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Major breakthrough against heart failure after scientists use stem cells in 'astonishing' trial which could help millions

Heart attack patients who were not expected to live are fit and healthy after scientists regenerated their hearts with stem cells in a ground-breaking trial which could help millions of people with heart failure.<p>The research is the first to show that scarring of heart muscle, associated with a …

Gauging stem cells for regenerative medicine - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

LA JOLLA–Salk scientists and colleagues have proposed new molecular criteria for judging just how close any line of laboratory-generated stem cells …

What happens to privacy when young adults stay on parental insurance?

The health law opened the door for millions of young adults to stay on their parents’ health insurance until they turn 26. But there’s a downside to remaining on the family plan: Chances are that Mom or Dad, as policyholder, will get a notice from the insurer every time the grown-up kid gets …

This State May Ditch Obamacare for Single-Payer Healthcare This November

Image source: White House via Flickr.<p>President Obama's signature health reform law, the Affordable Care Act -- which you probably know as "Obamacare" -- has been controversial and generally disliked by about halfof Americans since it was signed into law in March 2010.<p>The Kaiser Family Foundation …

Access to health care needs redesign: Health Quality Ontario chief

When it comes to health care, do we all get the same treatment? We spoke with Dr. Jeff Turnbull about health equity. He's the Chief of Clinical …

Stirred by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Democrats seem to be having doubts about the federal health care law, a contentious issue for most of President Barack Obama's …

Health Care

10 Interesting facts about human brain you may not know

The human brain is the command center for the human nervous system. It receives input from the sensory organs and sends output to the muscles. The …

Quentin Tarantino confirms the rumor that all his movies are connected

There was never any doubt that Quentin Tarantino’s films had loose ties to one another, but this week, he finally confirmed that each and every one …

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LEBRON JAMES: How the king of the NBA spends his millions

Off the court, he's equally relentless. On Monday, James signed a lifetime endorsement deal with Nike— a move that was so big it is more like the merger of two corporations— becoming the first athlete in the company's 44-year history to do so.<p>As a result of his unwavering successes on and off the …

Drugs which harness the body's own immune system get the green light

'Game-changing' cancer therapy which harnesses the body's own immune system is granted European approval, and will now be considered by NHS rationing bodies<p>The first drugs which can cure the body of cancer by infecting them with a modified virus have been licensed for use in this country.<p>European …

There’s a Mystery Machine That Sculpts the Human Genome

Geneticists can’t see this machine, but they can see its works—and they say it might be the key to reshaping the genome.<p>Genomes are so regularly represented as strings of letters—As, Gs, Cs, and Ts—that it’s easy to forget that they aren’t just abstract collections of data. They exist in three …

Genetics

There's a new, emerging threat to Obamacare — and it's coming from Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

The newest threat to the law, though, is unique. It came this week from one of Obama's friendliest allies — the Democratic front-runner to succeed him in the Oval Office.<p>Hillary Clinton, Obama's former secretary of state, said Tuesday that she favored repealing the law's so-called Cadillac tax.<p>"Too …

Health Care

What It's Like to Watch My Brother Stephen Curry During His Amazing MVP Season

<i>Few people have watched Stephen Curry put together his MVP campaign while leading the Warriors to the NBA's best record with more interest than his younger brother, Seth Curry, a former Duke Blue Devil and now a member of the D-League's Erie BayHawks.</i><p><i>Seth recently spoke with B/R and offered his</i> …

How to Talk to Your Kids About Caitlyn Jenner

After Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce Jenner, appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair, she became arguably the most visible transgender person in the …

13 Things Successful 'Mad Men' Characters Do (and You Should Too)

The best drama on television for learning about the ups and downs of entrepreneurship is back for its final season.<p>This column is about <i>Mad Men</i>, but you don't have to watch the show to understand it (well, at least most of it).<p>As the show returns for its final half-season (set in 1970), I'm …

Claire McCaskill knocks NCAA, 'one & done thing' after Duke win

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sen. Claire McCaskill "stirred things up" Monday night after Wisconsin fell to Duke in the NCAA final.<p>That's according to the Missouri Democrat's own admission after she tweeted about Duke's victory, saying "congrats" but that she "was rooting for [the] team who had stars that are actually …

Artist Creates Water-Activated Street Art To Make People Smile On A Rainy Day

Like a new modern version of invisible ink, superhydrophobic coatings can also be used to create hidden street art that stays invisible until it gets …

The Radical Christianity Of Kendrick Lamar

To understand who Kendrick is, you have to understand what he believes. Parsing prominent religious themes in the life and music of hip-hop's most unconventional new superstar.<p>The first time the rapper Lecrae spoke to Kendrick Lamar, more than five years ago, he called him after hearing the song …

10 Crazy Uses For Animal Venom

When snakes and spiders try to kill us but wind up helping<p>All it takes is a pinch on the leg from a sting or a bite, and you could be dead within minutes. Venom, whether it’s from reptiles, insects, fish, mammals or arthropods, is extremely potent, but it’s not always deadly.<p>Venom has evolved …

Zoology

Does chilly weather really cause a cold?

Maybe Mom was right all along.<p>Although generations of parents have warned their children that venturing into the cold without a hat will make them sick, scientists have long understood that viruses cause the common cold, and that they can strike in all seasons.<p>Now, however, new research suggests …

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