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First Head Transplant Recipient Valery Spiridinov Hopes Surgery Will Help Him Be Independent

'But my girlfriend accepts me the way I am'<p>The man who hopes to be the world’s first recipient of a head transplant has explained why he is willing …

Trying to Get Pregnant When You Have PCOS

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (aka PCOS), is a hormonal disorder typically characterized by irregular, painful periods, higher-than-average androgens, and ovarian cysts. Five to ten percent of women in reproductive age have PCOS, but fewer recognize it because the symptoms can look different for …

Motherless babies possible as scientists create live offspring without need for female egg

Motherless babies could be on the horizon after scientists discovered a method of creating offspring without the need for a female egg.<p>The landmark experiment by the University of Bath rewrites 200 years of biology teaching and could pave the way for a baby to be born from the DNA of two men.<p>It was …

Genetics

50 Years Ago, Sugar Industry Quietly Paid Scientists To Point Blame At Fat

In the 1960s, the sugar industry funded research that downplayed the risks of sugar and highlighted the hazards of fat, according to a newly published article in <i>JAMA Internal Medicine.</i><p>The article draws on internal documents to show that an industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation wanted …

Diabetes

How an Android-powered artificial pancreas could revolutionise diabetes management

An artificial pancreas -- a closed-loop system using monitors, pumps, algorithms, and an Android smartphone -- could be hitting the market in a …

Can You Ask About Mental Health When Hiring?

What can you ask in interviews without running afoul of the law?<p><i>Editor's note: Inc.com columnist Alison Green answers questions about workplace and management issues--everything from how to deal with a micromanaging boss to how to talk to someone on your team about body odor.</i><p>A reader writes:<p>I've …

4 Conditions That Resemble Depression, But Aren't

<i>“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It is what you know for sure that just ain’t so.”</i><p>This quote, frequently misattributed to …

New drug 'wakes up' immune system to fight one of deadliest cancers

IMM-101 drug has extended lives of people with metastatic pancreatic cancer and appears to have no side-effects<p>A new drug that “wakes up” the immune system to attack cancer has extended the lives of people with metastatic pancreatic cancer and has no side-effects, raising hopes for a new and …

Immunotherapy

Are we getting Alzheimer's from breathing magnetite crystals into our brains?

A new study from Lancaster University researchers reports on the presence of magnetic nanoparticles in the human brain, possibly stemming from air …

Does Stem Cell Therapy Actually Work?

CURE FROM THE FUTURE

Colorado's single payer healthcare idea could make Bernie Sanders' vision a reality

Thought the health insurance debate passed along with the Affordable Care Act? Hardly. Obamacare was only the beginning of a national push to change …

‘If Men Had Periods’ accidentally raises awareness about transgender health

What would it be like if men had to endure menstrual periods each month?<p>The classic response to this question usually hinges on resentments about the …

Should we be forcing people with severe mental illness to have treatment they don't want?

Imagine you are diagnosed with cancer. As awful as that is, you look into the side-effects of chemotherapy and decide they are even worse. You tell …