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Study Finds Cigarette Smokers Have Radically Increased 'Mutational Signatures' in Their DNA

Cancer, of course, is not new. Throughout the ages societies have defined and dealt with it variously. Ancient Greeks employed the term <i>onkos</i> to …

Healthy Feet - Harvard Health

Key tips for stronger, healthier, and happier feet<p>When your feet work like they’re supposed to, you probably don’t give them a second thought. But …

Harvard Medical School

How To Heal Injuries

Everyone gets hurt. Not everyone heals at the same rate, however—not because of inherent differences in genetic makeup and physiology but rather …

Pain

This $5,900 chair may be the tech world's new key to productivity

Che Voigt believes his company has solved problems that have plagued the working world since the advent of typing.<p>It's a solution to hunched backs, stiff necks and tight shoulders. It's a workstation that, with a push of a button, transitions from a standing desk to a seated table to a fully …

Immune System

10 Lies You Shouldn't Tell Your Doctor

Doctors have this nasty habit of asking a lot of questions, many of which make us uncomfortable or self-conscious. So we bluff. A lot. Here are 10 …

Want to prevent a stroke? Combine wearables

AliveCor says their new combination of ECG and blood pressure can laser target stroke.<p>The first iOS app to roll up FDA-approved electrocardiogram (ECG) and blood pressure readings in a single display was introduced Thursday by AliveCor. It's the latest example of the increasing importance of health …

Medical Technology

Rejoice, Science Just Revealed That Booze Battles Colds and the Flu

It turns out that liquor shots are the new flu shots.<p>945<p>SHARES<p>With cold and flu season at the door, many people will be heading out to get a flu …

Microsoft hopes AI will find better cancer treatments

Google isn't the only tech giant hoping that artificial intelligence can aid the fight against cancer. Microsoft has unveiled Project Hanover, an effort to use AI for both understanding and treating cancers. To begin with, the company is developing a system that would automatically process legions …

Smoking Leaves Permanent ‘Footprint’ On Human DNA, Study Finds

A study found that smoking can damage the DNA, permanently altering nearly 7,000 genes that can contribute to the development of smoking-related …

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Hep C and the false economy of the health care system: Fiorito

Celeste said, “I used to be out of control. I was sober for two years straight. Now I’m an occasional user.”<p>And if you met these two women today you …

Breasts Have Their Own Microbiome - And It Could Influence Your Cancer Risk

Your breast has its own unique ecosystem.<p>You’ve probably heard that every human on Earth has a unique set of bacterial colonies living in their gut, …

Cancer