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Antibiotics 101

I m gonna start by saying it is important to consult your healthcare provider before taking any antibiotic for any given reason. Besides, when you …

Medicine

Facts About Eyes, Nails And Boobs

In our Flair section this week we compiled three short informative videos on the science behind few facts from our bodies.<p>SciShow uploaded a video …

Amazing

Smaug or Smog. Which is scarier?

We’ve linked last week to Beijing’s first red alert concerning air pollution. I thought some clarification and exploration of the aftermath are due, …

Pollution

Red Alert, Air Pollution & Antibiotic Satisfaction [Party Mix #5]

For example, for a practice that prescribed 25 per cent fewer antibiotics than the national average, there was a corresponding reduction in the …

Science

Homeopathy is Not a Lie, It’s a Joke!

Modern science is a dynamic field, and it differs from the traditional Mendel-ian science that was based on simple observation. With the use of …

Homeopathy

Nothing is lost

Nothing is lost. This is a term that comes to mind on two occasions, listening to Damien Rice’s <i>Grey Room</i> or thinking about Lavoisier’s …

Chemistry

There’s a Gene For That

Almost 500,000,000 search results show up on googling the word “Diet”, and a 250,000,000 for “Weight Loss”. With so many people interested in the …

Diabetes

Alexander Fleming

The first Fine Wine is a scientist cherished by us both. Alexander Fleming has immensely contributed to science with his discovery of penicillin, the …

Family Vacations

Party Mix #2

Indeed, germ-free mice (born and kept in sterile conditions, i.e. without microbiota), which receive gut microbiota transplant from obese people, …

Microbiology

What to Do in This HORRIBLE Traffic

It’s holiday season, another word for traffic congestion galore. Many of us turn on our favorite radio shows, or play music from our phones. Even if …

Breast Cancer

Aren’t you always mistaken for Einstein?!

Whether you are or not, most people know the anecdote published below in the New Yorker:<p>Einstein has been bothered a good deal when he comes to N. Y. …

Physics

Bats, assisted tree migration and Li-Fi [Party Mix #3]

Despite the wide acceptance of bats as reservoirs for different pathogens, the genetic variability of the bat immune system underlying such …

Mad Scientists & Science Fiction

Good Mythical Morning is a Youtube channel run by Rhett & Link, two engineers, and their team. it s a morning talk show that speaks about everything …

Weather

When You Love Science Till Death

In movies and comic books getting exposed to gamma radiations and nuclear waste can give you superpowers … well in real life it can give you a Nobel …

Fingerprint’s Sex, Organ Donation and Anti-aging [Party Mix #4]

A simple test performed at a crime scene may help forensic scientists determine whether a fingerprint belongs to a man or a woman, a new study …

Anti-aging

New Anti-Aging Drug Could Extend Human Life Span to 120 Years

<i>By Max Berlinger for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Do you ever think that it's kinda crazy that we can order pizza from our cellphones and yet no one can figure out how to stop (or at least slow) the inevitable march towards death? Well, you're not alone.<p>Science has been trying to figure out this …

WARNING: Aspartame Has Been Renamed And Is Now Being Marketed As A “Natural” Sweetener: Amino Sweet

<i>Please be sure to Join our email list and receive all our latest tutorials daily – free!</i> photo © Focus Pocus LTD – fotolia.comThe highly …

Global Science

DNews is one of the best science source on youtube, where they tackle every topic you can imagine explaining all the scientific facts behind …

Science

A New Appreciation for POOP!

<i>The microbiome traditionally refers to the community of microorganisms living in a particular environment. In humans, bacterial cells outnumber their</i> …

Medicine

Party Mix #1

A man with motor neurone disease has scooped a US prize for inventing a device which allows people to control wheelchairs using only their eyes.<p>Read …

How Common is Your Password?

After the security breach in Yahoo e-mails last week, a lot of people start panicking about their passwords and data. As a Yahoo user and non-IT …

Citizen Science

Why you shouldn't drink coffee when you're drunk

If you’ve had a couple of drinks with dinner, you might be inclined to order a cup of coffee with dessert. Your hopes: to sober up and to perk up.<p>But that’s not a smart choice, said Dr. Robert Swift, Ph.D., the associate director of Brown University’s Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies. …

Mammograms not catching worst cancers before they spread – US study

Rate of aggressive breast cancers that have already moved to other parts of the body has not fallen in decades despite screening programmes, study finds<p>A new report has raised fresh questions about the value of mammograms, with the United States recording no reduction in the rate of cancers that …

Cancer

Hidden risks: 3 foods and medicines you shouldn't mix

Nearly seven out of 10 Americans take at least one prescription medicine. While much of the focus of medication use is to take as directed, there’s another important topic to address: the hidden risks of mixing some foods and medicines.<p>Foods that are eaten regularly and are healthy, nutrient-rich …

Nutrition

Multiple sclerosis patient walks after taking HIV drugs

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/regions/south_east/1203000/1203634_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524622441_accf6dd16f141bd5531b7041325be20b<p><b>A woman with multiple sclerosis (MS) says her symptoms improved so dramatically she was able to walk again after being prescribed HIV …

‘Here’s your f***ing breast cancer awareness’: Woman shows the reality of battling the disease

Fed up with ‘sexy’ breast cancer awareness campaigns like ‘No Bra Day’ and ‘Show Your Strap’, Jenn Alter has shared pictures showing the reality of …

7 Reasons Why People Who Wear a Watch to Work Are More Successful

Keeping track of time remains important in today’s world. As clocks become omnipresent on smart phones and other devices, you may wonder if wearing a …

FDA Approves Two Therapies to Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Diarrhea (IBS-D)

May 27, 2015 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Viberzi (eluxadoline) and Xifaxan (rifaximin), two new treatments, manufactured …

10 Phrases Women Should Stop Saying To Each Other

Equality for women has come on in leaps and bounds over the last 100 years, with society changing and accepting women as the equals that they are. …