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Women's Breasts Age Way Faster Than The Rest Of Their Bodies

A new technique for identifying the precise biological age of human tissue reveals that not all tissues grow old at the same rate.<p>A new technique for identifying the precise biological age of human tissue reveals that not all tissues grow old at the same rate. Not all parts of the body age alike, …

5 Tips to Help You Choose the Right Medical Career Path

Careers in the medical field have consistently been popular. Medical professions can be stable, well paid, and there’s always a need for medical …

Involuntarily Brewing Beer In Your Own Stomach & Getting Drunk Is A Real Medical Condition

There are a lot of things our bodies do that we don’t tell them to — our lungs know to breathe, our hearts know to beat, and we can grow humans in …

A Mother's Choice for her 3-Year-Old Son: Chemotherapy or Medical Marijuana

When chemotherapy made little Landon violently ill, his mother turned to medical marijuana to help. Guess what? It worked.<p>If your child was sick, …

Two men had all traces of HIV infection removed following a bone marrow transplant

We've seen several breakthroughs in HIV treatment this year — early treatment "functionally cured" a child and helped fourteen adults go off HIV drugs — and now researchers from Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital have discovered another advancement. At the International AIDS society conference, …

Nobels 2013: Physiology or Medicine

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to James Rothman, Randy Schekman and Thomas Südhof.<p>The three take the prize for …

Effective new malaria vaccine offers hope for breakthrough cure

An experimental malaria vaccine called PfSPZ is showing promise after it was found to have blocked the disease in early clinical trials, according to a new study published by <i>Science</i> magazine on Thursday. Researchers are calling the vaccine a breakthrough while also cautioning that PfSPZ isn't ready …

Grape skin extract before radiation kills more cancer - Futurity

Resveratrol, a compound found in grape skins and red wine, can make certain tumor cells …

UnCasted Cast

It’s bad enough that you have broken your arm and have to be out of action for almost three to four weeks; you also have to endure an unsightly cast. …

Bright eyes, clean brains: sleep might scrub away gray matter waste

A new theory on why we need shut-eye<p>It's long been known that sleep, much like eating or breathing, is a vital process for humans and animals. Insufficient shut-eye in people impairs cognition, curbs energy levels, and has been linked to a bevy of illnesses. But while scientists have explored …

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Ada Lovelace Day: Where are the women in science? Right here ... My top 10 female scientists

On Ada Lovelace Day, Suzi Gage considers the most influential and inspirational female scientists that have helped shape who she is – and the world as we know it.<p><b>Ada Lovelace Day</b>asks people to think about the women that have inspired them to be the person that they are today. The Day remembers the …

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Hallelujah, oil and gas forever!

Forget green or renewable energy, say these fossil fuel die-hards<p>For years, energy analysts had been anticipating an imminent decline in global oil supplies. Suddenly, they’re singing a new song: Fossil fuels growing scarce? Don’t even think about it! The news couldn’t be better: fossil fuels will …

Portable jaundice therapy could save infants’ lives

Nearly 8 in 10 premature babies, their livers still immature, suffer from jaundice – a build-up of blood pigment that turns their eyes and skin …

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …

10 Ways To Stop A Cold In Its Tracks

<i>By Jessica Levine for Men's Health</i><p>If you don't fast-forward commercials, you've seen this one from Zicam: A pretty woman daintily sneezes into her elbow when out of nowhere a snot-nosed monster of a cold is chasing her. "That first sneeze. You have a pre-cold," the voiceover says. She runs. He …

Beauty Lab: Night Creams

The best make-up and skincare products go under the Fashion Team's microscope. This week: night creams.<p>BY <b>Katy Young</b> | 16 October 2013<p>t's time to start maximising your skin's overnight repair process with a specific cream. "Most of our cell regeneration occurs at night, when our skin is no longer …