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Scientists Zone In on Treatment for Chronic Migraines and Headaches

Those who get migraines know how painful and debilitating they can be. In extreme cases, they can take you out of commission for days. One in seven …

Migraines

Brain damage could be repaired by creating new nerve cells

Researchers have regenerated damaged areas in the brains of mice by converting structural cells into functioning neurons<p>Scientists have raised hopes that brain damage caused by strokes, stab wounds and even bullets could one day be repaired by converting structural cells into functioning …

Gene editing treats disease in mice

<b>Researchers in the US have used gene editing to treat mice with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.</b><p>A team at Duke University used a system known as CRISPR-Cas9 to delete DNA that was preventing cells from producing a protein essential for muscle function.<p>And a virus was used to deliver DNA alterations …

Genetics

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Parents who refused to let baby die of leukaemia change medical history

Lisa Foley and Ashleigh Richards refused to let their daughter die of cancer<p>When Lisa Foley gave birth to her second daughter Layla in June 2014 everything seemed fine.<p>There had been no problems during pregnancy and the baby was born a healthy 7lbs 10oz and seemed happy and content.<p>But at …

Immunotherapy

Her Patients Overdosed. Now She’s on Trial for Murder.

Hsiu-Ying Tseng was an L.A.-area general practitioner and known ‘pill pusher.’ Now she’s facing second-degree murder charges after at least eight of …

Crime

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Elephant genes hold clues for fight against cancer, scientists say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Elephants are giant, cancer-battling super creatures that destroy damaged cells long before they become cancerous, scientists say.<p>In a study released this week, scientists said elephant genes may provide a crucial clue in the fight against human cancer.<p>The mammoth mammals rarely get cancer, …

Cancer

Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone

Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.<p>The results …

Psychology

How India was both right and wrong on Nepal

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi's special envoy, foreign secretary S Jaishankar delivered a blunt message to Kathmandu's political leadership: He …

India

Frozen Giant Virus Still Infectious After 30,000 Years

It's 30,000 years old and still ticking: A giant virus recently discovered deep in the Siberian permafrost reveals that huge ancient viruses are much …

New stethoscope shows how technology can reinvent health care

About 200 years ago, a French physician rolled a sheet of paper into a cylinder and held it up to the chest of a patient. The creation was crude and simple, but it worked. Rene Laenneac could better hear his patient's heartbeat, and the stethoscope was born.<p>Today, the stethoscope remains a fixture …

Startup in biotech adds two base pairs to genetic code - and life on earth may never be the same - ExtremeTech

Startup in biotech adds two base pairs to genetic code — and life on earth may never be the same<p>By on August 24, 2015 at 12:16 pm<p>This site may earn …

E.coli

11 scientists who are transforming how we treat disease, see the brain, and engineer our genes

From improving our understanding of everything from the human brain to the trillions of microbes that live on and within us, these researchers and physicians are revolutionizing the field.<p>These people were selected from a list we put together of 50 scientists from across the globe.

How to Get a Butt You Can Bounce Quarters Off Of

Kathryn Budig shows you how to combine yoga and martial arts to get a rock-solid booty.<p>If you’re all about working your badonk these days but you’re getting a little tired of doing hip raises for all of eternity, we’ve got your back—well, your bum.<p>We asked <i>Women’s Health</i> yoga contributor Kathryn …

Yoga

'No tissue charring': New Russian laser could revolutionize medicine, smartphones

Scientists at a Russian university have developed a unique metal-vapor laser, which can cut through bones, tissue or glass without burning or …

Neuroscience and Religious Faith

The International Society for Science and Religion is dedicated to fostering dialog between science and religion in order that persons of religious …

Lack of Sleep Promotes Alzheimer's Disease

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Sleep disturbances are endemic in the US, where nearly 40 percent of adults report unintentionally falling asleep during the day in the …

Sex offending is written in DNA of some men, study finds

Sex offending is written in the genes, an unprecedented study has shown, with the brothers of men convicted of sex crimes five times more likely to commit a rape or assault than the general public.<p>The controversial finding suggests that some men are born with an increased risk of molesting children …

Crime

Human embryo modifications must be halted, scientists urge

Warning suggests there could be safety and ethical concerns if moratorium isn't imposed<p>The emerging ability to modify human embryos in a way that …

Are smart pills & brain zapping risky? Bioethicists weigh in

Boosting a person's smarts through drugs or electrical or magnetic stimulation of the brain is becoming an increasingly widespread practice. Now, bioethicists are weighing in, saying that while such cognitive enhancement is neither bad nor good, it deserves more research.<p>In the past, "there have …

New DNA construct can set off a “mutagenic chain reaction”

Can sweep through an entire population, changing a gene.<p>A technique for editing genes while they reside in intact chromosomes has been a real …

Genetics