Angel

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Baby Lynlee 'born twice' after life-saving tumour surgery

<b>A baby girl from Lewisville, Texas, has been "born" twice after she was taken out of her mother's womb for 20 minutes for life-saving surgery.</b><p>At 16 weeks pregnant, Margaret Hawkins Boemer discovered her daughter, Lynlee Hope, had a tumour on her spine.<p>The mass, known as a sacrococcygeal teratoma, …

Tumors

How St. John Paul II changed the Church and the world

In Argentina, Women Are Fighting Back Against Gender Violence

Women in Argentina are the latest in a global trend of organized protest against femicide and sexual violence against women.<p>BUENOS AIRES — “We want …

Buenos Aires

Pakistan bombing: Suspects, arms seized after attack on Christians kills 69

<b>Lahore, Pakistan (CNN) —</b> Security forces, hunting for suspects in the deadly Easter Sunday bombing targeting Christians in a Lahore park, raided locations in three cities overnight and arrested suspected terrorists, a military spokesman said Monday on Twitter.<p>No details were given on who had been …

Extremism

Exercise Makes You Grow New Brain Cells–But Only The Right Kind Of Exercise

If you want to make yourself smarter, go for a run.<p>Which makes you smarter: running or lifting weights? Meathead jokes aside, there’s new evidence that moderate aerobic exercise helps increase new brain cells, while strength training may not be much healthier for the brain than sitting on the couch.<p>…

Exercise

Little People of Ecuador: Laron Syndrome May Unlock Cancer, Diabetes Cure

In the remote villages of Ecuador, 100 very small people may hold the key to a huge medical breakthrough.<p>They all suffer from Laron Syndrome, an incredibly rare genetic disorder that stops them from growing taller than 4 feet but also seems to protect them against cancer and diabetes and maybe even …

Diabetes

Anatomy Of Addiction: How Heroin And Opioids Hijack The Brain

When Jack O'Connor was 19, he was so desperate to beat his addictions to alcohol and opioids that he took a really rash step. He joined the Marines.<p>"This will fix me," O'Connor thought as he went to boot camp. "It better fix me or I'm screwed."<p>After 13 weeks of sobriety and exercise and discipline, …

Drug Addiction

Alzheimer's treatment closer as brain inflammation shown to be key

Scientists have fresh hopes for an Alzheimer’s treatment after experiments to reduce inflammation in diseased mouse brains prevented memory and behavioural problems in the animals.<p>Alzheimer’s disease has long been linked to disruption in the brain’s immune system, but the latest research adds to …

Dementia

Junk food is tricking your brain: The depressing science behind your binging

<b>(AP)</b><p>Research reveals fats and sweets alter the brain’s satiety-control mechanism, sending our appetites into hyperdrive<p>Ferris Jabr<p>December 27, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Matthew Brien has struggled with overeating for the past 20 years. At age 24, …

Neuroscience