving that a dangerous and erroneous cornerstone of… View Article

A new study finds that your coffee habits may be genetic

August 30, 2016 3:04 pm  | Comments: 703 | Views: 4879
Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have identified a gene that appears to curb coffee consumption, suggesting that DNA may influence how much coffee someone drinks. In the study, which was published August 25 in the journal Scientific Reports, the researchers asked more than 1,200 people in Italy how much coffee they drank a day and… View Article

Apple Continues to Expand into Digital Health Tracking with Gliimpse Acquisition

August 28, 2016 5:00 pm  | Comments: 509 | Views: 17605
Apple’s ambitions in the digital health technology sector continue to expand with its latest acquisition of Gliimpse, a startup that aims to make it easier for patients to manage their personal health records and data. Although Apple frequently purchases smaller companies, they rarely formally announce their acquisitions. However, the tech giant did confirm the Gliimpse purchase… View Article

Source Reveals Mislabeled Pills Found at Prince’s Estate Contained Fentanyl

August 24, 2016 5:00 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 2201
Some of the pills seized from Prince’s Paisley Park estate shortly after his death in April were mislabeled as hydrocodone, but actually contained fentanyl — the drug responsible for the singer’s death — according to a source close to the investigation. The official, who spoke to the Associated Press on Sunday on the condition the they… View Article

Mylan Raises Cost of Potentially Life-Saving EpiPen By 500 Percent

August 23, 2016 2:19 pm  | Comments: 1,483 | Views: 8478
The cost of saving you or your child’s life has gotten a lot more expensive. Doctors and patients say that pharmaceutical company Mylan has increased the price of its EpiPen – a portable injectable shot filled the medicine that can stop a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction — by over 480 percent since purchasing the pen in… View Article