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RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

A Rose by Any Name: Nebula Blossoms in Sweet Space Photo, Video

Omega Nebula, Swan Nebula, Checkmark Nebula, Horseshoe Nebula, Lobster Nebula — whatever you call it, the spectacular star-forming Messier 17 …

Cosmology

Four Years of News on Pelvic and Hernia Mesh Problems

Jane Akre<p><i>Happy Birthday to Mesh News Desk. Four years old this past August began the journey. From 2,500 mesh injury cases then, there are now more</i> …

Doxycycline shows dose-dependent changes in hernia repair strength after mesh repair

1.<p>Rutkow IM, Robbins AW (1993) Demographic, classificatory, and socioeconomic aspects of hernia repair in the United States. Surg Clin N Am …

Surgery for chronic inguinodynia following routine herniorrhaphy: beneficial effects on dysejaculation

1.<p>Bendavid R (1992) Dysejaculation an unusual complication of inguinal herniorraphy. Post Grad Gen Surg 4:139–141Google Scholar<p>2.<p>Aasvang EK, Møhl B, …

Lichtenstein tension-free repair.Ilioinguinal nerve identification and preservation.

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Butter unlikely to harm health, but margarine could be deadly

Saturated fat found in butter, meat or cream is unlikely to kill you, but margarine just might, new research suggests.<p>Although traditionally dieticians have advised people to cut down on animal fats, the biggest ever study has shown that it does not increase the risk of stroke, heart disease or …

Holistic Medicine

Hepatitis C patients in England denied lifesaving liver drug

Thousands of people in England with a chronic form of liver disease are being denied access to life-saving drugs that are available to patients in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.<p>Despite being recommended by European regulators and available in countries such as France and Germany, draft …

Medicine

A handful of dangerous new legal drugs has public health experts worried

Because these drugs are new and have not been rigorously tested, their effects may be erratic and unpredictable.<p>Some forms of these drugs, including flakka, have already been linked with several episodes of violent, dangerous, and even life-threatening behavior.<p>Since these drugs are not monitored, …

FDA Approval Of Medical Devices Involves Shockingly Little Research

A new report casts doubt on the rigor of even the agency's strictest approval processes.<p>Are federal regulators playing fast and loose with the health of the tens of millions of Americans who rely on medical devices to see, walk and survive?<p>That's the suggestion of a new study that finds most …

Medicine

How a digital pen can help doctors diagnose brain disease earlier

Around a million Americans are today living with Parkinson’s disease and some five million with Alzheimer’s. While teams of experts continue to …

Cody Wilson Denied Requested Injunction in His Ongoing 3D Printed Gun Lawsuit

On Friday August 7th, US District Judge Robert Pitman denied Cody Wilson’s motion for a preliminary injunction against the State Department’s order …

The FDA Just Lost A Lawsuit That Could Change How Drugs Are Regulated

A small drug company has won an early fight in its case against the FDA, which will allow it to promote its fish-oil pill for treatments not …

Lawsuit Filed in Federal Court to Stop Taxpayer Funding of Illegal Congressional Healthcare Benefits

The very Congress that forced the Affordable Care Act upon all of America gets their exchange provided healthcare benefits paid for by taxpayer …

NSA, AT&T Report Could Help Lawsuit Against Spy Agency

The Electronic Frontier Foundation sued the NSA in 2008 for working with AT&T to collect data on Americans. A new report could help its case.<p>A joint …

Surveillance

Fault in our Stars author John Green praised by fans for talking honestly about dealing with mental illness

John Green’s honest description of what it is to live with a mental illness in the public eye has been welcomed by his fans.<p>The <i>Fault in our Stars</i> …

Meet Genee, Your Artificially Intelligent Personal Assistant

Genee, an artificially intelligent scheduling app, is launching today into public beta so that anyone can have a personal assistant.<p>On the heels of Zirtual’s collapse, Genee hopes to take humans out of the equation entirely with its end-to-end scheduling helper that plugs into any existing calendar …

Artificial Intelligence

The End of the Universe: A (Slightly Premature) Lament

After a short, productive explosion of early activity, the universe has begun its long mope towards oblivion. To the extent that anything was ever …

Life on Mars

Space scientists won't say so, but the results of three brilliantly conceived experiments lead inevitably to one startling conclusion: Life, in some form, exists on Mars.<p>The idea that Mars, like the earth, might be the home of living beings has held our imagination since the turn of the century, …

Logging

A Periodic Table Surprise: The One Element In Stars That Isn't On Earth

When it comes to the elements in the periodic table found throughout the Universe, it’s only the first two that originated from the Big Bang: hydrogen and helium. Everything else was formed from stars, whether:<p>fused in their cores, from lighter elements into heavier ones,<br>• built in supernovae, where …

Universe

Stephen Hawking Says 'God Particle' Could Wipe Out the Universe

Stephen Hawking bet Gordon Kane $100 that physicists would not discover the Higgs boson. After losing that bet when physicists detected the particle …

Physics

Lost resting place of Egyptian queen Nefertiti may have been hidden by Tutankhamun's tomb, archaeologist says

An English archaeologist has suggested that the tomb of Tutankhamun, the most famous of Egypt's pharaohs, is hiding a secret that has eluded researchers since its discovery more than 90 years ago.<p>Dr. Nicholas Reeves of the University of Arizona told the Times of London that he believes he has …

Ancient History

China’s First Drone War Is Here

The United States is not exactly happy about Beijing’s drone proliferation. But, in this one case, it’s been strangely helpful.<p>The United States is …

Africa

How this chemist unwittingly helped spawn the synthetic drug industry

UNINCORPORATED JACKSON COUNTY, N.C. — The chemist who unwittingly helped spawn the District’s synthetic drug epidemic is a hard man to find. His phone numbers are listed under his wife’s name. Strangers who call his laboratories at Clemson University are told he doesn’t return messages.<p>To find him, …

Cannabis

Feds widening probe of deadly bacteria outbreaks tied to medical scopes

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is seeking thousands of page of documents in an investigation that has entangled all three manufacturers of a specialized medical scope tied to a deadly series of superbug outbreaks at hospitals across the country.<p>The three manufacturers of duodenoscopes — …

Public Health